In Pawned States I trace the long-term effects of international finance on state capacity and limited government.
The book received the following recognitions:
The 2023 William H. Riker Book Award (ex aequo) of the APSA Political Economy Section
The 2023 Best Book Award of the APSA International Collaboration Section
The 2023 Gaddis Smith International Book Prize for best first book by a Yale ladder faculty member
The 2023 Lepgold Book Prize for best book on International Relations of the Mortara Center for International Studies at Georgetown University
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