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Dr Andrew Eggers

Andrew Eggers

Assistant Professor in Political Science

Email: a.c.eggers@lse.ac.uk|
Office: CON5.08
Office Hours: Monday 4-6pm (By appointment)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7186

Personal website: http://andy.egge.rs|


Andrew Eggers joined the London School of Economics in 2011. He received his PhD from Harvard University in 2010, after which he spent a year at Yale University as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy.

Research Interests

  • Money and politics
  • Corruption and political reform
  • Electoral systems
  • British political development
  • Methods of causal inference

Teaching Responsibilities

  • GV478E: Political Science and Public Policy 
  • GV514: Political Science and Political Economy Doctoral Workshop


Eggers, Andrew and Fouirnaies (forthcoming) Representation and District Magnitude in Plurality Systems|, in Electoral Studies.

Eggers, Andrew and Hainmueller, Jens (2013) Capitol Losses: The Mediocre Performance of Congressional Stock Portfolios, Journal of Politics, Vol. 75, No. 2, pp. 535-551.

Eggers, Andrew and Hainmueller, Jens (2009). "MPs For Sale?". American Political Science Review, 103: pp. 513-533.

Eggers, Andrew and Gaddy, Clifford and Graham, Carol (2006). "Well-being and Unemployment in Russia in the 1990s: Can Society's Suffering be Individuals' Solace?", Journal of Socio-Economics, 35: pp. 209-242.

Eggers, Andrew, and Ioannides, Yannis (2006). "The Role of Output Composition in the Stabilization of US Output Growth". Journal of Macroeconomics, 28: pp. 585-595.

Eggers, Andrew, and Graham, Carol, and Sukhtankar, Sandip (2004). "Does Happiness Pay? An Exploration Based on Panel Data from Russia". Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, 55: pp. 319-342.