Richard Deeg

409 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
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Richard Deeg is Professor of Political Science and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Research in the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University. He received his PhD from MIT. During 1995 he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne, Germany, where he was also a visiting scholar during 2001 and 2008. His publications include Finance Capitalism Unveiled: Banks and the German Political Economy (University of Michigan, 1999). He has also published numerous articles on German and European political economy in various journals including Comparative Political Studies, Economy & Society, Governance, Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of International Business Studies, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Review of International Political Economy, Socio-Economic Review, West European Politics, and World Politics.

Selected Publications

  • “The Limits of Liberalization? American Capitalism at the Crossroads.” Journal of European Public Policy (2012) 19(8): 1249-1268. [download]
  • “The Long-Term Trajectories of Institutional Change in European Capitalism.” (with Gregory Jackson) Journal of European Public Policy (2012) 19(8): 1109-1125. [download]
  • “The Rise of Internal Capitalist Diversity? Changing Patterns of Finance and Corporate Governance in Europe.”Economy and Society (2009) 38(4): 552-579. [download]
  • “The Political Economy of Global Finance Capital.” (with Mary O’Sullivan) World Politics (2009) 61: 731-763.[download]
  • “How Many Varieties of Capitalism? From Institutional Diversity to the Politics of Change.” (with Gregory Jackson)Review of International Political Economy (October 2008) 15(4): 679-708. [download]
  • “Comparing Capitalisms: The Implications of National Diversity for the Study of International Business.” (with Gregory Jackson) Journal of International Business Studies (June 2008) 39(4): 540-561. [download]
  • “Towards a More Dynamic Theory of Capitalist Variety.” (with Gregory Jackson) Socio-Economic Review (January 2007) 5(1): 149-179. [download]
  • “Complementarity and Institutional Change in Capitalist Systems.” Journal of European Public Policy (June 2007) 14(4): 612-631. [download]

Courses Taught

  • PS 1211 Foreign Governments and Politics
  • PS 2211 Contemporary Politics of Europe
  • PS 3296 Politics in Film and Literature
  • PS 3911 Politics of Modern Capitalism
  • PS 8202 Seminar in Comparative Politics: Western Europe



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