Michael C. Munger, Professor of Political Science and Sanford School of Public Policy and Economics and Director of Undergraduate Studies and Bass Fellow

Michael C. Munger
Contact Info:
Office Location:  140 Science Drive, 217 Gross, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-4301
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Web Page:   http://www.michaelmunger.com/

Teaching (Fall 2020):

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By Appointment--Contact munger@duke.edu

Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 1984
M.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 1981
B.A., Davidson College, 1980

Political Economy
Political Institutions
Behavior & Identities
Research Interests: Institutions, Public Policy, Political Behavior and Parties

Current projects: Book Project: THE BLOCKCHAIN ECONOMY

See http://www.michaelmunger.com/

Areas of Interest:

Voluntary exchange and morality of markets

Public choice and political institutions


Director, PPE Program https://sites.duke.edu/dukeppe/ Director, Undergraduate Political Science https://polisci.duke.edu/undergraduate
Curriculum Vitae
Representative Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Hinich, MJ; Munger, MC, Analytical Politics (April, 1997), pp. 253 pages, Cambridge University Press (published in both hardback and paperback editions. This book was reprinted, in a new Japanese language edition, by Keiso Shobo Publishers, in 1998) (This book was reprinted in a new Spanish edition in 2005) This book was reprinted in a new Chinese edition, and a new Korean edition, in 2010)..) [doi] .
  2. Munger, M; Hinich, MJ, Ideology and the Theory of Political Choice (1994), pp. 267 pages, University of Michigan Press (paperback edition published September 1996..) .
  3. Munger, MC, Political Science and Public Choice, in Elgar Companion to Public Choice II, edited by Reksulak, M; Razzolini, L; Shughart, W (2012), pp. 81-106, Edward Elgar Publishers .
  4. Aldrich, J; Munger, MC; Reifler, J, Institutions, Information, and Faction: An Experimental Test of Riker’s Federalism Thesis for Political Parties, Public Choice (2012) .
  5. Munger, MC, Coercion, the state, and the obligations of citizenship, Public Choice, vol. 152 no. 3-4 (September, 2012), pp. 415-421, Springer Nature [Gateway.cgi], [doi] .
  6. Munger, MC, Euvoluntary or not, exchange is just, in Liberalism and Capitalism, Summer, edited by EF Paul and FD Miller, Jr. and J Paul, Social Philosophy and Policy, vol. 28 no. 2 (Summer, 2011), pp. 192-211, Cambridge University Press (CUP) [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs].
  7. Munger, MC, Basic Income Is Not an Obligation, But It Might Be a Legitimate Choice, Basic Income Studies, vol. 6 no. 2 (January, 2012), pp. 1-13  [abs].