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The American Political Economy

The American Political Economy Project is a multi-year initiative to foster a new field of American political economy (APE) within political science. Co-directed by Kathleen Thelen (MIT), Jacob Hacker (Yale) Alexander Hertel-Fernandez (Columbia), and Paul Pierson (Berkeley), APE investigates the links between markets and politics in the United States in cross-national perspective, seeking to cultivate a deeper understanding of the distinctive institutions and dynamics that define American capitalism.

The American Political Economy Project’s website will be live soon. In the meantime, mark you calendar for the publication of The American Political Economy: Politics, Markets, and Power.

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