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Michael C. Munger, Professor of Political Science and Economics and Director of Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program  

Office Location: 330 Perkins Library
Office Phone: +1 919 660 4300, +1 919 660 4301
Duke Box: 90204
Email Address: michael.munger@duke.edu
Web Page: http://www.duke.edu/~munger/

Areas of Expertise

  • American Government and Politics, Congressional Decision-making and Reform

Ph.D., Washington University, 1984
MA, Washington University, 1982
M.A., Washington University, 1981
B.A., Davidson College, 1980

Research Categories: American Politics and Methods

Current projects: Ideology of racism in the antebellum south, An investigation of spatial location games using human subjects

Research Description: Research: Election strategies; campaign finance; methods and American institutions

Teaching (Fall 2015):

  • Polsci 145.01, Intro to political economy Synopsis
    White 107, MW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Polsci 536.01, Choosing in groups Synopsis
    See instru, MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • Polsci 715.01, Core in political institutions Synopsis
    Gross hall 111, Tu 06:15 PM-08:45 PM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. J. D. Grynaviski and M.C. Munger. "Did Southerners Favor Slavery? Inferences from an Analysis of Prices in New Orleans, 1805-1860." Public Choice (2015).
  2. H.G. Brennan and M.C. Munger. "“The Soul of James Buchanan.”." Independent Reivew 18.3 (Winter, 2013): 331-342.
  3. D. Gerard, W, Keech, and M.Munger. "The Political Economy of Sustainability (with David Gerard and William Keech)." Chapter in Introduction to Sustainable Engineering, Cliff Davidson (ed). Prentice-Hall.. January 2015
  4. M.C. Munger. "Kaldor-Hicks Coercion, Coasian Bargaining, and the State." Coercion and Social Welfare in Contemporary Public Policy. Ed. Jorge Martinez and Stanley Winer Cambridge University Press, November 2014
  5. J. P. Couyoumdjian and M.C. Munger. "The Entrepreneurial Virtues." Philosophy of Character. Ed. Iskra Fileva Oxford University Press, November 2014

Curriculum Vitae

Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

  • Amy McKay  

Michael C. Munger