Spending To Win - How Governments use Subsidies to win votes and support businesses

Hosted by the Department of Government

Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, United Kingdom


Stephanie Rickard

Stephanie Rickard

Chris Giles

Chris Giles

Hilde Hukkelberg

Hilde Hukkelberg


Sara Hobolt

Sara Hobolt

A discussion of how and why governments support businesses using subsidies and tax breaks in an increasingly integrated global economy.

Dr Stephanie Rickard is Associate Professor of Political Science in the LSE Department of Government.

Chris Giles is Economics Editor for the Financial Times.

Hilde Hukkelberg is Director of Innovation Norway.

Professor Sara Hobolt is Sutherland Chair in European Institutions at the European Institute and the Department of Government.

The Department of Government (@LSEGovernment) at LSE is one of the largest political science departments in the UK. Our activities cover a comprehensive range of approaches to the study of politics.


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