Exploring the social and political foundations of modern economies

The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies conducts basic research on the governance of modern societies. It aims to develop an empirically based theory of the social and political foundations of modern economies by investigating the interrelation between economic, social, and political action. Using a variety of approaches approach, it examines how markets and business organizations are embedded in historical, institutional, political and cultural frameworks, how they develop, and how their social contexts change over time. The Institute seeks to build a bridge between theory and policy and to contribute to political debate on major challenges facing modern societies.
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Start of New Research Group in the Field of Private Wealth

The Research Group on Wealth and Social Inequality will begin in fall 2020 at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies. It is funded by the Leibniz Prize awarded to Jens Beckert. The subproject Wealth in Germany: Structures, Continuities, and Fractures is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral social scientist in the field of private wealth research for January 2021. Please submit your online application by November 1, 2020.
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Research Group on Wealth and Social Inequality

"Body, virus, morals, and scandals"

economic sociology newsletter: issue 21(3)/2020 now out
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Coronavirus

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at the MPIfG in summer semester 2020
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