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Welcome

Welcome

The Program promotes research and teaching about the interactions between politics and economics around the world. It sponsors research by Yale faculty and students on topics in international and comparative political economy. It hosts seminars, conferences and workshops, and it brings visitors to Yale. In short, the Program serves as the center for research and teaching in the field of political economy on campus.

About

The Georg Walter Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy promotes research and teaching about the interactions between politics and economics around the world. The Program has been made possible by a generous gift from James Leitner and also receives support from the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International & Area Studies at Yale, the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies, and the Yale Administration.

The Leitner Program sponsors research by Yale faculty and students on topics in international and comparative political economy. It hosts seminars, conferences and workshops, and bring short-term and long-term visitors to Yale University.

The Program is co directed by Alexandre Debs and Ebonya Washington.