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Christoffer Green-Pedersen

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Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE

Christoffer Green-Pedersen

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of birth

August 16, 1970

Marital status

Married, two sons, one daughter

POSITION AND CAREER

2009-

Professor, Department of Political Science, Aarhus   University

2005-2009

Research Professor, Department of Political Science, Aarhus   University

2003-2005

Associate Professor, Department of   Political Science, Aarhus University

2000-2003

Assistant professor, Department of   Political Science, Aarhus University

EDUCATION

2001

PhD in Political Science, Aarhus University

1997

MA in   Political Science, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University

1996

Exam. Art., Philosophy, Department   of Philosophy, Aarhus University

OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

2012

 

Visiting Scholar, Department of Political   Science/Center for European Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel   Hill

2004

Visiting Scholar,   Department of Political Science, University of Washington, Seattle

1999

Visiting scholar,   Faculty of Policy Sciences, University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands

1996

Teaching   Assistant, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University

1995

Erasmus Student,   Ruprecht-Karls Universität, Heidelberg, Germany

 


 

PUBLICATIONS

In English

Books

Agenda Setting, Policies, and Political Systems: A Comparative Approach(eds. with Stefaan Walgrave), Chicago,The University of Chicago Press (forthcoming).

Dismantling Public Policy: Interest, Opportunities, Strategies, and Effects (eds. with Michael Bauer, Andrew Jordan and Adrienne Héritier), Oxford, Oxford University Press 2012

Democracy, Elections and Political Parties. Essays in honor of Jørgen Elklit, (eds. with Jens Blom-Hansen and Sven-Erik Skaaning), Aarhus, Politica 2012.

Morality Politics in Western Europe. Parties Agendas and Policy Choice (eds. with Isabelle Engeli and Lars Thorup Larsen), Basingstoke. Palgrave 2012

Comparative Studies of Policy Agendas, special issue of Journal of European Public Policy edited with Frank R. Baumgartner & Bryan D Jones. Routledge, 2007.

The Politics of Justification. Party Competition and Welfare-State Retrenchment in Denmark and the Netherlands from 1982 to 1988, Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, 2002.

Articles

Policy Dismantling, Journal of European Public Policy, 2013, 20, 5, 795-805, (with Andrew Jordan and Michael Bauer)

The Puzzle of Permissiveness. Understanding Policy Processes Around Morality Issues, Journal of European Public Policy, 2013, 20, 3, 335-352, (with Isabella Engeli and Lars Thorup Larsen)

A Giant Fast Asleep. Party Incentives and Politicization of European Integration, Political Studies, 2012, 60, 1, 115-130.

Comparing Government Agendas: Executive Speeches in the Netherlands, United Kingdom, and Denmark, Comparative Political Studies, 2011, 44, 8, 973-1000 (with Peter Mortensen, Gerard Breeman, Laura Chaqués Bonafont, Will Jennings, Peter John, Anna M. Palau Rogué and Arco Timmermans).

Effects of the Core Functions of Government on the Diversity of Executive Agendas Comparative Political Studies, 2011, 44, 8, 2011,  1001-1030 (with Will Jennings, Shaun Bevan, Arco Timmermans, Gerard Breeman, Sylvain Brouard, Laura Chaqués Bonafont, Peter John, Peter Mortensen, Anna Palau Rogué)

Bringing Parties into Parliament: The Development of Parliamentary Activities in Western Europe, Party Politics, 2010, 16, 3, 347-69.

If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them. Explaining Social Democratic Responses to the Challenge from the Populist Radical Right in Western Europe, Political Studies, 2010, 58, 3, 410-26 (with Tim Bale, André Krouwl, Nick Sitter & Richard Luther).

The political conditionality of mass media influence. When do parties follow mass media attention?, British Journal of Political Science, 2010, 40, 3, 663-677 (with Rune Stubager).

