Peter Swenson

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Charlotte Marion Saden Professor of Political Science and Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies


Peter  A. Swenson is Yale’s C.M. Saden Professor of  Political Science. He specializes in the comparative political economy of labor markets, social welfare, health care, and environmental politics in Europe and the United States.

Swenson is an acclaimed author of articles and books on comparative political economy and the history of medical and health care politics.

Please go to the link below to his personal website for more information about his books, articles, and teaching.

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  • Ph.D., Yale University, 1986
  • B.A.: Princeton University 1977

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