Department of Management, Society and Communication

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Rune Møller
Assistant professor

Room: DH.Ø.2.34
Rune Moller Stahl

Rune Møller Stahl is Assistant Professor in Political Economy at Copenhagen Business School.

His research is situated in the field of international political economy with a special focus on the history of economic ideas. His research agenda is centered on the way economic ideas gain influence in the wider policy world, and how relations of power, networks and social forces are shaping the way we conceive the economy. He is currently working on the historical roots of economic inequality and the relationship between democracy, capitalism and liberal governance.

Primary research areas
  • International Political Economy
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Capitalism and Democracy
  • Economic Inequality
  • European Political Economy
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  • Political Economy of Markets
  • Globalization: practices, perspectives and ideologies
Selected publications

"Ruling the interregnum: Politics and ideology in nonhegemonic times." Politics & Society 47.3 (2019): 333-360.

"Economic liberalism and the state: dismantling the myth of naïve laissez-faire." New political economy 24.4 (2019): 473-486.

"From depoliticisation to dedemocratisation: revisiting the neoliberal turn in macroeconomics." New political economy 26.3 (2021): 406-421.

"Neoliberalism with Scandinavian characteristics: The slow formation of neoliberal common sense in Denmark." Capital & Class (2019).

"The economics of starvation: Laissez-faire ideology and famine in colonial India." Intellectual history of economic normativities. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2016. 169-184.

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Rune Møller Stahl; James Jackson; Elisabeth Lindberg; Antti Ronkainen / Central Banking and Capitalist Variations : Understanding the Nordic Model Beyond the Fiscal-centric Approach.
Paper presented at 65th ISA Annual Convention, 2024
Rune Møller Stahl; Christoph Ellersgaard / A Resilient Hegemonic Project? : The Successful Containment of Populism by Key Actors in the Danish Growth Model.
Paper presented at SASE 35th Annual Conference 2023, 2023
Rune Møller Stahl; Johan Ekman; Magnus Ryner / Next Generation EU, Hayekian Inter-state Federalism, and Nordic Social Democracy
Paper presented at SASE 35th Annual Conference 2023, 2023
Rune Møller Stahl; Johan Ekman; Magnus Ryner / Northern Realignment? : Next Generation EU, Hayekian Inter-state Federalism, and Nordic Social Democracy.
Paper presented at SASE 35th Annual Conference 2023, 2023
Rune Møller Stahl / The End of Economics Hegemony : Studying Economic Ideas after Neoliberalism.
Paper presented at 29th International Conference of Europeanists, 2023
Rune Møller Stahl; Ben Rosamond / The Problem of Non-majoritarian Institutions in European Economic Governance : A Historical Reinterpretation of the EU’s ‘Democratic Deficit’ .
In: Report on Differentiation, Dominance and Democracy. ed. /John Erik Fossum; Magdalena Góra. Oslo : Arena 2023, p. 91-104 (Universitetet i Oslo. ARENA - Centre for European Studies. Report, No. 7/23) (EU3D, No. 15)
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Johan Ekman; Rune Møller Stahl; Magnus Ryner / Bulwarks of Inter-state Neoliberalism? : The Social Democratic Nordics and the EU Recovery Fund.
Paper presented at SASE 34th Annual Conference 2022, 2022
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Rune Møller Stahl; Benjamin Ask Popp-Madsen / Defending Democracy : Militant and Popular Models of Democratic Self-defense.
In: Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, Vol. 29, No. 3, 9.2022, p. 310-328
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Rune Møller Stahl; Ben Rosamond / Introduction: Democracy or Dominance? : European Economic Governance in Historical Perspective.
In: Comparative European Politics, Vol. 20, No. 6, 2022, 4 p., p. 627–630
Rune Møller Stahl / Introduktion til Piketty : Ulighed, retfærdighed, demokrati.
København : Hans Reitzels Forlag 2022, 158 p.
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2018 – current              

Occasional reviews and analyses