Who Sets the Agenda and Who Responds To It in the Danish Parliament?, European Journal of Political Research, 2010, 49, 2, 257-81 (with Peter Mortensen).

A General Empirical Law of Public Budgets: A Comparative Analysis, American Journal of Political Science, 2009, 53, 4, 855-73 (with Bryan Jones, Frank Baumgartner, Christian Breunig, Chris Wleizen, Stuart Soroka, Martial Foucault, Abel Francois, Peter John, Chris Koski, Peter Mortensen, Scott Robinson & Stefan Walgrave).

Policy or Processes in Focus?, International Journal of Press/Politics, 2009, 14, 2, 166-85 (with Anne Binderkrantz).

Punctuated Equilibrium in Comparative Perspective, American Journal of Political Science, 2009, 53, 3, 603-20 (with Christian Breunig, Frank Baumgartner, Bryan D. Jones, Peter Mortensen, Michiel Neytimans & Stefaan Walgrave).

The Institutionalization of Environmental Attention in the US and Denmark, Multiple vs. Single venue Systems, Governance, 2009, 22, 4, 625-46 (with Michelle Wolfe).

Going different ways? Right-wing parties and the immigrants issues in Denmark and Sweden, Journal of European Public Policy, 2008, 15 3, 366-80 (with Pontus Odmalm).

Immigration as a political issue in Denmark and Sweden. How party competition shapes political agendas, European Journal of Political Research, 2008, 47, 5, 610-34 (with Jesper Krogstrup).

Making Tobacco Consumption a Political Issue in the United States and Denmark: The Dynamics of Issue Expansion in Comparative Perspective, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 2007, 9, 1, 1-20 (with Erik Albæk & Lars Beer Nielsen).

The Conflicts of Conflicts in Comparative Perspective. Euthanasia as a political issue in Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands, Comparative Politics, 2007, 39, 3, 273-91.

The growing importance of issue competition: The changing nature of party competition in Western Europe, Political Studies, 2007, 55, 4, 608-28.

Comparative Studies of Policy Agendas, Journal of European Public Policy, 2006, 13, 7, 959-74 (with Frank R. Baumgartner & Bryan D. Jones).

Long-term changes in Danish Party Politics. The Rise and Importance of Issue Competition, Scandinavian Political Studies, 2006, 29, 3, 221-37.

Politics within paths. The trajectories of Danish and Swedish pension systems, Journal of European Social Policy, 2006, 16, 3, 245-58 (with Anders Lindbom)

How agenda-setting Attributes Shape Politics: basic Dilemmas, Problem Attention and Health Politics Developments in Denmark and the US, Journal of European Public Policy, 2006, 13, 7, 1039-52 (with John Wilkerson)

Bloc Politics vs. Broad Cooperation? The functioning of Danish Minority Parliamentarism, The Journal of Legislative Studies, 2005, 11, 2, 153-69 (with Lisbeth H. Thomsen).

Center Parties, Party Competition, and the Implosion of Party Systems. A study of centripetal tendencies in multiparty systems, Political Studies, 2004,52, 2, 324-41.

Defeat at home. Issue ownership and Social Democratic Support in Scandinavia, Government and Opposition, 2004, 39, 4, 587-613 (with Paula Blomqvist).

The Dependent Variable Problem within the Study of Welfare-State Retrenchment: Defining the problem and looking for solutions, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 2004, 6, 1, 3-14.

Small States, Big Success. Party Politics and Governing the Economy in Denmark and the Netherlands from 1973 to 2000, Socio-Economic Review, 2003, 1, 3, 411-37.

Still there but for how long?: The counter-intuitiveness of the universal welfare model and the development of the universal welfare state in Denmark, French and English version, Revue française des affaires sociales, 2003, 57, 4, 105-50.

New Public Management Reforms of the Danish and Swedish Welfare States: The Role of Different Social Democratic Responses, Governance, 2002, 15, 2, 271-94.

