Keynesianism during the current economic crisis is subject of lecture

Feb. 22, 2011 9:33 a.m.

Henry Farrell, an associate professor of political science at George Washington University, will speak on "Networks and Ideational Power: The Rise and Decline of Keynesianism During the Economic Crisis" on Thursday, March 3, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. in Burr Hall, Room 216, at Princeton University. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the Politics of the Economic Crisis research cluster in the Princeton Institute for International Studies as part of its spring speaker series.

**Media who would like to attend should RSVP by Feb. 28 to Jayne Bialkowski at or (609) 258-2635.**

Farrell's research interests include institutional theory, politics and the Internet, European Union-U.S. relations, the internal politics of the European Union and theories of trust. His most recent book, "The Political Economy of Trust: Institutions, Interests and Inter-Firm Cooperation in Italy and Germany" was published in 2009.

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.

For more information, contact Jayne Bialkowski at or (609) 258-2635.