Prof Valentino Larcinese

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Professor in Public Policy

Email: v.larcinese@lse.ac.uk
Office: CON 5.02, Connaught House
Office Hours: Wednesdays 09:30 - 10:30 (drop in)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7037
Website:personal.lse.ac.uk/LARCINES

Biography


Valentino Larcinese is professor of public policy. He holds a laurea in Economic and Social Disciplines from Bocconi University and a PhD in Economics from LSE. He has been an associate professor at Bocconi, an economist at the Bank of Italy and has held visiting appointments at several universities, including MIT (Cambridge MA), Bocconi (Milan), Sciences Po (Paris), Universitat Autonoma (Barcelona), Universita’ Tor Vergata (Rome).

Research Interests


  • Political economy
  • Democratization
  • Information and mass media
  • Redistribution
  • Higher education

Teaching Responsibilities


  • GV481 - Political Science and Political Economy
  • GV482 - Political Science and Political Economy - Advanced Topics
  • GV4G1 - Applied Quantitative Methods for Political Science

Recent Publications


Crime and punishment the British way: accountability channels following the MPs’ expenses scandal
Larcinese, Valentino and Sircar, Indraneel (2016) Crime and punishment the British way: accountability channels following the MPs’ expenses scandal. European Journal of Political Economy . ISSN 0176-2680 (In Press)

A better life for all? Democratization and electrification in post-apartheid South Africa
Kroth, Verena, Larcinese, Valentino and Wehner, Joachim (2016) A better life for all? Democratization and electrification in post-apartheid South Africa. Journal of Politics, 78 (3). pp. 774-791. ISSN 0022-3816

The perverse consequences of policy restrictions in the presence of asymmetric information
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael and Larcinese, Valentino (2016) The perverse consequences of policy restrictions in the presence of asymmetric information. Political Science Research and Methods . pp. 1-15. ISSN 2049-8470

Blissful ignorance?: a natural experiment on the effect of feedback on students' performance
Bandiera, Oriana, Larcinese, Valentino and Rasul, Imran (2015) Blissful ignorance?: a natural experiment on the effect of feedback on students' performance. Labour Economics, 34 . pp. 13-25. ISSN 0927-5371

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