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Project Area
Sociology of Markets


Introduction to "Sociology of Markets"
Jens Beckert


How Are Markets Possible?
Jens Beckert

The Future in Economic Action

Fictionality and Capitalist Dynamics
Jens Beckert
Monetary Governability in the Euro Area
Benjamin Braun
Incentives Contested
Guus Dix
The Politics of Deindustrialization
Timur Ergen
The Working Day of Taxi Drivers in Warsaw
Marcin Serafin
Imagined Futures in Crisis
Lisa Suckert

The Emergence of Markets

The Nature of Markets
Christopher Rea
Market Formation and Social Movements
Simone Schiller-Merkens
The Political Economy of Intercountry Adoption
Christian Tribowski

Illegal Markets

The Structure of Illegal Markets
Jens Beckert and Renate Mayntz
Financial Crime
Jens Beckert and Arjan Reurink
Financial Elites on Trial
Thomas Angeletti
Illegal Markets under Crisis Conditions
Matías Dewey
Illegal, Immoral, and Illegitimate
Maurício Reinert

Wealth and Social Inequality

Forbes 400: The Super Rich in the United States
Jens Beckert, Philipp Korom, and Mark Lutter
Inheritance Taxation
Jens Beckert with Lukas Arndt


Project Area
Research Group on the Political Economy of European Integration


Introduction to "Political Economy of European Integration"
Martin Höpner
The Dynamics of "Integration through Law"
Martin Höpner
Wage Setting in the Eurozone
Martin Höpner
The EU Politics of Securitization
Marina Hübner (Doctoral project)
Preference Formation among European Trade Unions
Martin Seeliger (Doctoral project)
The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Adjustments
Alexander Spielau (Doctoral project)
Parliaments and the Economic Governance of the European Union
Aleksandra Maatsch


Project Area
Research Group on the Transnational Diffusion of Innovation


Introduction to "Transnational Diffusion of Innovation"
Mark Lutter
The Role of Legitimation in the Diffusion of Innovations
Mark Lutter
"Winner-Take-All" Markets in the Creative Industries
Mark Lutter
The Impact of the Economy on Suicide
Karlijn Roex (Doctoral project)
Credit Booms and Crashes
Tod Van Gunten


Project Area
Research Group on the Economization of the Social and the History of Complexity


Introduction to "The Economization of the Social"
Ariane Leendertz
Social "Complexity"
Ariane Leendertz
Popular Diagnoses of the Present
Torsten Kathke
The Formatting of Working Subjects
Daniel Monninger (Doctoral project)


Project Area
Institutional Change in Contemporary Capitalism


The Fiscal Crisis of the State in Contemporary Capitalism
Wolfgang Streeck
Capitalist Development and the Market for Corporate Control
Helen Callaghan


Project Area
Governance of Global Structures


Globalization and Governance
Renate Mayntz
Normative Foundations and Limits of Political Legitimacy
Fritz W. Scharpf


Project Area
Theories and Methods


Technical Advice for Projects at the Institute
Lothar Krempel
Interest Formation in Virtual Groups
Lothar Krempel


Project Area
IMPRS-SPCE Doctoral Program: Dissertation Projects


Uncertainties and Their Effects on Fertility Behavior
Annina T. Hering
Political Responsiveness in the Context of Growing Inequality
Lea Elsässer
Racial Exclusion and Regional Development in Columbia
Irina España
Environmental Programs in Catholic Orders
Jiska Gojowczyk
The Market for Egg Freezing
Dennis Mwaura
The Regulation of Paid Domestic Work
Virginia Kimey Pflücke
Economic Change and the Conflict on Tax Reforms
Inga Rademacher
Statist Skill Formation
Annika Wederhake


Project Area
Projects by Visiting Researchers


Reproducing Gender Inequality
Nina Suesse (Doctoral project)

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