The New Politics and Scholarship of the Welfare State: a review essay, Journal of European Social Policy, 2002, 12, 1, 43-51 (with Markus Haverland).

The Politics of the ‘Third Way’. The Transformation of Social Democracy in Denmark and the Netherlands, Party Politics, 2002, 8, 5, 507-24 (with Kees van Kersbergen).

Minority Governments and Party Politics: The Political and Institutional Background to the ‘Danish miracle’, Journal of Public Policy, 2001, 21, 1, 53-70. Earlier version published as Discussion paper 2001/1, The Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne.

Neo-liberalism, the ‘Third Way’ or What? Recent Social Democratic Welfare Policies in Denmark and the Netherlands, Journal of European Public Policy, 2001, 8, 2, 307-25(with Kees van Kersbergen & Anton Hemerijck).

The Puzzle of Dutch Welfare State Retrenchment: The Importance of Dutch Politics, West European Politics, 2001, 24, 3, 135-50.

Welfare State Retrenchment in Denmark and the Netherlands, 1982-1998. The Role of Party Competition and Party Consensus, Comparative Political Studies, 2001, 34, 9, 963-85.

The Danish Welfare State under Bourgeois Reign: The dilemma of popular entrenchment and economic constraints, Scandinavian Political Studies, 1999,22, 3, 243-60.

Chapters

Policy agenda-setting studies. Attention, politics and the public, pp. 167-174 in Eduardo Araral, Scott Fritzen, Michael Howlett, M. Ramesh, Xun Wu (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Public Policy, London: Routledge, 2012 (with Peter B.Mortensen).  

Policy Dismantling. An introduction. pp. 3-29 in Michael Bauer, Andrew Jordan, Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Adrienne Héritier (eds.) Dismantling Public Policy, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012 (with Andrew Jordan and John Turnpenny).

Dismantling by Default. The indexation of social benefits in four countries, pp. 129-154 in Michael Bauer, Andrew Jordan, Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Adrienne Héritier (eds.) Dismantling Public Policy, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012 (with Flemming Juul Christiansen, Eva-Maria Euchner, Carsten Jensen and John Turnpenny).

Dismantling Public Policy. Preferences, Strategies and Effects. pp. 203-226 in Michael Bauer, Andrew Jordan, Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Adrienne Héritier (eds.) Dismantling Public Policy, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012 (with Michael Bauer, Andrew Jordan, Adrienne Héritier).

The Cartel Party Thesis Revisited. The role of political parties in contemporary democracies. pp. 147-154 in Jens Blom-Hansen, Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Svend-Erik Skaaning (eds.) Democracy, Elections and Political Parties, Aarhus: Politica 2012.

Introduction, pp. 1-4 in Isabelle Engeli, Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Lars Thorup Larsen (eds.) Morality Politics in Western Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2012 (with Isabelle Engeli and Lars Thorup Larsen).

Theoretical Perspective on Morality Issues, pp. 5-26 in Isabelle Engeli, Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Lars Thorup Larsen (eds.) Morality Politics in Western Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2012 (with Isabelle Engeli and Lars Thorup Larsen).

How to study the two worlds of morality politics pp. 27-34 in Isabelle Engeli, Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Lars Thorup Larsen (eds.) Morality Politics in Western Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2012 (with Isabelle Engeli and Lars Thorup Larsen).

Morality politics in the United Kingdom: trapped between left and right, pp. 114-136 in Isabelle Engeli, Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Lars Thorup Larsen (eds.) Morality Politics in Western Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2012 (with Lars Thorup Larsen and Donley Studlar).

Morality politics in Denmark, Policies without Politics, pp. 137-160 in Isabelle Engeli, Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Lars Thorup Larsen (eds.) Morality Politics in Western Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2012 (with Erik Albæk and Lars Thorup Larsen).

The Two Worlds of Morality Politics. What have we learned? pp. 1985-199 in Isabelle Engeli, Christoffer Green-Pedersen and Lars Thorup Larsen (eds.) Morality Politics in Western Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2012 (with Isabelle Engeli and Lars Thorup Larsen).

