Mr Abel Bojar

 Abel-Bojar

Mr Abel Bojar
LSE Fellow in Political Economy of Europe
European Institute

Email:  A.T.Bojar@lse.ac.uk|
Tel: 020 7107 5402
Room: COW 1.10

Biography

Abel Bojar is a Teaching Fellow at the European Institute. He is teaching courses on European Political Economy, and Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and  Eastern Europe. Abel Bojar has recently submitted his thesis 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, Abel Bojar participated in the summer school programme organized 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.

Teaching

EU410 Interdisciplinary Research Methods and Design|
EU449 Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe|
EU452 Political Economy of Europe|
EU455 Concepts in Political Economy|

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