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Torben Iversen

Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair


Torben Iversen

Torben Iversen is Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy at Harvard. His research and teaching interests include comparative political economy, electoral politics, and applied formal theory. He is author of Women, Work, and Politics: The Political Economy of Gender Inequality (with F. Rosenbluth, 2010), Capitalism, Democracy, and Welfare (2005), Contested Economic Institutions (1999), and co-editor of Unions, Employers, and Central Bankers (2000). Iversen has also published more than three dozen articles on comparative politics and political economy. He is currently completing a book with David Soskice on the historical coevolution of capitalism and democracy.


  • Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University
  • CES Faculty Associate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University