Im Spannungsfeld von wirtschaftlichjen Sachzwängen und öffentlichen Konservatismus: Das dänische Wohlfahrtssystem, pp. 149-168 in Klaus Schubert, Simon Hegelich & Ursula Bazant (eds.) Europäische Wohlfahrtssysteme, Verlag für Sozailwissenschaften, Wiesbaden (with Michael Baggesen Klitgaard). (English version: Between economic constraints and popular entrenchment: the development of the Danish welfare state 1982-2005, pp. 137-52 in The Handbook of European Welfare Systems, Klaus Schubert, Simon Hegelich & Ursula Bazant (eds.), London Routledge, 2009.

Keep the Bumblebee Flying. Economic Policy in the Welfare State of Denmark, 1973-99, pp. 33-74 in Erik Albæk, Leslie Eliason, Asbjørn Sonne Nørgaard & Herman Schwartz (eds.) Crisis, Miracles and Beyond, Aarhus, Aarhus University Press, 2008 (with Peter Nannestad).

Le Danemark, pp. 103-19 in Jean-Michel de Waele & Paul Magnete (eds.) Les démocraties européenes, Paris, Armand Colin, 2008 (with Asbjørn Skjæveland).

Denmark: A World Bank Pension System, pp. 454-98 in Karen Anderson, Ellen Immergut & Isabella Schulze, The Handbook of Wets European Pension Systems, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2007.

More than Data Questions and Methodological Issues: Theoretical Conceptualization and the Dependent Variable ‘Problem’ in the Study of Welfare Reform, pp. 13-23 in Jochen Clasen & Nico Siegel, Investigating Welfare State Change, London, Edward Elgar, 2007.

Denmark, pp. 282-87 in International Encyclopedia of Social Policy, Tony Fitzpatrick et al. (eds.), Routledge, 2006.

Employment and Unemployment in Denmark and Sweden: Success or Failure for the Universal Welfare Model?, pp. 65-85 in Uwe Becker & Herman Schwartz (eds.) Employment ‘Miracles’ in Critical Comparison The Dutch, Scandinavian, Swiss, Australian and Irish cases versus Germany and the USA, Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, 2005 (with Anders Lindbom).

Globalization and the Welfare State: What to make of the Dutch and Danish ‘miracles’, pp. 128-48 in Bo Södersten (ed.) Globalization and the Welfare State, London, Palgrave, 2004.

 

Editorial work

Special Issue of Journal of European Public Policy, 2006, 13, 7 (with Frank Baumgartner and Bryan Jones

Special issue of Comparative Political Studies, 2011, 44, 8 (with Frank Baumgartner, Sylvain Brouard, Bryan Jones and Stefaan Walgrave)

Comparative Studies of Political Agendas, book series with Palgrave (with Frank Baumgartner, Laura Chaques, Arco Timmermans and Frederic Varone)

 

Dissertation

How Politics Still Matters: Retrenchment of old-age pensions, unemployment benefits, and early retirement benefit/disability pensions in Denmark and in the Netherlands from 1982 to 1998, PhD dissertation, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark, 2000. 

In Danish:

Books:

Partier i nye tider. Den politiske dagsorden i Danmark, Aarhus, Aarhus Universitetsforlag, 2011

Offentlig Politik. Copenhagen, Hans Reitzels Forlag , 2012 (eds. med Carsten Jensen og Peter Nannestad)

Articles

Partier i nye tider. Den politiske dagsordensfastsættelse i Danmark, Politica, 2013, 45, 6-17

Medierne og den politiske dagsorden. En tango med fører?, Politica, 2010, 42, 3, 326-344 (med Rune Stubager)

Dør lægen nødvendigvis, og lykkedes operationen nu også så godt? Socialdemokratiet og velfærdsstaten på den politiske dagsorden i Danmark, Arbejderhistorie, 2005, 27-39.

