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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

The Emergence of Markets

Market Formation and Social Movements
Simone Schiller-Merkens
The Political Economy of the Photovoltaics Industry
Timur Ergen

Illegal Markets

The Structure of Illegal Markets
Jens Beckert and Renate Mayntz
Illegal Markets under Crisis Conditions
Matías Dewey
Financial Crime
Jens Beckert and Arjan Reurink

Wealth and Social Inequality

Forbes 400: The Super Rich in the United States
Jens Beckert, Philipp Korom, and Mark Lutter


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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
Preference Formation among European Trade Unions
Martin Seeliger (Doctoral project)
The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Adjustments
Alexander Spielau (Doctoral project)
Economic and Social Integration in Europe
Martin Höpner and Armin Schäfer
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 Emergence and Diffusion of Social Norms
Karlijn Roex (Doctoral project)


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


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

Welfare States


Project Area
Institution Building across Borders


Introduction to "Institution Building across Borders"
Sigrid Quack
Trajectories of Transnational Governance
Sigrid Quack
Social Mobilization in Brazil
Ana Carolina Alfinito Vieira (Doctoral project)
Environmental Programs in Catholic Orders
Jiska Gojowczyk (Doctoral project)


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
Developmental Regimes in Latin America and Eastern Europe
Aldo Madariaga
The Regulation of Paid Domestic Work
Virginia Kimey Pflücke
Economic Change and the Conflict on Tax Reforms
Inga Rademacher
The Political Economy of Sociotechnical Change
Filippo Reale
The Working Day of Taxi Drivers in Warsaw
Marcin Serafin
Integrating Spheres and Uncertainties in International Adoption
Christian Tribowski
Statist Skill Formation
Annika Wederhake

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