Dr Bob Hancké





Dr Bob Hancké
Associate Professor of Political Economy

European Institute 

Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6409
Email: r.hancke@lse.ac.uk
Room: COW 2.09


Bob Hancké is an Associate Professor of Political Economy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Previous appointments were at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, and as a PhD candidate at the J.F. Kennedy School and Center for European Studies at Harvard University, and at MIT. He published Large Firms and Institutional Change (Oxford University Press 2002), Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Conflict, Contradiction and Complementarities in the European Economy (co-edited with Martin Rhodes and Mark Thatcher (Oxford University Press 2007), Intelligent Research Design (Oxford University Press 2009), Debating Varieties of Capitalism (Oxford University Press 2009) and participated in the project that led to Varieties of Capitalism, edited by Peter Hall and David Soskice (Oxford University Press 2001). 

Research Interests

The political economy of advanced capitalist societies; the political economy of transition economies; institutions and macro-economic policy; and labour relations.

Positions Held

Associate Professor of Political Economy, European Institute 


EU410 Interdisciplinary Research Methods and Design
EU443 European Models of Capitalism
EU452 Political Economy of Europe
EU452E Key Issues in the Political Economy of Europe (modular)
EU455 Concepts in Political Economy

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