Folketinget under fortsat forandring, Politica, 2005, 37, 4, 394-410.

Det danske pensionssystems endelige udformning: Kampen om pensionssystemet under Schlüter-regeringerne, Historisk Tidsskrift, 2003, 103, 2, 359-83.

Det Radikale Venstres betydning i dansk politik. Er den så stor, som vi går og tror?, Politica, 2003, 35, 3, 274-86.

Den danske velfærdsstat fra afgrundens rand til efterlønsreform. En oversigt, Politica, 2002, 34, 1, 68-77.

Markedsreformer af velfærdsservice i Danmark og Sverige. Hvad er der sket, og hvad er forklaringen?, Samfundsøkonomen, 2002-3, 20-25.

Velfærdsstaten – udfordringer og politisk handlerum, Social Forskning, Temanummer, 2001:4, 26-31.

Hollands økonomiske mirakel i dansk perspektiv, Samfundsøkonomen, 2000-8, 5-10.

Krise og reformer i velfærdsstaten – en oversigt, GRUS, 1999, 56/57, 101-13.

Udviklingen i udgifterne til overførsler og konsum i Danmark fra 1982 til 1992. Hvorfor holdt asymmetritesen ikke stik?, Økonomi og Politik,1998, 2, 25-37.

Chapters

Politics matter, pp. 29-42 in Christoffer Green-Pedersen, Carsten Jensen and Peter Nannestad (eds.) Offentlig Politik, Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2012 (sammen med Carsten Jensen).

Partikonkurrence og offentlig politik, pp. 43-58 in Christoffer Green-Pedersen, Carsten Jensen and Peter Nannestad (eds.) Offentlig Politik, Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2012 (sammen med Peter Nannestad).

Dagsordensteori og offentlig politik, pp. 145-161 in Christoffer Green-Pedersen, Carsten Jensen and Peter Nannestad (eds.) Offentlig Politik, Copenhagen: Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2012.

 

 

Hvordan kom flygtninge- og indvandrerspørgsmålet på den politiske dagsorden?, pp. 15-24 in Tonny Brems Knudsen, Jørgen Dige Pedersen & Georg Sørensen (eds.) Danmark og de Fremmede, Copenhagen: Academica, 2010.

Hvordan kom flygtninge- og indvandrerspørgsmålet på den politiske dagsorden?, pp. 67-72 in Jens Blom-Hansen & Jørgen Elklit (eds.) Perspektiver på politik, Copenhagen, Academica, 2009.

Velfærdsstatsteori, pp. 969-84 in Jørn Loftager & Lars Bo Kaspersen (eds.) Klassisk og Moderne Politisk Teori – en introduktion, København Hans Reitzel, 2009 (with Asbjørn Sonne Nørgaard).

Miscellaneous

Feature articles in major Danish and Swedish newspapers (Jyllands Posten, Politiken, Weekendavisen, Information, Göteborg Posten)

Book reviews in Politica, Økonomi og Politik, Tidsskrift for Samfundsforskning, Nordisk Nyhedsbrev for Velfærdsstatsforskning.

Reformer af velfærdsstaten. Politisk kontroversielle, men dog politisk mulige, pp. 93-102 in Jørn Henrik Petersen & Klaus Petersen (eds.) 13 udfordringer til den danske velfærdsstat, Odense, Odense Universitets Forlag, 2004.

Den danske velfærdsstat: Politiske, sociologiske og institutionelle dynamikker, Arbejdsrapport 2004:1, København, Velfærdskommissionen (with Michael Baggesen Klitgaard & Asbjørn Sonne Nørgaard).

Kommissioners rolle i politiske beslutningsprocesser, Administrativ Debat, 2005, 4, 15-18.

Kampen om den politiske dagsorden. Magt i det danske partisystem, Kritik, 2007, 185, 18-27.

