Project Area
Sociology of Markets


Introduction to "Sociology of Markets"
Jens Beckert


How Are Markets Possible?
Jens Beckert
Market Design as Centralized Planning?
Georg Rilinger

The Order of Markets

Sociology of Competition
Timur Ergen and Sebastian Kohl
The Political Economy of the Private Insurance Industry
Sebastian Kohl
Political Economy of Housing
Sebastian Kohl

The Future in Economic Action

Fictional Expectations and Capitalist Dynamics
Jens Beckert
The Greek Sovereign Debt Crisis
Jens Beckert with H. Lukas R. Arndt
How to Study the Future
Jens Beckert and Lisa Suckert
Central Banking Beyond Inflation
Benjamin Braun
The Politics of Deindustrialization
Timur Ergen
Positional Uncertainty
Kathleen Griesbach
Brexit: Futures Drifting Apart
Lisa Suckert
Imagining the Future in the Face of Crisis
Lisa Suckert
Times of Disruption
Lisa Suckert

The Moral Economy of Migration

The Moral Economy of Coming to Europe
Hannah Pool

Wealth and Social Inequality

The Political Economy of Asset Manager Capitalism
Benjamin Braun
Wealth in Germany
Jens Beckert and Daria Tisch


Project Area
Political Economy of Growth Models


Introduction to "Political Economy of Growth Models"
Lucio Baccaro
The Political Economy of Growth Models
Lucio Baccaro
Preferences for Growth Models
Lucio Baccaro, Björn Bremer, and Erik Neimanns
The Euro in the Time of Covid-19
Lucio Baccaro, Björn Bremer, and Erik Neimanns
Political Economy of Export-Led Growth
Lucio Baccaro and Martin Höpner
Political Aspects of Macroeconomic Policies and Growth Models
Björn Bremer
Operationalizing Hegemony
Sinisa Hadziabdic
Growth Models and the Role of Government Coalition Making
Erik Neimanns
The Politics of Post-Crisis Growth Strategies
Arianna Tassinari


Project Area
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
European Economic and Monetary Integration
Martin Höpner
Political Economy of Public Sector Wage Setting
Donato Di Carlo
The Paradigm Shift of EU Cohesion Policy
Annika Holz (doctoral project)


Project Area
Research Group on the Sociology of Public Finances and Debt


Introduction to "Sociology of Public Finances and Debt"
Leon Wansleben
The Public Investment Crisis
Leon Wansleben
The Edges of European Public Debt
Vanessa Endrejat (doctoral project)
The Scientization of Central Banks
Edin Ibrocevic (doctoral project)


Project Area
IMPRS-SPCE Doctoral Program: Dissertation Projects


Making Mobility a Market
Sandhya A.S
Keeping a Job: Refugees in Employment
Ayodeji Stephen Akinnimi
The Role of the Super-Rich in the Transnational Capitalist Class
H. Lukas R. Arndt
Subcontracting on the Premises
Monica Bolelli
Gendered Influences on Labor Market Policies in Turkey
Elifcan Çelebi
Multilevel Dynamics of Social Movements in the Global South
Laura Gerken
Business Power in Digital Capitalism
Michael Kemmerling
Diversifying the Climate
Andrés López Rivera
Populist Contagion in the House of Commons
Ebru Ece Özbey
Politics of the German Growth Regime
Mischa Stratenwerth
Social Integration of Minority Students in Schools
Agnes Tarnowski


Project Area
Emeriti Projects


Changes in the Relationship between Politics and Economics
Renate Mayntz
Studies on the Political Economy of European Integration
Fritz W. Scharpf
The Crisis of Contemporary Capitalism
Wolfgang Streeck
Social Norms and Legal Norms at Work
Wolfgang Streeck and Ruth Dukes (University of Glasgow)

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