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 (London School of Economics, 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 (ICREA and University of Barcelona, Spain)

Contributing Authors:
Tim Foxon (University of Sussex, UK)
Laur Kanger (University of Sussex, UK)

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

Contributing Authors:
Gustaf Arrhenius (Institute for Futures Studies, Sweden)
Tim Campbell (Institute for Futures Studies, Sweden)
Simon Caney (Oxford University, UK)
John Roemer (Yale University, 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)
Luis-Felipe Lopez-Calva (World Bank, USA)
Nora Lustig (Tulane University, USA)

Lead Authors:
Augustin Fosu (University of Ghana)
Sripad Motiram (University of Massachusetts Boston, USA; Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, India)
Flora Myamba (REPOA, Tanzania)
Andreas Peichl (ZEW Mannheim, Germany)
Eldar Shafir (Princeton University, USA)
Ana Sojo (Independent consultant, Chile)
Ingrid Woolard (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

Contributing Authors:
Shai Davidai (The New School, USA)
Michael Förster (OECD, France)
Rahul Lahoti (University of Göttingen, Germany)
Judith Sutz (University of the Republic, Uruguay)
Rainer Thiele (Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Germany)

Chapter 4) Economic Growth, Human Development and Welfare
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Purnamita Dasgupta (Institute for Economic Growth, India)
Ottmar Edenhofer (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 (University of Warwick, 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)
† Klaus Rennings (ZEW, Germany)

Contributing Authors:
Gian Carlo Delgado-Ramos (National Autonomous University of Mexico)
Marcel J. Dorsch (MCC Berlin, Germany)
Christian Flachsland (MCC Berlin, Germany)
David Klenert (MCC Berlin, Germany)
Robert Lempert (Rand Corporation, USA)
Justin Leroux (HEC Montreal, Canada)
Kai Lessmann (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany)
Junguo Liu (South University of Science and Technology, China)
Linus Mattauch (Institute for New Economic Thinking, Oxford University, UK)
Charles Perrings (Arizona State University, USA)
Gregor Schwerhoff (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany)
Kristin Seyboth (KMS Research and Consulting, USA)
Jan Steckel (MCC Berlin, Germany)
Jessica Strefler (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany)

Chapter 5) Cities and Social Progress
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Edgar Pieterse (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Saskia Sassen (Columbia University, USA)

Lead Authors:
Gautam Bhan (Indian Institute for Human Studies, India)
Ana Falú (National University of Argentina in Cordoba, Argentina)
Max Hirsh (Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Science, Hong Kong)
Hiroo Ichikawa (Meiji University, Japan)
Luis Riffo (CEPAL, Chile)
Pelin Tan (Mardin Artuklu Üniversity, Turkey)
Doris Tarchópulos (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia)

Chapter 6) Markets, Finance and Corporations
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Simon Deakin (Cambridge, UK)
Fabian Muniesa (Ecole des Mines, France)
Scott Stern (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
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 ParisTech, France)
Kerstin Sahlin (Swedish Research Council, Sweden)
Anke Schwittay (University of Sussex and University of York, UK)

Chapter 7) The Future of Work
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-ENSAE Malakoff and Ecole Polytechnique, France)
Didier Demazière (Sciences Po CSO, France)
Colette Fagan (University of Manchester, UK)
Huiyan Fu (Regent’s University London, UK)
Arne Kalleberg (UNC Chapel Hill, USA)
Alan Manning (London School of Economics, UK)
Frances McGinnity (Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland)
Hillel Rapoport (University of Paris I and Paris School of Economics, France)
Phil Scranton (Rutgers University, USA)
Johannes Siegrist (University of Düsseldorf, Germany)
Kathleen Thelen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
Marie-Anne Valfort (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 (Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Germany)
Kalle Moene (University of Oslo, Norway)

Lead Authors:
Fernando Filgueira (CIESU, Uruguay)
Marc Fleurbaey (Princeton University, USA)
Katherine Gibson (University of West Sydney, Australia)
Carol Graham (Brookings Institution, USA)
Rubén Lo Vuolo (CIEPP, Argentina)
Reema Nanavaty (SEWA, India)
Hiroshi Ono (Hitotsubashi University, Japan)
John Roemer (Yale University, USA)
Alain Trannoy (EHESS, France)

Chapter 9) The Paradoxes of Democracy and the Rule of Law
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Donatella della Porta (Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy)
Michael Keating (University of Aberdeen, UK)

Lead Authors:
Gianpaolo Baiocchi (New York University, USA)
Colin Crouch (University of Warwick, UK)
Sheila Jasanoff (Harvard University, USA)
Dina Kiwan (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Erika Kraemer-Mbula (University of Johannesburg, South Africa)
Abby Peterson (University of Gothenberg, Sweden)
Kenneth Roberts (Cornell University, USA)
Philippe Schmitter (European University Institute, Italy)
Alberto Vanucci (University of Pisa, Italy)
Antoine Vauchez (University of Paris 1, France)
Asanga Welikala (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Chapter 10) Violence, Wars, Peace, Security
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Peter Wallensteen (University of Uppsala, Sweden; University of Notre Dame, USA)
Michel Wieviorka (FMSH and EHESS, France)

