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The Complex Imprint of Foreign Rule: Tracking Differential Legacies Along the Administrative Hierarchy
Could imperial rule affect state institutions at the national, regional, and local level differently? No systematic theory exists, which is surprising given the importance that is attributed toExpand
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Pandemics and Political Development: The Electoral Legacy of the Black Death in Germany
Do pandemics have lasting consequences for political behavior? We address this question by examining the consequences of the most deadly pandemic of the last millennium: the Black Death (1347-1351).Expand
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The Political Economy of the European Union: An Exploration of EU Institutions and Governance from the Perspective of Polycentrism
The analytical framework of polycentrism—extensively developed by Elinor and Vincent Ostrom—is one of the most prominent theoretical approaches in political economy. According to this theory, socialExpand