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Peter A. Hall is Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies in the Department of Government and at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, as well as Co-Director of the Program on Successful Societies for the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Hall is editor of Successful Societies: How Institutions and Culture Affect Health (with Michèle Lamont), Changing France: The Politics that Markets Make (with P. Culpepper and B. Palier), Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage (with David Soskice),The Political Power of Economic Ideas: Keynesianism across Nations, Developments in French Politics I and II (with A. Guyomarch and H. Machin), European Labor in the 1980s and the author of Governing the Economy: The Politics of State Intervention in Britain and France and more than seventy articles on European politics, policy-making, and comparative political economy. He serves on the editorial boards of many journals and the advisory boards of several European institutes. He is currently working on issues in the methods of political science, the political response to economic challenges in postwar Europe, and the impact of social institutions on inequalities in population health. For the Successful Societies Program, see: http://www2.cifar.ca/research/successful-societies-program/