Fellows & Grantees

Pepper Culpepper

Abe Fellowship 2006
Project Title
Patient No More? Change and Informal Institutions in Coordinated Economies
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Associate Professor of Public Policy, Public Policy, Harvard University


Pepper Culpepper is Professor of Political Science at the European University Institute in Italy. His research focuses on the intersection between capitalism and democracy, both in politics and in public policy. His book Quiet Politics and Business Power: Corporate Control in Europe and Japan (Cambridge University Press 2011), was awarded the 2012 Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research. He is the author of Creating Cooperation (Cornell University Press, 2003) and co-editor of Changing France (with Peter Hall and Bruno Palier, Palgrave 2006) and of The German Skills Machine (with David Finegold, Berghahn Books 1999). His work has appeared in Comparative Political Studies, International Organization, Politics & Society, Socio-Economic Review, World Politics, Revue Française de Science Politique, Politische Vierteljahresschrift, West European Politics, Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of Public Policy, and the Oxford Review of Economic Policy, among others. A former Marshall Scholar at Oxford University, he has also held long-term visiting appointments in France, Germany, and Japan.