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Cathie Jo Martin
Professor of Political Science, Boston University, U.S.
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Martin is professor of Political Science at Boston University and former chair of the Council for European Studies. Her recent book, The Political Construction of Business Interests: Coordination, Growth and Equality (co-authored with Duane Swank, Cambridge University Press) investigates the origins of coordinated capitalism and the circumstances under which employers endorse social policies promoting economic productivity and social solidarity. She is also author of Stuck in Neutral: Business and the Politics of Human Capital Investment Policy (Princeton University Press, 2000), Shifting the Burden: the Struggle over Growth and Corporate Taxation (the University of Chicago Press, 1991), and many articles appearing the American Political Science Review, World Politics, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Politics and Society, and Governance among others.
She held fellowships at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the Russell Sage Foundation, and the University of Copenhagen, and has been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the German Marshall Fund, the Danish Social Science Research Council and the National Science Foundation. She serves on the strategic advisory board of the Danish National Institute for Social Science Research, the executive board of SASE, and the editorial boards of Socio-Economic Review and Polity, executive board of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics. She received her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1987.
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