Stephane Wolton

Assistant Professor in Political Science

Email: s.wolton@lse.ac.uk
Office: CON 5.08, Connaught House
Office Hours: Thursdays 12:00-13:00 and Fridays 17:00 -18:00 (by appointment via LSE for You)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7107 5354
Website: stephanewolton.com

 

Biography


Stephane Wolton joined the Department of Government in 2014 as an Assistant Professor in Political Science. He received his Ph.D (in economics) from the University of Chicago.

Research Interests


Stephane Wolton's main research is in political economy and in the formal analysis of electoral accountability, the role and influence of special interest groups, and political organizations.

Teaching Responsibilities


  • EC453: Political Economy
  • GV513: Political Science and Political Economy Workshop
  • GV325: Advanced Issues in Political Economy
  • GV4J7: Introductory Mathematics for Political Science
  • GV4J6: Game Theory for Research

Publications


Electoral ambiguity and political representation
Kartik, Navin and Van Weelden, Richard and Wolton, Stephane (2017) Electoral ambiguity and political representation. American Journal of Political Science. ISSN 0092-5853 (In Press)

Citizens united: a theoretical evaluation
Prato, Carlo and Wolton, Stephane (2017) Citizens united: a theoretical evaluation. Political Science Research and Methods. ISSN 2049-8470 (In Press)

Rule versus discretion: regulatory uncertainty, firm investment, and bureaucraticorganization
Montagnes, B. Pablo and Wolton, Stephane (2017) Rule versus discretion: regulatory uncertainty, firm investment, and bureaucraticorganization. The Journal of Politics, 79 (2). pp. 457-472. ISSN 0022-3816

Campaign cost and electoral accountability
Prato, Carlo and Wolton, Stephane (2016) Campaign cost and electoral accountability. Political Science Research and Methods. ISSN 2049-8470 (In Press)

Political conflicts, the role of opposition parties, and the limits on taxation
Wolton, Stephane (2015) Political conflicts, the role of opposition parties, and the limits on taxation. Journal of Theoretical Politics, 27 (4). pp. 570-587. ISSN 0951-6298

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