Lead Authors:
Itty Abraham (National University of Singapore)
Karin Aggestam (Lund University, Sweden)
Alexander Bellamy (Queensland University, Australia)
Lars-Erik Cederman (ETH Zentrum, Switzerland)
Jérôme Ferret (EHESS and University of Toulouse 1, France)
Wilhelm Heitmeyer (University of Bielefeld, Germany)
Jean-Baptiste Jeangène-Vilmer (Collège d'Etudes Mondiales and Sciences Po, France)
Angela Muvumba-Sellström (University of Uppsala, Sweden)
Laurie Nathan (University of Pretoria, South Africa)
Hideaki Shinoda (Tokyo University, Japan)
Ekaterina Stepanova (IMEMO, Russia)

Contributing Authors:
Olga Odgers Ortiz (Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Mexico)

Chapter 11) International Organizations and the Technologies of Governance
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Hilary Charlesworth (University of Melbourne and ANU, 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)

Contributing Authors:
Ruth Okediji (University of Minnesota, USA)

Chapter 12) Governing Capital, Labor and Nature in a Changing World
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; Technical University of Munich, Germany)
Andrea Nightingale (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden)
Pierre Pénet (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Dominique Pestre (EHESS, France)
Anthea Roberts (Australian National University, Australia)

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 (University of Pennsylvania, 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)

Contributing Authors:
Olessia Koltsova (National Research University, Russia)
Inaya Rakhmani (University of Indonesia)
Omar Rincón (Fundación Friedrich Ebert, Colombia)
Claudia Magallanes-Blanco (Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla, Mexico)
Pradip Thomas (University of Queensland, Australia)

Chapter 14) Challenges of Inequality to Democracy
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Richard Bellamy (European University Institute, Italy)
Wolfgang Merkel (WZB Berlin and Humboldt University, Germany)

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 (Stanford University, USA)
Thamy Pogrebinschi (WZB Berlin, Germany)
Graham Smith (University of Westminster, UK)
Gayil Talshir (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
Nadia Urbinati (Columbia University, USA)
Mieke Verloo (Radboud University, Netherlands; IWM, Austria)

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 (Universidad Diego Portales, Chile)
Takyiwaa Manuh (United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Ethiopia)
† Abdul Raufu Mustapha (Centre for African Studies, University of Oxford)

Contributing Authors:
Faisal Garba (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Jan Willem Duyvendak (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Chapter 16) Religions and Social Progress
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 University, USA)
Suzanne Moon (University of Oklahoma, USA)
Jacob Olupona (Harvard University, USA)
Vineeta Sinha (National University of Singapore)
David Smilde (Tulane University, USA)
Linda Woodhead (Lancaster University, UK)
Fenggang Yang (Purdue University, USA)

Contributing Authors:
Gina Zurlo (Boston 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 California, USA)
Maxine Eichner (University of North Carolina, USA)
Guðný Björk Eydal (University of Iceland)
Fernando Filgueira (CIESU, Uruguay)
Rhacel Parrenas (University of Southern California, USA)
Neetha Pillai (Centre for Women’s Development Studies, India)
Frances Rosenbluth (Yale University, USA)
Tine Rostgaard (KORA, Denmark)
Lynn Welchman (University of London, UK)

Contributing Authors:
Annabelle Hutchinson (Yale University, USA)
William McGrew (Yale University, USA)
Tee Zhuo (Yale University, USA)

Chapter 18) Global Health and The Changing Contours of Human Life
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Ama de-Graft Aikins (University of Ghana)
Dan Wikler (Harvard University, USA)

Lead Authors:
Pascale Allotey (Monash University, Australia; UNU-IIGH, Malaysia)
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)

Contributing Authors:
Gustaf Arrhenius (Institute for Futures Studies, Sweden)
Karim Jebari (Institute for Futures Studies, Sweden)

Chapter 19) The Contribution of Education to 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 of Jerusalem, Israel)
Lorenz Lassnigg (IHS Vienna, Austria)
Barbara Schober (University of Vienna, Austria)
Michele Schweisfurth (University of Glasgow, UK)
Suman Verma (Panjab University, India)

Contributing Authors:
Bilal Bakarat (IIASA, Austria)
Peter Maassen (University of Oslo, Norway)
Rob Reich (Stanford University, USA)

Chapter 20) Belonging
Coordinating Lead Authors:
Akeel Bilgrami (Columbia University, USA)
Prabhat Patnaik (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)

Lead Authors:
Faisal Devji (Oxford University, 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:
Nancy Folbre (University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA)
Erik Olin Wright (University of Wisconsin Madison, 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 (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)

Lead Authors:
Cary Coglianese (University of Pennsylvania, 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)
Shana Starobin (Bowdoin College, USA)

In Memoriam
† Klaus Rennings (Chapter 4)
† Abdul Raufu Mustapha (Chapter 15)