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        MARC EISNER 

Marc Allen Eisner is the Henry Merritt Wriston Chair of Public Policy and professor in the Department of Government where he teaches courses in public policy, political economy, and quantitative policy analysis.   He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1989) and his MBA from University of Connecticut (2000). He was President of the New England Political Science Association (2001-02) and chair of the Department of Government (2000/01 - 2002/03).

Eisner has written several articles on American political economy and regulation, and is author of several books, including

1.      Antitrust and the Triumph of Economics: Institutions, Expertise, and Policy Change. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991).

 

2.      Regulatory Politics in Transition.  (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993).

 

3.      The State in the American Political Economy: Public Policy and the Evolution of State-Economy Relations.  (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1995).

 

4.      Contemporary Regulatory Policy: Politics, Institutions, and Policy Subsystems, primary author, with Jeff Worsham and Evan Ringquist. (Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2000).

 

5.      From Warfare State to Welfare State: World War I, Compensatory State-Building, and the Limits of the Modern Order.  (State College: Penn State Press, 2000).

 

6.      Regulatory Politics in Transition, Second edition.  (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, Second edition, 2000).

 

7.      Contemporary Regulatory Policy: Politics, Institutions, and Policy Subsystems, Second edition. primary author, with Jeff Worsham and Evan Ringquist. (Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2006).

 

8.      Governing the Environment: The Transformation of Environmental Protection. (Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2007).

 

His current projects include work on the impact of conservatism on American political development and the potential role of corporations, trade associations, and international standards in regulatory design. 

   

 

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