MPIfG Lecture: New Gilded Age in a Broken World? The Super-Rich, Urban Life, and City Politics
This public lecture by Rowland Atkinson (University of Sheffield) addresses the “capture” of the city by the rich and asks if systemic constraints and public anger can propel the taming of wealth. The lecture will take place in person at the MPIfG in Cologne on June 29, 2022.

MPIfG Podcast: Regulating Transnational Labor
Listen to the three-part lecture series by MPIfG Scholar in Residence Karen Shire on “Regulating Transnational Labor” in which she develops an economic sociological approach to the making and regu­lation of transnational labor markets in the global economy.

Bulfone, Ergen and Kalaitzake: No Strings Attached
In their Discussion Paper on corporate welfare, Fabio Bulfone, Timur Ergen and Manolis Kalaitzake provide analytical building blocks to conceptualize transfers to business, work out core challenges for empirical research, and present empirical illustrations.


Zwischen Globalismus und Demokratie: Politische Ökonomie im ausgehenden Neoliberalismus
Critical Encounters: Capitalism, Democracy, Ideas
Uncertain Futures: Imaginaries, Narratives, and Calculation in the Economy
Neoliberal Resilience: Lessons in Democracy and Development from Latin America and Eastern Europe
Social Protection, Capitalist Production: The Bismarckian Welfare State in the German Political Economy, 1880-2015
Making It at Any Cost: Aspirations and Politics in a Counterfeit Clothing Marketplace
The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy
Contestants, Profiteers, and the Political Dynamics of Marketization: How Shareholders Gained Control Rights in Britain, Germany, and France
China's Capitalism: A Paradoxical Route to Economic Prosperity
The Future of the World: Futurology, Futurists, and the Struggle for the Post Cold War Imagination
MPIfG Discussion Papers
MPIfG Discussion Papers present results from ongoing research and contribute to current scholarly and public debate. They are subject to internal peer review and published open access.
MPIfG Journal Articles
Articles by MPIfG researchers that have previously been published in peer-reviewed journals are published online in the MPIfG Journal Articles series.
Bremer, Björn, Marius R. Busemeyer
Fiscal Policy Preferences, Trade-Offs, and Support for Social Investment. In: Journal of Public Policy, published online May 27, 2022.
No Strings Attached: Corporate Welfare, State Intervention, and the Issue of Conditionality. In: Competition & Change, published online May 17, 2022.
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