Tim Büthe is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Duke University and a Senior Fellow of the Duke Rethinking Regulation Project at the Kenan Institute for Ethics. He received his B.A. in Government from Harvard University and his M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University.
Professor Büthe researches political economy in general with an emphasis on how institutions enable and constrain actors, how domestic and international institutions interact, and why institutions change or persist.
Büthe, Tim, and Helen V. Milner. “The Politics of Foreign Direct Investment into Developing Countries: Increasing FDI through International Trade Agreements?.” American Journal of Political Science 52.4 (2008): 741-762.
Büthe, Tim. “The Power of Norms; The Norms of Power: Who Governs International Electrical and Electronic Technology?.” Who Governs the Globe (2010): 292-332.
Büthe, Tim. “Taking Temporality Seriously: Modeling History and the Use of Narratives as Evidence.” American Political Science Review 96.03 (2002): 481-493.