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Globalization, Growth, and Redistribution

Politics of the Economic Crisis
Carles Boix (Princeton University)


Date/Time: 04/07/11 at 4:30 pm - 04/07/11 at 5:30 pm

Carles Boix is the Robert Garrett Professor in Politics and a professor of politics and public affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He teaches and writes on comparative political economy and comparative politics. His current research includes two main projects: a book on the origins and persistence of inequality, and the exploration of the political conditions that led to the emergence of various party systems and electoral institutions in advanced democracies in the 19th and 20th centuries. Boix is the author of numerous publications including, as coeditor, the Oxford Handbook of Comparative Politics. Ph.D. Harvard University.

**Media who would like to attend should RSVP by March 29 to Jayne Bialkowski at or (609) 258-2635.**

The Politics of the Economic Crisis research cluster is codirected by Larry Bartels, the Donald E. Stokes Professor of Public and International Affairs and director of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs' Center for the Study of Democratic Politics; Nancy Bermeo, the Nuffield Professor of Comparative Politics and director of the Center for the Study of Inequality and Democracy at the University of Oxford; and Jonas Pontusson, a professor of comparative politics at the University of Geneva.

Category: PIIRS