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Comparative Political Economy

Georg Menz


This new and comprehensive volume invites the reader on a tour of the exciting subfield of comparative political economy. The book provides an in-depth account of the theoretical debates surrounding different models of capitalism. Tracing the origins of the field back to Adam Smith and the French Physiocrats, the development of the study of models of political-economic governance is laid out and reviewed. Comparative Political Economy (CPE) sets itself apart from International Political Economy (IPE), focusing on domestic economic and political institutions that compose in combination diverse ... More

Keywords: Comparative political economy, varieties of capitalism, industrial relations, welfare states, models of finance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199579983
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199579983.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Georg Menz, author
Dragas Chair in International Politics, Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA