Regulating Uber: The Politics of the New ‘Sharing’ Economy in Europe and the United States

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The Kramer Lecture Series featuring: Professor Kathleen Thelen, Ford Professor of Political Science at MIT and President of the American Political Science Association

Thelen’s work focuses on the origins and evolution of political-economic institutions in the rich democracies. Her two most recent books are Varieties of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity (Cambridge, 2014), and Advances in Comparative Historical Analysis (with James Mahoney, Cambridge 2015).  Her awards include the Barrington Moore Book Prize (2015), the Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award of the APSR (2005), the Mattei Dogan Award for Comparative Research (2006), and the Max Planck Research Award (2003). She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2015 and to the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences in 2009. She has been awarded degrees honoris causa at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam (2013) and at the London School of Economics (2017).

The Kramer Lecture Series is hosted by the School of Politics and Global Studies. This series is run to honor ASU alumnus and Pi Sigma Alpha member Victor William Kramer.  More information on the Kramer Lecture Series and Pi Sigma Alpha is available on the school’s website.

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Schwada Classroom Office Building room 228

For more information contact:

Matthew Oxford
School of Politics and Global Studies