Peter A. Hall

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Appointment

  • Associate Fellow
  • Successful Societies

Institution

  • Harvard University
Centre for European Studies

Country

  • United States

Education

PhD (Political Science), Harvard University
AM (Political Science), Harvard University
MPhil (Politics), Balliol College, Oxford University
BA (Economics and Political Science), University of Toronto

About

Peter Hall is a political economist whose current research centres on understanding how the growth regimes of the developed democracies change over time, and the role of politics in that process, including the political dilemmas created by the Euro crisis.

Hall has also explored the methodology of social science, with the aim of improving how complex chains of causation in the social world are established. The emphasis is on how institutions and social coalitions interact to structure politics across space and time.

Awards

Aaron Wildavsky Award, 2009

Doctorat Honoris Causa, Institut d’études politiques, Paris, 2006

Honorary Doctorate, Aston University, 2004

Alexander George Award, 2004

Woodrow Wilson Award, 1987

Relevant Publications

Hall, P.A. “Politics as a Process Structured in Space and Time.” In The Oxford Handbook of Historical Institutionalism, edited by Orfeo Fioretos, Tulia G. Falleti, and Adam Sheingate, 31–50. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Hall, P.A. “Varieties of Capitalism and the Euro Crisis.” West European Politics 37, no. 6 (2014): 1223–1243.

Hall, P.A. “The Political Origins of Our Economic Discontents: Contemporary Adjustment Problems in Historical Perspective.” In Politics in the New Hard Times: The Great Recession in Comparative Perspective, edited by Miles Kahler and David Lake, 129–49. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2013.

Hall, P.A., and D. Soskice, eds. Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Hall, P.A. "Policy Paradigms, social learning, and the state: the case of economic policymaking in Britain." Comp. Polit. 25, no. 3 (April 1993).

Hall, P.A. "Policy Paradigms, social learning, and the state: the case of economic policymaking in Britain." Comp. Polit. 25, no. 3 (April 1993).

Hall, P.A., ed. Governing the Economy: The Politics of State Intervention in Britain and France. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.