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Dr Rafael Hortala-Vallve

R Vallve

Associate Professor in Political Science and Public Policy

Email: r.hortala-vallve@lse.ac.uk  |
Office: CON4.16, Connaught House
Office Hours: Wednesdays 11.00am-12.30pm (By Appointment)
Tel:  +44 (0)20 7955 7176
Website: personal.lse.ac.uk/HORTALAV/|

Biography


Dr Rafael Hortala-Vallveis is Associate Professor in Public Policy and Administration in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Research Interests


  • Formal Political Theory
  • Political Economy
  • Social Choice
  • Public Economics
  • Collective Decision-Making
  • Coalition Formation
  • Voting and Elections
  • Experimental social sciences.

Teaching Responsibilities


  • GV225: Public Choice and Politics
  • GV478: Political Science and Public Policy

Publications 


The role of information in different bargaining protocols
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael, Llorente-Saguer, Aniol and Nagel, Rosemarie (2013) The role of information in different bargaining protocols. Experimental Economics, 16 (1). pp. 88-113. ISSN 1386-4157

Pure strategy Nash equilibria in non-zero sum colonel Blotto games
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael and Llorente-Saguer, Aniol (2012) Pure strategy Nash equilibria in non-zero sum colonel Blotto games. International Journal of Game Theory, 41 (2). pp. 331-343. ISSN 0020-7276

Qualitative voting
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2012) Qualitative voting. Journal of Theoretical Politics, 24 (4). pp. 526-554. ISSN 0951-6298

The three As of government formation: appointment, allocation, and assignment
Dewan, Torun and Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2011) The three As of government formation: appointment, allocation, and assignment. American Journal of Political Science, 55 (3). pp. 610-627. ISSN 0092-5853

Voter turnout and electoral competition in a multidimensional policy space
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael and Esteve-Volart, Berta (2011) Voter turnout and electoral competition in a multidimensional policy space. European Journal of Political Economy, 27 (2). pp. 376-384. ISSN 0176-2680

Generous legislators?: a description of vote trading agreements
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2011) Generous legislators?: a description of vote trading agreements. Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 6 (2). pp. 179-196. ISSN 1554-0626

Voter turnout in a multidimensional policy space
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael and Esteve-Volart, Berta (2011) Voter turnout in a multidimensional policy space. Economics of Governance, 12 (1). pp. 25-49. ISSN 1435-6104

A simple mechanism for resolving conflict
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael and Llorente-Saguer, Aniol (2010) A simple mechanism for resolving conflict. Games and Economic Behavior, 70 (2). pp. 375-391. ISSN 0899-8256

Tactical voting will still occur under the alternative vote, but much less so than under first past the post
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2010) Tactical voting will still occur under the alternative vote, but much less so than under first past the post. British Politics and Policy at LSE (06 Oct 2010) Blog Entry.

Is Alternative Vote a better voting system?: it depends…
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2010) Is Alternative Vote a better voting system?: it depends…. British Politics and Policy at LSE (16 Jul 2010) Blog Entry.

Pure strategy Nash equilibria in non-zero sum Colonel Blotto games
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael and Llorente-Saguer, Aniol (2010) Pure strategy Nash equilibria in non-zero sum Colonel Blotto games. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. (Unpublished)

Voter turnout and electoral competition in a multidimensional policy space
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael and Esteve-Volart, Berta (2010) Voter turnout and electoral competition in a multidimensional policy space. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. (Unpublished)

An experimental comparison between free negotiation and a multi-issue point mechanism
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael, Llorente-Saguer, Aniol and Nagel, Rosemarie (2010) An experimental comparison between free negotiation and a multi-issue point mechanism. Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. (Unpublished)

Inefficiencies on linking decisions
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2010) Inefficiencies on linking decisions. Social Choice and Welfare, 34 (3). pp. 471-486. ISSN 1432-217X

Primaries: the unifying force
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael and Mueller, Hannes (2009) Primaries: the unifying force. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. (Unpublished)

The three A's of government formation: appointment, allocation, and assignment
Dewan, Torun and Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2009) The three A's of government formation: appointment, allocation, and assignment. PSPE working papers, 07-2009. Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Generous legislators?: a description of vote trading agreements (theory and experiments)
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2009) Generous legislators?: a description of vote trading agreements (theory and experiments). PSPE working papers, 02-2009. Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Internalizing team production externalities through delegation: the British passenger rail sector as an example
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael and Sanchez-Villalba, Miguel (2009) Internalizing team production externalities through delegation: the British passenger rail sector as an example. Economica, 77 (308). pp. 785-792. ISSN 0013-0427

A simple mechanism for resolving conflict
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael and Llorente-Saguer, Aniol (2008) A simple mechanism for resolving conflict. PSPE working papers, 02-2008. Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Qualitative voting
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2006) Qualitative voting. Economics Series Working Papers, 320. Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

Hierarchic contracting
Sanchez, Miguel A. and Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2005) Hierarchic contracting. DARP, 73. Suntory and Toyota Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

On bank disclosure and subordinated debt
Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2005) On bank disclosure and subordinated debt. Cuadernos de Economía, 28 (77-78). pp. 45-80. ISSN 0210-0266

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