Jonas PONTUSSON

LIEPP's Visiting Professor from October 10th to 21st 2016 and from April 17th to 21st 2017

Université de Genève
Sciences politiques
Comparative International Political Economy, Capitalism Diversity, Labor Market

Bio :

Jonas Pontusson is Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Geneva and a Visiting Scholar at the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, for the academic year 2016-17. He received his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley and taught at Cornell University and Princeton University before moving to Geneva in 2010. He has written extensively on the politics of inequality in OECD countries. He is currently working on the distributive implications of macroeconomic growth models and, in parallel, preparing a research project on the consequences of inequality for government responsiveness to low- and middle-income citizens.  

Contributions : 

Jonas Pontusson presents a paper entitled Inequality shocks and the politics of compensatory redistribution in the OECD world, 1990-2013 in a seminar organized by LIEPP on October 19th, 2016. He also takes part in LSE-Oxford-Sciences Po ‘Young Doctors’ Political Economy Workshop held on April 20th-21st 2017.

Personal page :

See Jonas PONTUSSON personal page for further information

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