Authors

The Authors are over 250 leading academics and researchers from all around the world who will be collaboratively co-authoring the 2018 report. Each chapter of the report is developed by a group of two coordinating lead authors and five to ten lead authors.

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Chapter 1) Social Trends and New Geographies
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Elisa Reis (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Marcel van der Linden (International Institute for Social History, Netherlands)

Lead Authors:
Massimo Livi Bacci (University of Florence, Italy)
Stephen Castles (University of Sydney, Australia)
Raul Delgado Wise (Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Mexico)
Naila Kabeer (Gender Institute and Institute for Development Studies, UK)
K.P. Kannan (Center for Development Studies, India)
Ronaldo Munck (Dublin City University, Ireland)
Adrienne Roberts (University of Manchester, UK)
Johan Schot (University of Sussex, UK)
Göran Therborn (University of Cambridge, UK)
Peter Wagner (University of Barcelona, Spain)

Chapter 2) Social Progress... A Compass
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Henry Richardson (Georgetown University, USA)
Erik Schokkaert (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium)

Lead Authors:
Stefano Bartolini (University of Siena, Italy)
Geoffrey Brennan (Australian National University, Australia)
Paula Casal (ICREA and University Pompeu Fabra, Spain)
Matthew Clayton (University of Warwick, UK)
Rahel Jaeggi (Humboldt University, Germany)
Niraja Jayal (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)
Workineh Kelbessa (Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia)
Debra Satz (University of Stanford, USA)

Chapter 3) Inequality and Social Progress
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Giovanni Andrea Cornia (University of Florence, Italy)
Rebeca Grynspan (SEGIB, Spain)
Stephan Klasen (University of Göttingen, Germany)

Lead Authors:
Miles Corak (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Augustin Fosu (University of Ghana, Ghana)
Luis-Felipe Lopez-Calva (World Bank, USA)
Nora Lustig (Tulane University, USA)
Flora Myamba (REPOA, Tanzania)
Sripad Motiram (University of Massachusetts Boston, USA; Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India)
Andreas Peichl (ZEW Mannheim, Germany)
Sanjay Reddy (New School, USA)
Eldar Shafir (Princeton University, USA)
Ana Sojo (CEPAL, Chile)
Judith Sutz (University of the Republic, Uruguay)
Rainer Thiele (IfW, Germany)
Ingrid Woolard (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Chapter 4) Economic Growth, Human Development and Planetary Welfare
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Purnamita Dasgupta (Institute for Economic Growth, Delhi, India)
Ottmar Edenhofer (PIK and MCC, Berlin, Germany)

Lead Authors:
Adriana Mercedes Avendaño Amezquita (Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia, Colombia)
Antonio Bento (University of Southern California, USA)
Simon Caney (Oxford University, UK)
David de la Croix (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Augustin Fosu (University of Ghana, Ghana)
Michael Jakob (MCC Berlin, Germany)
Marianne Saam (ZEW, Germany)
Kristin Shrader-Frechette (University of Notre-Dame, USA)
John Weyant (Stanford University, USA)
Liangzhi You (IFPRI, USA)
Chapter 5) Cities
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Edgar Pieterse (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Saskia Sassen (Columbia University, USA)

Lead Authors:
Gautam Bhan (Indian Institute for Human Settlements, India)
Ana Falu (National University of Argentina in Cordoba, Argentina)
Max Hirsh (Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Science, China)
Hiroo Ichikawa (Meiji University, Japan)
Luis Riffo (CEPAL, Chile)
Pelin Tan (Mardin Artuklu Üniversity, Turkey)
Doris Tarchópulos (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia)
Fulong Wu (UCL, UK)
Chapter 6) Markets, Finance and Corporations: Does Capitalism Have a Future?
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Simon Deakin (Cambridge, UK)
Fabian Muniesa (Ecole des Mines, France)
Scott Stern (MIT Sloan Management)
Lorraine Talbot (University of York, UK)

Lead Authors:
Raphie Kaplinsky (University of Sussex, UK)
Mustapha Nabli (Economic Research Forum, Tunisia)
Martin O’Neill (University of York, UK)
Horacio Ortiz (Mines Paris Tech, France)
Kerstin Sahlin (Swedish Research Council, Sweden)
Anke Schwittay (University of Sussex, UK)
Chapter 7) The Future of Work: Good Jobs for All?
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Werner Eichhorst (IZA, Germany)
Andre Portela de Souza (FGV-EESP, Brazil)

