Pepper D. Culpepper                


Click here to order Quiet Politics and Business Power: Corporate Control in Europe and Japan. Cambridge University Press (Forthcoming 2010).



Click here to order Changing France: The Politics that Markets Make (Edited volume, with Peter Hall and Bruno Palier).  Palgrave-Macmillan, 2006. (French translation published as La France en Mutation 1975-2005. Presses de Sciences-Po, 2006).

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Click here to order Creating Cooperation: How States Develop Human Capital in Europe, Cornell University Press, 2003.
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Click here to order The German Skills Machine: Sustaining Comparative Advantage in a Global Economy (Edited volume, with David Finegold), Berghahn Books, 1999.


Articles: (click to download)

The Politics of Common Knowledge: Ideas and Institutional Change in Wage Bargaining. International Organization 62:1, January 2008, pp. 1-33.

Do all Bridges Collapse? Possibilities for Democracy in the European Union. With Archon Fung. Politische Vierteljarhesscrhift 48:4, December 2007, pp. 730-739.

Eppure, non si muove: Legal Change, Institutional Stability, and Italian Corporate Governance. West European Politics 30:4, September 2007, pp. 784-802.

Small States and Skill Specificity: Austria, Switzerland, and Inter-Employer Cleavages in Coordinated Capitalism. Comparative Political Studies, 40:6, June 2007, pp. 611-637.

Capitalism, Coordination, and Economic Change.  In Pepper D. Culpepper, Peter Hall, and Bruno Palier, eds., Changing France: The Politics that Markets Make.  Palgrave-Macmillan, 2006.

Institutional Change in Contemporary Capitalism: Coordinated Financial Systems since 1990World Politics, 57:2, January 2005, pp. 173-99.

Re-Embedding Public Policy: Decentralized Collaborative Governance in France and Italy. In Christian Joerges, Bo Stråth, and Peter Wagner, eds., The Economy as a Polity: The Political Constitution of Contemporary Capitalism. London: UCL Press, 2005, pp. 137-157.

Single Country Studies and Comparative Politics. Italian Politics & Society 60, Spring 2005, pp. 2-5.

Puzzling, Powering, and 'Pacting': The Informational Logic of Negotiated Reforms. Journal of European Public Policy, 9:5, October 2002, pp. 774-790.  

Associations and Non-Market Coordination in Banking: France and Eastern Germany Compared. European Journal of Industrial Relations 8:2, 2002, pp. 217-235.


Employers’ Associations, Public Policy, and the Politics of Decentralized Cooperation in Germany and France.  In Peter A. Hall and David Soskice, eds., Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage, New York: Oxford University Press, 2001, pp. 275-306. 


Can the State Create Cooperation?: Problems of Reforming the Labor Supply in France. Journal of Public Policy 20:3, 2000, pp. 223-245.


The Future of the High-Skill Equilibrium in Germany. Oxford Review of Economic Policy 15:1, 1999, pp. 43-59. (Reprinted in David Coates, ed., Models of Capitalism: Debating Strengths and Weaknesses, Cheltenham , UK : Edward Elgar, 2002.)


Still a Model for the Industrialized Countries? In Pepper D. Culpepper and David Finegold, eds., The German Skills Machine:  Sustaining Comparative Advantage in a Global Economy. New York:  Berghahn Books, 1999, pp. 1-34.


Individual Choice, Collective Action, and the Problem of Training Reform:  Insights from France and eastern Germany. In Pepper D. Culpepper and David Finegold, eds., The German Skills Machine:  Sustaining Comparative Advantage in a Global Economy. New York: Berghahn Books, 1999, pp. 269-325.  


Organizational Competition and the Neo-Corporatist Fallacy in French Agriculture. West European Politics 16:3, July 1993, pp. 295-315.