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Democratic Capitalism at the Crossroads


Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019.


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1. Introduction

2. Manchester

3. Detroit

4. Silicon Valley

5. Dire Straits

6. Robots vs. Democracy?


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Political Order and Inequality. Their Foundations and their Consequences for Human Welfare.


New York: Cambridge University Press. 2015.


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1. Tabula rasa

2. Political order

3. Technological progress

4. Warfare

5. Inequality

6. Modern breakthrough

7. Conclusions.


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Oxford Handbook of Comparative Politics.


Co-editor with Susan Stokes. New York: Oxford University Press. 2007.

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Democracy and Redistribution.


New York: Cambridge University Press. 2003.

Winner of the 2004 American Political Science Association William Riker Award for Best Book on Political Economy. 

Winner of the 2004 Society for Comparative Research Mattei Dogan Award for Best Book in Comparative Research.

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L'obertura catalana.


Barcelona: Idees Assaig Breu. 2002.

Winner of the "I Premi Revista Idees d'Assaig Breu, 2002"

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Partits polítics i sistemes electorals.


Barcelona: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. 2000.

Electronic manuscript for one-semester course in Catalonia’s virtual university

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Political Parties, Growth, and Equality. Conservative and Social Democratic Strategies in the World Economy.


New York: Cambridge University Press. 1998.

Winner of the 1999 American Political Science Association William Riker Award for Best Book on Political Economy. 

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Partidos políticos, crecimiento e igualdad. Estrategias económicas conservadoras y socialdemócratas en democracias avanzadas.


Madrid: Alianza Editorial. 1996.

Winner of the 2000 Spanish Political Science Association Best Book Award in Political Science for best book published in 1994-98.

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Per què la democràcia funcioni. La importància del capital social.


Edition and translation to Catalan of Robert Putnam's Making Democracy Work. Barcelona: Proa.  2000.