Dr Stephanie Rickard

Stephanie Rickard

Associate Professor of Political Science

Email:s.rickard@lse.ac.uk 
Office: CON 6.11, Connaught House
Office Hours: Mondays 10:30 -12:30 by appointment (via LSE for You)
Tel:+44 (0)20 7849 4919
Website: http://personal.lse.ac.uk/RICKARD/

 

Biography


Stephanie J. Rickard is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the London School of Economics in the Department of Government. She earned her PhD at the University of California, San Diego and her BA at the University of Rochester. Her research examines the effects of political institutions on economic policies and appears in journals such as International Organization, The Journal of Politics, British Journal of Political Science, and Comparative Political Studies.

Her current research includes a study of “buy national” procurement policies and an investigation into how national elections impact IMF loan negotiations. She is a member of the International Political Economy Society’s steering committee and was recently elected to the Governing Council of the International Studies Association. She has appeared on BBC Radio 4's flagship Today programme to discuss various events in the global economy, including the leadership contests at the WTO and IMF.

Research Interests


  • International trade politics
  • Redistribution
  • Globalization
  • Strategic budgeteering
  • Electoral institutions
  • Industrial subsidies
  • Comparative welfare states
  • Labour market regulation
  • Government procurement; International organizations

Teaching Responsibilities


  • GV313: Politics of Trade in Comparative Perspective
  • GV4F8: Institutions and Global Trade

Publications


This year Trade Adjustment Assistance has been a stumbling block rather than a stepping stone.
Rickard, Stephanie (2015) This year Trade Adjustment Assistance has been a stumbling block rather than a stepping stone. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (31 Dec 2015). Blog.

Greece’s creditors are paying the price for not relaxing their conditions prior to the 2015 election
Rickard, Stephanie J. (2015) Greece’s creditors are paying the price for not relaxing their conditions prior to the 2015 election. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Jun 2015). Blog Entry.

In the 2016 primary, Democrats are united on trade while Donald Trump’s protectionism means that the Republicans are unusually divided
Rickard, Stephanie (2016) In the 2016 primary, Democrats are united on trade while Donald Trump’s protectionism means that the Republicans are unusually divided. Impact of American Politics & Policy Blog (03 Mar 2016). Blog Entry.

Buying national: democracy, public procurement, and international trade
Kono, Daniel Yuichi and Rickard, Stephanie J. (2014) Buying national: democracy, public procurement, and international trade. International Interactions, 40 (5). pp. 657-682. ISSN 0305-0629

Think globally, buy locally: international agreements and government procurement
Rickard, Stephanie J. and Kono, Daniel Y. (2014) Think globally, buy locally: international agreements and government procurement. The Review of International Organizations, 9 (3). pp. 333-352. ISSN 1559-7431

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