Institute News

<strong>Growth strategies after crises: Gesellschaftsforschung 1|2022 is published</strong>

Economic growth is a fundamental prerequisite for the stability and legitimacy of capitalist economies. In her lead article in the new issue of the MPIfG’s German-language research magazine Gesellschaftsforschung, MPIfG researcher Arianna Tassinari presents her research on political growth strategies. more

“Regulating Transnational Labor:” Lecture series by MPIfG Scholar in Residence Karen Shire

Karen Shire has been the MPIfG Scholar in Residence since October 2021. During her stay, she is delivering a series of three lectures “Regulating Transnational Labor,” in which she discusses the possibilities and challenges for regulating cross-border labor mobility. more

<strong>Donato Di Carlo is Steering Committee member of ECPR’s “Political Economy and Welfare State Politics” Standing Group</strong>

Starting in May 2022, MPIfG Senior Researcher Donato Di Carlo has been appointed member of the Steering Committee of the “Political Economy and Welfare State Politics” Standing Group of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). more

“The ‘Great Transformation’:” Joint conference with the German Economic Institute

This is the eleventh time that researchers from the MPIfG and the German Economic Institute (IW) have come together for a joint conference. The topic of the round table discussion on May 4, 2022, was “The ‘Great Transformation’: New Rules of the Game?” The contributions and discussions dealt with global change processes in the economy and politics. more

Osama Iqbal is new doctoral spokesperson

Osama Iqbal is new doctoral spokesperson more

<strong>Growth strategies after crises: Gesellschaftsforschung 1|2022 is published</strong>

Economic growth is a fundamental prerequisite for the stability and legitimacy of capitalist economies. In her lead article in the new issue of the MPIfG’s German-language research magazine Gesellschaftsforschung, MPIfG researcher Arianna Tassinari presents her research on political growth strategies. more

“Regulating Transnational Labor:” Lecture series by MPIfG Scholar in Residence Karen Shire

Karen Shire has been the MPIfG Scholar in Residence since October 2021. During her stay, she is delivering a series of three lectures “Regulating Transnational Labor,” in which she discusses the possibilities and challenges for regulating cross-border labor mobility. more

<strong>Donato Di Carlo is Steering Committee member of ECPR’s “Political Economy and Welfare State Politics” Standing Group</strong>

Starting in May 2022, MPIfG Senior Researcher Donato Di Carlo has been appointed member of the Steering Committee of the “Political Economy and Welfare State Politics” Standing Group of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). more

“The ‘Great Transformation’:” Joint conference with the German Economic Institute

This is the eleventh time that researchers from the MPIfG and the German Economic Institute (IW) have come together for a joint conference. The topic of the round table discussion on May 4, 2022, was “The ‘Great Transformation’: New Rules of the Game?” The contributions and discussions dealt with global change processes in the economy and politics. more

Osama Iqbal is new doctoral spokesperson

Osama Iqbal is new doctoral spokesperson more

Clientelism and Electoral Dominance in Turkey

Düzgün Arslantaş more

German voters and Eurobonds

Lucio Baccaro, Björn Bremer, Erik Neimanns more

Europe and Brexit: “Emphasize social and joint culture”

Lisa Suckert, wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, plädiert für eine differenziertere Wahrnehmung der Brexit-Kampagne und der ökonomischen Identität Großbritanniens. Doch auch die EU sei gefragt: Sie müsse sich verändern, um die Bedürfnisse von Austrittsbefürwortern innerhalb der EU besser zu verstehen, gegenzusteuern und den europäischen Zusammenhalt zu stärken. more

“Keep the future open”

Seit jeher versuchen Menschen, die Zukunft vorherzusehen: aus Träumen, aus den Sternen oder mithilfe von Karten und Würfeln. Heute scheinen die Bedingungen für verlässliche Vorhersagen dank großer Datenbanken und computergestützter Auswertung besser denn je. Akos Rona-Tas warnt jedoch vor zu viel Vertrauen in die neuen Prognosetechniken. Der Soziologieprofessor an der University of California San Diego, der im Sommersemester 2018 Scholar in Residence am Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung in Köln war, befasst sich mit den Schattenseiten moderner Wahrsagung. more

Lisa Herzog | Big Data and the Risk of Misguided Responsibilization
Is capitalism a remarkable mechanism for growing a society with widely shared wealth, or is it a tool for transferring wealth to a select few? In her talk, Carolyn Sissoko suggests that it is both, and that our current economic structure is post-capitalist. more
Carolyn Sissoko | The Financial Foundations of Capitalism and Widely-Shared Wealth
Is capitalism a remarkable mechanism for growing a society with widely shared wealth, or is it a tool for transferring wealth to a select few. In her talk, Carolyn Sissoko will suggest that it is both, and that our current economic structure is post-capitalist more
Duncan Wigan | Identity Switching in Disruptive Organizations
How do entrepreneurs create organizations intended to disrupt an environment? And how do they stabilize them as organizations once they have made their mark? This talk provides a framework for understanding how issue entrepreneurs propel disruptive organizations by switching identities between different network domains. more
Catherine E. De Vries | Political Entrepreneurs and Populism
The rise and fall of populist parties across Europe has attracted much attention. But is this a new phenomenon? In this talk, Catherine E. De Vries suggests not. more
Lea Elsässer | Wer sitzt (nicht) im Parlament?<br />Soziale Repräsentation und Parteien im Wandel
Institutstag 2021 | Wissensansprüche in der Krise more
Go to Editor View