saturday, 8 april
Catalonia and the Construction of Europe
Carles Boix (Ph. D. Harvard, 1995) is Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. His research and academic experience are principally in the fields of political economy and comparative politics.
He is the author of a number of books, including Political Parties, Growth and Equality (Cambridge University Press, 1998), which won the American Political Science Association William Riker Award for Best Book on Political Economy in 1999, L'obertura catalana , which won the Premi Assaig Idees Award for Best Essay given by Idees in 2003, and Democracy and Redistribution (Cambridge University Press, 2003), which won the American Political Science Association William Riker Award for Best Book on Political Economy in 2004 and the Society for Comparative Research Mattei Dogan Award for Best Book in Comparative Research in 2004.
He has also published articles in various international journals, including American Political Science Review , American Journal of Political Science , British Journal of Political Science , Journal of Law, Economics and Organization , International Organization , and World Politics ; in addition, he has contributed several chapters to various published books. In 1999 he received the Heinz Eulau Award for Best Article Published in the American Political Science Review.
He is currently editor of the Volume Comparative Politics in the series Oxford University Press Handbook of Political Science .. In 2004-5 he was a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.