Tim Marple

Tim Marple is an Associate Director at the Berkeley APEC Study Center and Ph.D. candidate in the Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests broadly include dynamics of regulatory decision-making and uncertainty in international political economy, with methodological focuses on quantitative research and social network analysis. He has published research on topics ranging from the role of social distance in regulatory advocacy at the SEC, to homophily among central bankers during the 2008 crisis. His dissertation research focuses specifically on the processes and patterns of cryptocurrency governance in the United States and across the world. He currently serves as managing editor for the journal Business and Politics and the Associate Director at the Berkeley APEC Studies Center (BASC). Tim earned his B.A. (2016) and M.A. (2017) from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in Political Science and Data Analysis.

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Content By Tim Marple

Indo-Pacific Geo-Economic Competition

This research is supported by the Japan Foundation, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, and Institute of the National Interest, Chung- Ang University. This conference addressed geo-economic strategic competition in the Indo-Pacific, exploring both the theoretical and thematic contours of this concept and issue specific dynamics in the areas of finance, trade, energy, and technology competition. […]

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The social management of complex uncertainty: Central Bank similarity and crisis liquidity swaps at the Federal Reserve

|By Tim Marple|

Review of International Organizations, 2021
During the global financial crisis, the Federal Reserve issued billions of dollars in liquidity swap agreements with foreign central banks, serving as a global lender of last resorts.

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Digital Currency Wars? US-China Competition and Economic Statecraft

|By Vinod Aggarwal – Director| Tim Marple|

Global Asia, 2020
The importance of digital currencies is rising in a variety of economic relations across the world, ranging from basic payment systems such as Bitcoin to alternative central bank currencies.

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