Peter Lange

Professor with Tenure

External Address: 
220 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90005, Durham, NC 27708-0005
Phone: 
(919) 684-2631
Specialties: 
Comparative Politics

Professor of Political Science and Public Policy and former Provost (1999-2014) and Chair of the Political Science department (1996-1999). His principal interests are global higher education, comparative politics and political economy and twentieth century European politics. In addition to numerous articles, he is the author of Union Democracy and Liberal Corporatism: Exit, Voice and Wage Regulation in Postwar Europe, co-author of Unions, Change and Crisis: French and Italian Union Strategy and the Political Economy. He is also co-editor of Continuity and Change in Contemporary Capitalism, as well as Italy in Transition, State, Market and Social Regulation: New Perspectives on Italy. Prior to becoming Provost in 1999, his work  focused on the relationship between globalization, domestic politics and economic policy and performance in the advanced industrial democracies. He has taught at Harvard University and was a Research Fellow of the Center for European Studies there. He serves on the editorial board of several journals. In 1991-1992 he was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Palo Alto, CA and in 1994 co-chaired a Summer Institute at the Center in "Internationalization and Domestic Performance in Postwar Europe", a follow-up to which was held in the summers of 1998 and 1999 in Palo Alto and Berlin. He was also Chair of the Joint Committee on Western Europe of the Social Science Research Council. He served as Vice-Provost for Academic and International Affairs at Duke from 1994-1996 and Chair of the Curriculum Review Committee for Arts and Sciences at Duke.

Education

  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1975
  • B.A., Oberlin College 1967

Continuity and Change in Contemporary Capitalism. Ed. H Kitschelt, P Lange, G Marks, and J Stephens. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Lange, P. State, Market and Social Regulation: New Perspectives on Italy. Ed. P Lange and M Regini. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Lange, P. Stato e Regolazione Sociale. Ed. P Lange and M Regini. Bologna: Il Mulino, 1987.

Lange, P. The Communist Parties of Italy, France and Spain: Post-War Change and Continuity–A Casebook. Ed. P Lange and M Vanicelli. London: Allen and Unwin, 1981.

Lange, P. Italy in Transition. Ed. P Lange and S Tarrow. London: Frank Cass, 1980.

Lange, P. Industrial Relations in International Perspective. Ed. P Lange, P Doeringer, P Gourevitch, and A Martin. 1980.

Lange, P, and Scrugs, L. "Unemployment and Union Density." Unemployment in the New Europe. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Lange, P, Kitschelt, H, Marks, G, and Stephens, J. "Conclusion: Convergence and Divergence in Advanced Capitalist Democracies"." Continuity and Change in Contemporary Capitalism. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Lange, P, Golden, M, and Wallerstein, M. "Postwar Trade Union Organization and Industrial Relations in Twelve Countries." Continuity and Change in Contemporary Capitalism. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Lange, P, Golden, M, and Wallerstein, M. "The End of Corporatism?." The Workers of Nations: Industrial Relations in a Global Economy. Ed. S Jacoby. Oxford University Press, 1995.

Lange, P, and Tsebelis, G. "Wage Negotiations and Strikes: An Equilibrium Analysis." Towards a New Science of Politics. Ed. WJ Booth, H Meadwell, and P James. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Lange, P. "New Dimensions of Research on the European Community." Stato e Mercato. Ed. P Lange. May 1993.

Lange, P. "The Politics of the Social Dimension: Interests, State and Redistribution of the 1992 Process." Europolitics. Ed. A Sbragia. Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 1992.

Lange, P, Keech, W, and Bates, RH. "Political Economy Within Nations." The Political Science Discipline. Ed. W Crotty. Chicago: Northwestern Press, 1991.

Lange, P. "The Decline of Concertation and the Italian Accords: Some Hyptheses about the Political Roots of Concertation in Italy." Diritto del Lavoro e corporativismo in Europa: ieri ed oggi. Milan: Franco Angeli, 1988.

Lange, P, and Regini, M. "'The State and Social Regulation: Concepts and Hypotheses' and 'The State and Social Regulation: Patterns of Change'." The State and Social Regulation in Italy. Ed. P Lange and M Regini. Bologna: Il Mulino, 1987.

Pages

Leachman, L, Rosas, G, Bester, A, and Lange, P. "The Political Economy of Budget Deficits." Economics and Politics 19.3 (2007): 369-421. (Academic Article)

Leachman, L, Bester, A, Rosas, G, and Lange, P. "Multicointegration and sustainability of fiscal practices." Economic Inquiry 43.2 (2005): 454-466. Full Text Open Access Copy

Scruggs, L, and Lange, P. "Where have all the members gone? Globalization, institutions, and union density." JOURNAL OF POLITICS 64.1 (February 2002): 126-153.

Wallerstein, M, Golden, M, and Lange, P. "Unions, employers' associations, and wage-setting institutions in Northern and Central Europe, 1950-1992." INDUSTRIAL & LABOR RELATIONS REVIEW 50.3 (April 1997): 379-401. Full Text

Garrett, G, and Lange, P. "Internationalization, Institutions and Political Change." International Organization (1995).

LANGE, PETER. "Maastricht and the Social Protocol: Why Did They Do It?." Politics & Society 21.1 (March 1993): 5-36. Full Text

Garrett, G, and Lange, P. "Political Responses to Interdependence: What's Left for the Left?." International Organization (October 1991).

Alvarez, RM, Garrett, G, and Lange, P. "Government Partisanship, Labor Organization, and Macroeconomic Performance." The American Political Science Review 85.2 (June 1991): 539-539. Full Text

Pages

Lange, P. "Norwegian Incomes Policy in Comparative Perspective." Testimony to the Joint Economic Committee of the United States’ Congress, October 20, 1981 and printed by the Committee (1982).

Lange, P. "Voter Turnout in Advnaced Industrial Democracy." Study prepared for the Committee for the Study of the American Electorate (September 1979).

Extramural Research Facilities Improvement Program awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2009 to 2014

Doctoral Dissertation Research Project - Particularistic Liberalism: Industries, Institutions, and Influence in Liberal awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2003 to 2005

Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and Genomics awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2002 to 2004

(98-0491) Dissertation Research: International Financial Markets awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1998 to 1999

(96-1050) Mentoring Program awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1996 to 1997

(93-0477) Trade Unions, Employers' Organizations and Collective Bargaining: Data Collection and Analysis for Nineteen Co awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1994 to 1996

(94-0149) Legislative Oversight of Policy Making in Parliamentary Systems awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1994 to 1995

(94-0582) The Politics and Political Economy of Contemporary Capitalism awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 1994

(91-0411) Doctoral Dissertation Research in Politics, Markets, and Growth in Advanced Industrial Democracies awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1991 to 1992

(91-0397) Collaborative Research in Union Centralization in Advanced Industrial Societies awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1991 to 1992

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