Munger, an economist and political science professor at Duke, explores the growing popularity of apps such as Uber and Airbnb and how these represents a fundamental change in transaction costs. Written for both general and specialist readers, the books shows the far-reaching consequences of the “... Read More about Book Author Profiles: Michael Munger and 'Tomorrow 3.0' »
In the middle of a landmass in the Northern Hemisphere bordered by oceans, people call themselves Americans. According to both their own laws and broader international ones, they are members of a group known as a nation-state – in this case the United States of America.
The idea is the group... Read More about Is the Nation-State Still a Thing? Joseph Grieco on NPR »
Becher, Michael, Daniel Stegmueller, and Konstantin Kaeppner. “Local Union Organization and Law Making in the US Congress.” Forthcoming in Journal of Politics.
The political power of labor unions is a contentious issue in the social sciences. Departing from the dominant focus on... Read More about Spring 2018 Publications »