- The Contributors
Evan S. Lieberman is a professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research focuses on questions about democratic governance, active citizenship, and the mobilization of ethnic and national identities. Lieberman is the author of Race and Regionalism in the Politics of Taxation in Brazil and South Africa (2003), and Boundaries of Contagion: How Ethnic Politics Have Shaped Government Responses to AIDS (2013). He can be reached at email@example.com.
Prerna Singh is an assistant professor of political science and international studies and a faculty fellow in the Watson Institute at Brown University. Her research interests include the comparative political economy of development, especially the politics of welfare and public health; identity politics including ethnic politics and nationalism, and gender politics; and state-society relations and the politics of South Asia and East Asia. Singh’s publications include, as author, How Solidarity Works for Welfare: Subnationalism and Social Development in India (2015), and, as coeditor, Handbook of Indian Politics (2013). She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yuri M. Zhukov is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a faculty associate with the Center for Political Studies at the Institute for Social Research. His research focuses on the causes, dynamics, and outcomes of conflict at the international and local levels. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Carl Henrik Knutsen is a professor of political science at the University of Oslo. His research concerns the economic effects of political institutions, democracy measurement, and the determinants of autocratic breakdown and democratization. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Håvard Mokleiv Nygård is a senior researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo. His research focuses on the political economy of violence and social order. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Tore Wig is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Political Science at the University of Oslo. His research focuses on armed conflict, regime stability, and economic development. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Timo Fleckenstein is an associate professor in the Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His main research interests are comparative social policy and political economy with a focus on Western Europe and East Asia. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Soohyun Christine Lee is a lecturer in comparative politics in the School of Politics and International Studies at the University of Leeds. Her research focuses on the transformation of East Asian welfare states and political economies, and she is also interested in comparing East Asian and European welfare states. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Iain Osgood is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Michigan. His research interests lie in international relations and political economy, especially the politics of international trade and foreign investment. His current work focuses on the political effects of the globalization of supply chains, the determination of trade policy with heterogeneous firms, and the relationship between globalization and discriminatory social and legal institutions. He can be reached at email@example.com. [End Page ii]