Philip Manow

  • Prof. Dr.
  • Professor of Comparative Political Economy
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • University of Bremen
  • manow@zes.uni-bremen.de

Research Interests

  • Political economy
  • Comparative welfare state research
  • European integration
  • Political corruption
  • Theory and empirics of democratic representation

Positions

Starting in 10/2010     

Professor of Comparative Political Economy, University of Bremen, Germany

2009 - 2010     

Professor of Political Science (Political Theory), University of Heidelberg, Germany

2007 - 2009     

Professor of Politics and Management, University of Konstanz, Germany

2006     

Visiting Scholar, Science Po, Paris, France

2002 - 2007     

Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany

2000 - 2002     

Assistant Professor, Department of Politics and Management, Konstanz, Germany

1999 - 2000     

Visiting Researcher, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge (MA), USA

1993 - 2000     

Research Assistant, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany

1990 - 1993     

Stipend of the Max Planck Society, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany

1990     

Researcher, Social Science Research Center Berlin, Germany


Education & Degrees

2002     

Habilitation (venia legendi) in Political Science, University of Konstanz, Germany

1994     

Ph.D. (Dr. rer. pol.), Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

1990     

Diploma in Political Science, Free University, Berlin, Germany

1985 - 1990     

Studies of Political Science, Economics and History in Marburg and Berlin, Germany


Scholarships, Awards and Honors

2009     

“Geisteswissenschaften International – Preis zur Förderung der Übersetzung geisteswissenschaftlicher Literatur”, prize of the Thyssen-Foundation, the Foreign Office and the German Publishers and Booksellers Association for the book Im Schatten des Königs, Suhrkamp 2008

2004     

Paper award: Fritz Thyssen Foundation, best article in the social sciences in 2004

1995     

Stipend of the German American Academic Council, Center for Social Policy Research, Bremen, Germany

1994     

Stipend of the German American Academic Council, Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge (MA), USA

1990 - 1993     

Stipend of the Max Planck Gesellschaft, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Germany


List of the ten most relevant publications

1.     

van Kersbergen, Kees & Philip Manow, Eds. (2009) Religion, Class Coalitions and Welfare States, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (series: Social Theory, Religion and Politics)

2.     

Manow, Philip (2009) Electoral Rules, Class Coalitions and Welfare State Regimes – or how to explain Esping-Andersen with Stein Rokkan, in: Socio-Economic Review 7, 101-121

3.     

Manow, Philip (2008) Religion und Wohlfahrtsstaat. Die konfessionellen Grundlagen des europäischen Sozialstaats, Frankfurt/Main: Campus (series: Theorie und Gesellschaft)

4.     

Manow, Philip (2008) Im Schatten des Königs. Die politische Anatomie demokratischer Repräsentation, Frankfurt/M.: Suhrkamp

5.     

Manow, Philip & Holger Döring (2008) Electoral and Mechanical Causes of Divided Government in the European Union, in: Comparative Political Studies 41: 1349-1370

6.     

van Kersbergen, Kees & Philip Manow (2010) The Welfare State, in: Daniele Caramani (Ed.), Comparative Politics, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 520-545

7.     

Manow, Philip, Armin Schäfer & Hendrik Zorn (2008) Europe’s Party Political Center of Gravity, 1957-2003, in: Journal for European Public Policy 15: 20-39

8.     

Manow, Philip & Simone Burkhart (2007) Government’s Legislative Self-Restraint under Divided Government: Evidence from the German Case, 1976-2002, in: Legislative Studies Quarterly 32: 167-191

9.     

Plümper, Thomas, Vera Tröger & Philip Manow (2005) Panel data analysis in comparative politics: Linking method to theory, in: European Journal of Political Research 44, 327-354

10.     

Manow, Philip (2005) Germany – cooperative federalism and the overgrazing of the fiscal commons, in: Herbert Obinger, Stephan Leibfried & Francis G. Castles (Eds.), Federalism and the Welfare State, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 222-262


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