political economy

Empathy and Competition: a 21st Century View on Adam Smith

8th Max Weber Programme Classics Revisited Conference 7 May 2014, 9:00-19:00, Conference Room, Villa La Fonte San Domenico di Fiesole   Every year the Max Weber Programme holds a ‘Classics Revisited’ conference, bringing together researchers, postdoctoral fellows and established academics to study the life and work of a defining figure in the history of ideas. […]

Max Weber Lecture with Kathleen Thelen this Wednesday 18 January 2012 at 17.00, Villa La Fonte, Conference Room

Kathleen Thelen is Ford Professor of Political Science at MIT and Permanent External Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies. She studies the origin, development, and effects of institutional arrangements that define distinctive “varieties of capitalism” across the developed democracies, and is the author of How Institutions Evolve: The Political Economy […]