Lead Authors:
Nadya Araujo-Guimaraes (University of São Paulo, Brazil) Pierre Cahuc (CREST, France)
Didier Demazière (CSO, France)
Colette Fagan (University of Manchester, UK)
Huiyan Fu (Regent’s University London, UK)
Arne Kalleberg (University of North Carolina, USA)
Alan Manning (London School of Economics, UK)
Frances McGinnity (Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland)
Hillel Rapoport (University of Paris I, France)
Phil Scranton (Rutgers University, USA)
Johannes Siegrist (University of Düsseldorf, Germany)
Kathleen Thelen (MIT, USA)
Marie-Anne Valfort (Paris School of Economics and University of Paris 1, France)
Jelle Visser (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Chapter 8) Social Justice, Well-Being and Economic Organization
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Gianluca Grimalda (IfW, Germany)
Karl Ove Moene (University of Oslo, Norway)
David Schkade (University of California – San Diego, USA)

Lead Authors:
Avner de Shalit (Hebrew University, Israel)
Fernando Filgueira (CIESU, Uruguay)
Katherine Gibson (University of Western Sydney, Australia)
Carol Graham (Brookings, USA)
Reema Nanavaty (SEWA, India)
Hiroshi Ono (Hitotsubashi University, Japan)
Ingrid Robeyns (University of Utrecht, Netherlands)
John Roemer (Yale University, USA)
Chapter 9) The Paradoxes of Democracy and the Rule of Law
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Donatella Della Porta (European University Institute, Florence, Italy)
Michael Keating (University of Aberdeen, UK)

Lead Authors:
Gianpaolo Baiocchi (New York University, USA)
Colin Crouch (Warwick, UK)
Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard University, USA)
Dina Kiwan (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Erika Kraemer-Mbula (Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa)
Abby Peterson (Gothenberg University, Sweden)
Ken Roberts (Cornell, USA)
Philippe Schmitter (European University Institute, Italy)
Alberto Vanucci (University of Pisa, Italy)
Antoine Vauchez (CNRS-University of Paris 1, France)
Asanga Welikala (Edinburgh Law School, UK)
Chapter 10) Violence, Wars, Peace, Security
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Peter Wallensteen (University of Uppsala and University of Notre Dame)
Michel Wieviorka (FMSH/EHESS, France)

Lead Authors:
Itty Abraham (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Karin Aggestam (Lund University, Sweden)
Alexander Bellamy (Queensland University, Australia)
Lars-Erik Cederman (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Jérôme Ferret (EHESS, France)
Wilhelm Heitmeyer (University of Bielefeld, Germany)
Jean-Baptiste Jeangène-Vilmer (Collège d'Etudes Mondiales, France)
Laurie Nathan (University of Pretoria, South Africa)
Angela Sellström (Uppsala Universitet, Sweden)
Hideaki Shinoda (Tokyo University, Japan)
Ekaterina Stepanova (IMEMO, Russia)
Chapter 11) Supranational Organisations and Technologies of Governance
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Hilary Charlesworth (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Sally Engle Merry (New York University, USA)

Lead Authors:
Bhupinder Chimni (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)
Javier Couso (Universidad Diego Portales, Chile)
Terry Halliday (American Bar Foundation, USA)
Outi Korhonen (University of Turku, Finland)
Vivian Lin (La Trobe University, Australia)
Eden Medina (Indiana University, USA)
Leslye Obiora (University of Arizona, USA)
César Rodriguez-Garavito (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia)
Greg Shaffer (University of California, Irvine, USA)
Rene Urueña (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia)
Chapter 12) Varieties of Global Governance: Institutional and Distributional Effects of Globalization
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Gopalan Balachandran (Graduate Institute of Geneva, Switzerland)
Grégoire Mallard (Graduate Institute of Geneva, Switzerland)

Lead Authors:
Olufunmilayo Arewa (University of California, Irvine, USA)
Lucio Baccaro (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Tim Büthe (Duke University, USA)
Andrea Nightingale (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden)
Pierre Pénet (Northwestern University, USA)
Dominique Pestre (EHESS, France)
Anthea Roberts (LSE, UK and Columbia Law School, USA; ANU, Australia as of 2016)
Chapter 13) Media and Communications
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Nick Couldry (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK)
Clemencia Rodriguez (Temple University, USA)

Lead Authors:
Göran Bolin (Södertörn University, Sweden)
Julie Cohen (Georgetown, USA)
Gerard Goggin (University of Sydney, Australia)
Marwan Kraidy (UPenn, USA)
Koichi Iwabuchi (Monash University, Australia)
Kwang-Suk Lee (Seoul National University of Science and Technology, South Korea)
Jack Qiu (Chinese University, Hong Kong)
Ingrid Volkmer (University of Melbourne, Australia)
Herman Wasserman (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Yuezhi Zhao (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Chapter 14) Perspectives for Democracy and Equality
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Wolfgang Merkel (Berlin Social Science Center (WZB), Germany)
Richard Bellamy (European University Institute, Italy)

Lead Authors:
Rajeev Bhargava (Center for the Study of Developing Societies, India)
Juliana Bidadanure (Stanford University, USA)
Thomas Christiano (University of Arizona, USA)
Ulrike Felt (University of Vienna, Austria)
Colin Hay (University of Sheffield, UK)
Lily Lamboy (Department of Political Science, Stanford University)
Thamy Pogrebinschi (WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Germany)
Graham Smith (University of Westminster, UK)
Gayil Talshir (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
Nadia Urbinati (Columbia University, USA)
Mieke Verloo (Radboud University, Netherlands)

