Magnus Feldmann is a Senior Lecturer in Politics in the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies at the University of Bristol. He has a PhD from Harvard University, where he was a doctoral research associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, the Center for European Studies and the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies. He has been a visiting fellow at the University of Uppsala and the Estonian Business School. His research interests relate to various topics in political economy, notably institutions, varieties of capitalism and the politics of business and labour. His articles have appeared in a wide range of journals, including World Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Government and Opposition, European Journal of Industrial Relations, East European Politics and Post-Soviet Affairs. His book on Varieties of Capitalism: A Global Perspective is under contract with Palgrave Macmillan. He was recently appointed to the editorial board of the journal Post-Communist Economies.