Paul Pierson’s teaching and research includes the fields of American politics and public policy, comparative political economy, and social theory.
Aaron Wildavsky Enduring Contribution Award, Public Policy Section, American Policital Science Association, 2011.
Hacker, J.S. and P. Pierson. Off-Center: The Republican Revolution and the Erosion of American Democracy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.
Pierson, P. Politics in Time: History, Institutions and Social Analysis. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004.
P. Pierson, "Path Dependence, Increasing Returns and the Study of Politics," Am. Polit. Sci. Rev., vol. 94, no. 2, (2000) : 251-267.
Pierson, P. Dismantling the Welfare State? Reagan, Thatcher, and the Politics of Retrenchment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.