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Karen Shire | Scholar in Residence Lecture 3: Trafficked, Forced, and Informalized Labor

While the discussion of regulatory pathways in this series of lectures so far has attributed challenges to gaps in international conventions and national/sectoral regulations, in this domain, international rules and normative principles are extensive and widely shared. mehr

Karen Shire | Scholar in Residence Lecture 2: Trafficked, Forced, and Informalized Labor

In this second lecture Shire draws on global historical research to show how the creation and maintenance of an industrial labor force was rooted in forms of indentured migrant labor, recruited and transported by profit-taking intermediaries. mehr

Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou | Speculative Communities: Living with Uncertainty in a Financialized World

From staggeringly expensive tech IPOs to big bets on the derivatives market, speculation has gripped the financial world. As sociologist Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou argues, however, speculative thinking has had the greater impact, shaping our larger social and political lives. As ordinary people make exceptional decisions, such as the American election of a populist demagogue or the British vote to leave the European Union, they are moving from time-honored and -tested practices of governance… mehr

Karen Shire | Scholar in Residence Lecture 1: Theorizing Regulatory Challenges of Transnational Labor

While national economies may rely on different growth models, they are all going through a similar “digital transformation.” Telecommunications and IT firms are at the forefront of these developments – responsible for building and servicing networks and data storage infrastructure; and developing and selling new AI- and cloud-based tools to businesses. This talk will look at how labor unions are influencing the strategies of telecom and IT firms in this growing industry. mehr

Wachstumsstrategien nach Krisen: Gesellschaftsforschung 1|2022 ist erschienen

Wirtschaftswachstum ist eine Grundvoraussetzung für die Stabilität und Legitimität kapitalistischer Ökonomien. Im Schwerpunkt der neuen Ausgabe der Gesellschaftsforschung stellt die MPIfG-Wissenschaftlerin Arianna Tassinari ihre Forschung zu politischen Wachstumsstrategien vor. mehr

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Wachstumsstrategien nach Krisen: Gesellschaftsforschung 1|2022 ist erschienen

Wirtschaftswachstum ist eine Grundvoraussetzung für die Stabilität und Legitimität kapitalistischer Ökonomien. Im Schwerpunkt der neuen Ausgabe der Gesellschaftsforschung stellt die MPIfG-Wissenschaftlerin Arianna Tassinari ihre Forschung zu politischen Wachstumsstrategien vor. mehr

„Regulating Transnational Labor“: Vortragsreihe von MPIfG Scholar in Residence Karen Shire

Karen Shire ist seit Oktober 2021 Scholar in Residence am MPIfG. Während ihres Aufenthalts bietet sie eine Vortragsreihe mit dem Titel „Regulating Transnational Labor“ an. mehr

Donato Di Carlo ist Mitglied im Lenkungsausschuss der ECPR Standing Group „Political Economy and Welfare Politics“

Donato Di Carlo, Wissenschaftler am MPIfG, wurde zum Mai 2022  in den Lenkungsausschuss der „Political Economy and Welfare State Politics“ Standing Group des European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) berufen. mehr

„The ,Great Transformation‘“: Gemeinsame Tagung mit dem Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft

Bereits zum elften Mal sind Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler des MPIfG und des Instituts der deutschen Wirtschaft (IW) zu einer gemeinsamen Tagung zusammengekommen. mehr

Osama Iqbal ist neuer Doktorandensprecher

Osama Iqbal wurde Ende April 2022 von den Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden der IMPRS-SPCE zu ihrem neuen Sprecher gewählt. mehr

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Karen Shire | Scholar in Residence Lecture 3: Trafficked, Forced, and Informalized Labor

While the discussion of regulatory pathways in this series of lectures so far has attributed challenges to gaps in international conventions and national/sectoral regulations, in this domain, international rules and normative principles are extensive and widely shared. mehr

Karen Shire | Scholar in Residence Lecture 2: Trafficked, Forced, and Informalized Labor

In this second lecture Shire draws on global historical research to show how the creation and maintenance of an industrial labor force was rooted in forms of indentured migrant labor, recruited and transported by profit-taking intermediaries. mehr

Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou | Speculative Communities: Living with Uncertainty in a Financialized World

From staggeringly expensive tech IPOs to big bets on the derivatives market, speculation has gripped the financial world. As sociologist Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou argues, however, speculative thinking has had the greater impact, shaping our larger social and political lives. As ordinary people make exceptional decisions, such as the American election of a populist demagogue or the British vote to leave the European Union, they are moving from time-honored and -tested practices of governance… mehr

Karen Shire | Scholar in Residence Lecture 1: Theorizing Regulatory Challenges of Transnational Labor

While national economies may rely on different growth models, they are all going through a similar “digital transformation.” Telecommunications and IT firms are at the forefront of these developments – responsible for building and servicing networks and data storage infrastructure; and developing and selling new AI- and cloud-based tools to businesses. This talk will look at how labor unions are influencing the strategies of telecom and IT firms in this growing industry. mehr

Viginia Doellgast | Exit, Voice, and Solidarity in the Digital Economy

While national economies may rely on different growth models, they are all going through a similar “digital transformation.” Telecommunications and IT firms are at the forefront of these developments – responsible for building and servicing networks and data storage infrastructure; and developing and selling new AI- and cloud-based tools to businesses. This talk will look at how labor unions are influencing the strategies of telecom and IT firms in this growing industry. mehr

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