Chapter 15) Social Progress and Cultural Change
Coordinating Lead Authors:
John Bowen (University of Washington St Louis, USA)
Will Kymlicka (Queen’s University, Canada)

Lead Authors:
Martin Hopenhayn (Instituto de Humanidades, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile)
Takyiwaa Manuh (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Ethiopia)
Abdul Raufu Mustapha (Centre for African Studies, University of Oxford)

Chapter 16) Religious Communities, Ideas and Practices
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Grace Davie (University of Exeter, UK)
Nancy Ammerman (Boston University, USA)

Lead Authors:
Samia Huq (BRAC University, Bengladesh)
Lucian Leustean (Aston University, UK)
Tarek Masoud (Harvard Kennedy School, USA)
Suzanne Moon (University of Oklahoma, USA)
Jacob Olupona (Harvard University, USA)
Vineeta Sinha (National University, Singapore)
David Smilde (Tulane University, USA)
Linda Woodhead (Lancaster University, UK)
Fenggang Yang (Purdue University, USA)
Chapter 17) The Pluralization of Families
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Merike Blofield (University of Miami, USA)
Suad Joseph (University of California, Davis, USA)

Lead Authors:
Carmen Deere (University of Florida, USA)
Maxine Eichner (University of North Carolina, USA)
Guðný Björk Eydal (University of Iceland)
Fernando Filgueira (CIESU, Uruguay)
Rhacel Parrenas (USC, USA)
Neetha Pillai (Centre for Women’s Development Studies, India)
Frances Rosenbluth (Yale, USA)
Tine Rostgaard (KORA, Denmark)
Lynn Welchman (University of London, UK)
Chapter 18) Global Health and The Changing Contours of Human Life
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Ama De Graft-Aikins (University of Ghana, Ghana)
Dan Wikler (Harvard School of Public Health, USA)

Lead Authors:
Pascale Allotey (Monash University, Malaysia)
Gustaf Arrhenius (University of Stockholm, Sweden)
Uli Beisel (University of Bayreuth, Germany)
Melinda Cooper (University of Sydney, Australia)
Nir Eyal (Harvard University, USA)
Daniel Hausman (University of Wisconsin, USA)
Wolfgang Lutz (IIASA, Austria)
Ole Norheim (University of Bergen, Norway)
Elizabeth Roberts (University of Michigan, USA)
Denny Vagerö (Stockholm University, Sweden)
Chapter 19) How Can Education Promote Social Progress?
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Christiane Spiel (University of Vienna, Austria)
Simon Schwartzman (Institute for Studies on Labor and Society, Brazil)

Lead Authors:
Marius Busemeyer (University of Konstanz, Germany)
Nico Cloete (CHET, South Africa)
Gili Drori (Hebrew University, Israel)
Lorenz Lassnigg (Institute for Advanced Studies, IHS Vienna, Austria)
Barbara Schober (University of Vienna, Austria)
Michele Schweisfurth (University of Glasgow, UK)
Suman Verma (Panjab University, India)
Chapter 20) Belonging and Solidarity
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Akeel Bilgrami (Columbia University, USA)
Prabhat Patnaik (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)

Lead Authors:
Faisal Devji (St. Antony's College, Oxford, UK)
Michele Lamont (Harvard University, USA)
Ernesto Ottone (University Diego Portales , Chile)
James Tully (University of Victoria, Canada)
Nira Wickramasinghe (University of Leiden, Netherlands)
Sue Wright (Portsmouth University, UK)
Chapter 21) The Multiple Directions of Social Progress
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Erik Olin Wright (University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA)
Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts – Amherst, USA)

Lead Authors:
Jenny Andersson (Sciences Po, France)
Jeff Hearn (University of Huddersfield, UK)
Sue Himmelweit (Open University, UK)
Andrew Stirling (University of Sussex, UK)
Chapter 22) The Contributions of Social Sciences to Policy and Institutional Change
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Matthew Adler (Duke University, USA)
Helga Nowotny (ETHZ – Zürich, Switzerland)

Lead Authors:
Kwame Anthony Appiah (New York University, USA)
Cary Coglianese (University of Pennsylvania Law School, USA)
Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard University, USA)
Ravi Kanbur (Cornell University, USA)
Brian Levy (John Hopkins University, USA)
Ole Norheim (University of Bergen, Norway)
Johan Schot (University of Sussex, UK)
Simon Schwartzman (Institute for Labor and Society Studies, Brazil)
Christiane Spiel (University of Vienna, Austria)
François Taddei (CRI, France)
Susan Wright (Aarhus University, Denmark)
In Memoriam
† Klaus Rennings (Chapter 4)