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Dr Steve Coulter


Dr Steve Coulter
LSE Fellow in Political Economy of Europe

European Institute

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Steve Coulter is LSE Fellow in the Political Economy of Europe. Prior to joining the EI, Steve was a Research Fellow at City University and adjunct lecturer in comparative political economy at the Clore Management School, Birkbeck College, London. He is also an Associate Fellow of the Social Market Foundation think-tank and previously worked for BBC News as Senior Economics Analyst, where he briefed journalists and presenters on the financial and Eurozone crises. He was awarded his PhD from the European Institute in 2011 and also has a MA in history from King's College, Cambridge. His book, ‘New Labour, Industrial Relations and the Trade Unions’ is published by Palgrave in December 2014.

Research Interests

Comparative political economy; industrial and growth policy; interest groups; British and European politics; labour markets and trade unions.

Recent Publications

For a list of recent publications please see Dr Coulter's LSE Experts Page


EU425 Interest Representation and Economic Policy-Making in Europe
EU443 European Models of Capitalism
EU453 The Political Economy of European Welfare State
EU425E Interest Groups, Markets and Democracy
EU443E European Capitalism and the Global Economy