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Visiting Researchers at the MPIfG


Dr. Giacomo Bazzani

Home institution: Department of Cultures, Politics, and Society (CPS), University of Turin, Italy
Research topic: Why Use a Complementary Currency? Economic and Social Effects of Sardex
At the MPIfG: October 1, 2017–March 29, 2018


Maximilian Düsterhöft

Home institution: Faculty of Business and Economics, TU Dresden (Technische Universität Dresden), Germany
Research topic: How the language of central banks strategically influences the development of economic expectations
At the MPIfG: February 1, 2018–April 30, 2018


Stefan Heeb

Home institution: Department of Sociology, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Research topic: Japan's liberalization trajectory
At the MPIfG: February 1, 2018–May 31, 2018

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Dr. Moisés Kopper

Home institution: Center for Metropolitan Studies (Centro de Estudos da Metrópole), University of São Paulo, Brazil
Research topic: Intersection of new forms of political participation; citizen activism, and consumption in contemporary Brazil
At the MPIfG: November 2, 2017–October 31, 2018

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Professor John Wilkinson

Home institution: Graduate Program in Social Sciences in Development, Agriculture and Society (CPDA), Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Research topic: The German contribution to New Economic Sociology: The articulation of micro and macro perspectives
At the MPIfG: August 8, 2017–March 31, 2018

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Dr. Craig Zabala

Home institution: Concorde Group, New York, USA
Research topic: Developments in the global shadow banking sector: New developments in the United States, Europe and Germany
At the MPIfG: July 15, 2016–June 30, 2018


The MPIfG considers international cooperation to be the most promising organizational form of comparative research. Many visiting researchers make valuable contributions to its research program.
The MPIfG is part of a worldwide network of research institutions and researchers working in the social sciences. It cooperates closely with several research institutes abroad.

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