John Gerring

John Gerring is a Professor of Political Science at Boston University. He received his BA, MA, and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

His main research interests are methodology, comparative politics, and American political history. He has also addressed questions concerning the effectiveness of democracy in comparison to other forms of government.

Representative Publications

“Do Neoliberal Policies Kill or Save Lives?” Business and Politics 10:3 (2008) (with Strom Thacker)

“Causal Mechanisms: Yes, But…” Comparative Political Studies 43:11 (November 2010) 1499-1526

“Culture versus Economics: An American Dilemma” Social Science History 23:2 (Summer 1999) 129-72.

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