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. Copies are free to order from the Institute or download as PDF files.

2022
No Strings Attached: Corporate Welfare, State Intervention, and the Issue of Conditionality. MPIfG Discussion Paper 22/2. Köln: Max Planck Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, 2022.
The Instability of Preferences: Uncertain Futures and the Incommensurable and Intersubjective Nature of Value(s). MPIfG Discussion Paper 22/1. Köln: Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, 2022.
2021
Von der Pandemie zu einer Neuordnung der Zeit? Zeitsoziologische Perspektiven auf das Verhältnis von Zeitlichkeit, Wirtschaft und Staat. MPIfG Discussion Paper 21/7. Köln: Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, 2021.
The Organizational Roots of Market Design Failure: Structural Abstraction, the Limits of Hierarchy, and the California Energy Crisis of 2000/01. MPIfG Discussion Paper 21/6. Köln: Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, 2021.
Firm Foundations: The Statistical Footprint of Multinational Corporations as a Problem for Political Economy. MPIfG Discussion Paper 21/5. Köln: Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, 2021.
The Constrained Politics of Local Public Investments under Cooperative Federalism. MPIfG Discussion Paper 21/4. Köln: Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, 2021.
Determinants of Wage (Dis-)Satisfaction: Trade Exposure, Export-Led Growth, and the Irrelevance of Bargaining Structure. MPIfG Discussion Paper 21/3. Köln: Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, 2021.
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