University of Nijmegen, Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne; University of Aalborg; Jönköping International Business School; University of Roskilde; University of Southern Denmark;  University of Stirling; University of Göttingen, French Ministry of Social Affairs;  Selskabet for Samtidshistorisk Forskning; University of Washington;  Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; School of Governance, University of Utrecht; Danish Political Science Association; Princeton University; University of Konstanz; University of Leiden, Den Haag; Oslo Summer School, University of Oslo; West Virginia University; CEU Budapest; UNC, Chapel Hill; University of Texas Austin; University of Geneva; University of Zürich; Humboldt University, Berlin.  

Member of the Danish Social Science Research Council, 2006-2011

External examiner, Danish Political Science M.A. Programs 2005-

Workshop Director, ECPR Joint Secession of Workshops, Nicosia, 2006 (with Arco Timmermans)

Program Co-chair Midwest Political Science Association Conference, 2011

Council of European Studies (CES), Strategic Research Advisory Board, 2009

Politica, 2001-2008

Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis 2006-

World Political Science Review 2005-2008

Governance 2006-

Scandinavian Political Studies (Editor) 2008-2011

Journals

Acta Politica, American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Sociology, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, Economic and Industrial Democracy, Electoral Studies, European Journal of Political Research, European Political Science Review, European Union Politics, Government and Opposition, Governance, International Review of Administrative Sciences, International Review of Political Science, International Studies Quarterly, International Journal of Press/Politics, Journalism Studies, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Journal of Ethnical and Migration Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, Journal of European Social Policy, Journal of Politics, Journal of Public Policy, Journal of Social Policy, Journal of Theoretical Politics, Legislative Studies  Quarterly, Local Government Studies, Party Politics, Policy and Politics, Policy Studies Journal, Politica, Political Analysis, Political Behaviour, Political Communication, Political Studies, Public Administration, Public Choice, Scandinavian Political Studies, Social Policy and Administration, Social Science and Medicine, Socio-Economic Review, West European Politics, World Politics

Others

Belgium Science Foundation(FWO), Berghahn Books, British Academy, Cambridge University Press, Canadian Science Foundation, Dutch Science Foundation (NOW) European Science Foundation (ESF), German Israeli Foundation for Scientific  Research and Development (GIF), Norwegian, Science Foundation, Palgrave Macmillan, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, Oxford University Press, Swiss Science Foundation, French Science Foundation (ANR).

University of Aalborg; University of Antwerp; University of Texas, Dallas; Free University Amsterdam;  University of Southern Denmark; Deakin University; University of Konstanz; University of Zürich, University of Vienna.

 

GRANTS

Danish Social Science Research Council (SSF), 600,000 DKR for the project ‘Party Competition, Agenda-Setting and Public Policy’, 2003-2004

Danish Social Science Research Council (FSE), 2,665,000 DKR for the project ‘Danish Politics. Class Politics to Media Politics’, 2005-2008

EU-Commission, Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities, FP7-SSH-2007-1 247,000 Euros for the project ‘Consensus’ (partner, main applicant, professor Christoph Knill, University of Konstanz), 2008-2011

Danish Social Science Research Council (FSE), 3,065,000 DKR for the project ‘Morality Politics in Comparative Perspective’, 2008-2011

Carlsberg Foundation, 275,000 DKR for a project on ‘Political Attention and Political Institutions in Four Countries’ (with Sara Hobolt, Robert Klemmensen & Peter B. Mortensen), 2009-2012

Danish Social Science Research Council (FSE), 7.7794.000 DKR for the project “POLIS. Political Parties and Issues Competition” (with Rune Slothuus, Rune Stubager & Peter B.Mortensen). 2012-2015

AWARDS

Young Elite Researcher, Danish Social Science Research Council, 2006, 100,000 DKR

Teacher of the year 2006, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University (based on a vote among department students)

Researcher of the year 2006, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University (based on a vote among department faculty and PhD candidates)