Dr Abel Bojar


Dr Abel Bojar
LSE Fellow in Political Economy of Europe

European Institute

Email:  A.T.Bojar@lse.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)20 7107 5402
Room: COW 1.10



Dr Abel Bojar is LSE Fellow in Political Economy of Europe at the European Institute. He is teaching courses on Political Economy of Europe; Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and  Eastern Europe; and Concepts in Political Economy. Abel Bojar's thesis was on “Public Budgeting and Electoral Dynamics after the Golden Age” in the European Institute. His thesis covers various aspects of the interaction between public budgeting and electoral behavior across advanced capitalist economies. He has been teaching on a number of courses since 2010 at the LSE, including Introduction to Quantitative Analysis in the Methodology Institute and the Political Economy of Transition and Emerging Markets in the European Institute. He received a Best Teacher’s Prize from LSE in the Lent Term of 2013. Alongside these, Dr Bojar participated in the summer school programme organised for students from ITAM University, Mexico,  where he delivered a lecture on the “Future of Europe”. Abel Bojar has participated in the organization of a number of seminars and conferences in the department, including the biweekly lunch seminar (EILS) of the Institute. He also attended a number of political science conferences and workshops, including ECPR Joint Sessions and SASE. Prior to his arrival to LSE, Abel Bojar had worked on macroeconomic analysis in Budapest, Hungary.

Research Interests

Public  finance,  political economy of fiscal adjustment, political budget cycles, electoral behavior, welfare states and social policy, party politics and partisanship.


EU449 Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe
EU452 Political Economy of Europe
EU455 Concepts in Political Economy