Michael C. Munger, Professor of Political Science and Sanford School of Public Policy and Economics and Bass Fellow and Director of the Philosophy, Politics & Economics Certificate
- Contact Info:
Teaching (Fall 2015):
Teaching (Spring 2016):
- POLSCI 145.01, INTRO TO POLITICAL ECONOMY
- White 107, MW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
- POLSCI 536.01, CHOOSING IN GROUPS
- SEE INSTRU, MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
- POLSCI 715.01, CORE IN POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS
- Gross Hall 111, Tu 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
- POLSCI 242S.01, CAMPAIGNS AND ELECTIONS
- Gross Hall 104, M 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
- Office Hours:
- By Appointment--Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ph.D., Washington University, 1984
- MA, Washington University, 1982
- M.A., Washington University, 1981
- B.A., Davidson College, 1980
Behavior & Identities
- Research Interests: Institutions, Public Policy, Political Behavior and Parties
Book Project: THE ENTREPRENEURIAL VIRTUES
Professor of Political Science, and Director of the PPE Certificate Program. His primary research focus is on the functioning of markets, regulation, and government institutions. He has taught at Dartmouth College, University of Texas, and University of North Carolina (where he was Director of the Master of Public Administration Program), as well as working as a staff economist at the Federal Trade Commission during the Reagan Administration. He is a past President of the Public Choice Society, an international academic society of political scientists and economists with members in 16 countries. He was North American Editor of the journal Public Choice for five years, and is now a Co-Editor of The Independent Review
- Areas of Interest:
- Entrepreneurship, profits, and rent-seeking
Problems of exchange and market - government coordination in developed economies
- Curriculum Vitae
- Recent Publications
- J. D. Grynaviski and M.C. Munger, Did Southerners Favor Slavery? Inferences from an Analysis of Prices in New Orleans, 1805-1860,
- H.G. Brennan and M.C. Munger, â€œThe Soul of James Buchanan.â€,
Independent Reivew, vol. 18 no. 3
pp. 331-342 .
- D. Gerard, W, Keech, and M.Munger, The Political Economy of Sustainability (with David Gerard and William Keech),
in Chapter in Introduction to Sustainable Engineering, Cliff Davidson (ed). Prentice-Hall.
(January 2015) .
- M.C. Munger, Kaldor-Hicks Coercion, Coasian Bargaining, and the State,
in Coercion and Social Welfare in Contemporary Public Policy, edited by Jorge Martinez and Stanley Winer
(November 2014), Cambridge University Press .
- J. P. Couyoumdjian and M.C. Munger, The Entrepreneurial Virtues,
in Philosophy of Character, edited by Iskra Fileva
(November 2014), Oxford University Press .