Institutions and Governance Program

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Program Series:

iGov-Institutions and Governance Program promotes interdisciplinary research and education on the origins, effects, and evolution of institutions. The goal of the Program is to advance our understanding of the ways that institutions shape economic and political outcomes as well as the ways that political and economic factors shape institutions.

Mission:
  • Support for UC Berkeley researchers doing quantitative work related to institutions, politics and governments.
  • Introduction of a comparative and international perspective to government studies.
  • Outreach, increased visibility and quick reaction to current events.
  • Creation of new interfaces between faculty from different schools, departments, ORUs and disciplines on specific projects.