Soskice, Professor David

David Soskice is Research Professor in the Political Science Dept at Duke University, School Centennial Professor of European Political Economy at the London School of Economics, and Research Professor at the
WissenschaftszentrumBerlin (WZB). He read PPE at Trinity College, Oxford, and from 1968 was Economics Fellow at University College, Oxford, before becoming Director at the WZB in 1990 where he developed a research programme on Varieties of Capitalism. This research is collected in the volume co-edited with Peter A Hall (Harvard),
Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage(Oxford Univ Press, 2001). His current research is on the co-evolution of capitalist systems and their political and legal representation over the last two centuries (two initial papers from this with Torben Iversen (Harvard) have been published in the
American Political Science Review, 2001 and 2006). He also works on the political economy of macroeconomics (papers with Iversen,
Quarterly Journal of Economics,2000 and
Annual Review of Political Science,2006), and has just published
Macroeconomics: Imperfections, Institutions Policies(OUP, 2006) with Wendy Carlin (UCL). He is on the advisory board of the CLPE Comparative Research in Law & Political Economy Network at Osgoode Hall Law School. In Spring 2007 he was Visiting Professor of Government at Harvard.

Fellow Year: 
2006 - 2007
Professor David

Research Professor, Political Science Dept., Duke UniversityM.A. (Oxford); B.A. (PPE)

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