"... this volume and its associated literature, will become the paradigm of explanation for the next decade." -- West European Politics
"Contains some first-rate analysis." -- British Journal of International Relations.
"It is a useful and wide-ranging book." -- John Sloan, Financial Adviser Careers Extra
"Quoted as one of the six books to change the world." -- New Statesman
"This volume offers a new approach to understanding the institutional differences and similarities among the developed economies." -- Progress in Human Geography
"Written for the informed, non-specialist observer ... a useful and wide-ranging book." -- Financial Adviser
About the Author
Peter A. Hall is Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government and Harvard College Professor at Harvard University where he is also the Director of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies. He is the author or editor of several books and many articles on European politics, policy-making, and comparative political economy. His work has received numerous awards including the Woodrow Wilson Award for the best book in political science published in 1986 and the Luebbert Award for the best article in comparative politics published in 1998. David Soskice is Research Professor of Political Science at Duke University and Adjunct Research Professor at the School for Social Sciences of the Australian National University. He is Emeritus Fellow in Economics at University College, Oxford, and on leave from the Wissenschaftszentrum fur Sozialforschung in Berlin (W.Z.B.) where he has been Director of the Research Unit on Employment and Economic Change since 1990. He is the author or editor of several books and many articles on comparative political economy, macroeconomics, and labor economics.