Dr Steffen Hertog

 

hertog Steffen

Associate Professor in Comparative Politics

Email: s.hertog@lse.ac.uk|
Office: CON4.01, Connaught House
Office Hours: Thursdays 11-12.30 (by appointment)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7196

Biography


Dr Steffen Hertog is Associate Professor in Comparative Politics in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He joined the Government Department in 2010 as a lecturer. He was previously Kuwait Professor at Sciences Po Paris, lecturer in political economy at the University of Durham and post-doctoral research fellow at Princeton University.

He holds an MA from the University of Bonn, an MSc from the School of Oriental and African Studies and a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford.

Research Interests


  • Comparative political economy
  • Comparative politics of the developing world
  • Gulf and Middle East politics

Teaching Responsibilities


  • GV513: Qualitative Methods in the Study of Politics

Publications


Arab Gulf states: an assessment of nationalisation policies
Hertog, Steffen (2014) Arab Gulf states: an assessment of nationalisation policies. GLMM Research Paper, 1. Gulf Labour Markets and Migration Programme , Badia Fiesolana, Italy.

State and private sector in the GCC after the Arab uprisings
Hertog, Steffen (2014) State and private sector in the GCC after the Arab uprisings. Journal of Arabian Studies, 3 (2). pp. 174-195. ISSN 2153-4764

State-owned enterprises in the Middle East and North Africa: engines of development and competitiveness?
Amico, Alissa and Hertog, Steffen (2013) State-owned enterprises in the Middle East and North Africa: engines of development and competitiveness? OECD, (corp. ed.) OECD, Paris, France. ISBN 9789264202962

Saudi Aramco as a national development agent: recent shifts
Hertog, Steffen (2013) Saudi Aramco as a national development agent: recent shifts. Policy brief: August 2013, Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF), Oslo, Norway.

The private sector and reform in the Gulf Cooperation Council
Hertog, Steffen (2013) The private sector and reform in the Gulf Cooperation Council. Research papers, 30. LSE Kuwait Programme, London, UK.

Business politics in the Middle East
Hertog, Steffen, Luciani, Giacomo and Valeri, Marc, eds. (2013) Business politics in the Middle East. Hurst, London, UK. ISBN 9781849042352

Introduction: the role of MENA business in policy-making and political transitions
Hertog, Steffen (2013) Introduction: the role of MENA business in policy-making and political transitions. In: Hertog, Steffen, Luciani, Giacomo and Valeri, Marc, (eds.) Business Politics in the Middle East. Hurst, London, UK, pp. 1-16. ISBN 9781849042352

National employment, migration and education in the GCC
Hertog, Steffen, ed. (2012) National employment, migration and education in the GCC. The Gulf Region: economic development and diversification , 4 . Gerlach Press, Berlin, Germany. ISBN 9783940924001

A comparative assessment of labor market nationalization policies in the GCC
Hertog, Steffen (2012) A comparative assessment of labor market nationalization policies in the GCC. In: Hertog, Steffen, (ed.) National Employment, Migration and Education in the Gcc. The Gulf Region: economic development and diversification,4. Gerlach Press, Berlin, Germany. ISBN 9783940924001

Good, bad or both?: the impact of oil on the Saudi political economy
Hertog, Steffen (2012) Good, bad or both?: the impact of oil on the Saudi political economy. In: Kamrava, Mehran, (ed.) The Political Economy of the Persian Gulf. Hurst, London, UK, pp. 221-250. ISBN 9781849042093

Economic policy in the ESCWA region and its impact on employment
Hertog, Steffen and Hodson, Nathan (2012) Economic policy in the ESCWA region and its impact on employment. ECWA working paper, E/ESCWA/SDD/2012/2. ECWA, New York, USA.

How the GCC did it: formal and informal governance of successful public enterprise in the Gulf Co-operation Council countries
Hertog, Steffen (2012) How the GCC did it: formal and informal governance of successful public enterprise in the Gulf Co-operation Council countries. In: Amico, Alissa, (ed.) Towards New Arrangements for State Ownership in the Middle East and North Africa. OECD, London, UK, pp. 71-92. ISBN 9789264110908

Princes, brokers and bureaucrats: oil and the state in Saudi Arabia
Hertog, Steffen (2011) Princes, brokers and bureaucrats: oil and the state in Saudi Arabia. Cornell University Press, Ithaca. ISBN 9780801477515

The costs of counter-revolution in the GCC
Hertog, Steffen (2011) The costs of counter-revolution in the GCC. The Middle East Channel (31 May 2011) Blog Entry.

The evolution of rent recycling during two booms in the Gulf: business dynamism and societal stagnation
Hertog, Steffen (2011) The evolution of rent recycling during two booms in the Gulf: business dynamism and societal stagnation. In: Legrenzi, Matteo and Momani, Bessma, (eds.) Shifting Geo-Economic Power of the Gulf: Oil, Finance and Institutions. The international political economy of new regionalisms series. Ashgate, Farnham, UK, pp. 55-74. ISBN 9781409426707

Rentier militaries in the Gulf states: the price of coup-proofing
Hertog, Steffen (2011) Rentier militaries in the Gulf states: the price of coup-proofing. International Journal of Middle East Studies, 43 (3). pp. 400-402. ISSN 0020-7438

Lean and mean: the new breed of state-owned enterprises in the Gulf monarchies
Hertog, Steffen (2010) Lean and mean: the new breed of state-owned enterprises in the Gulf monarchies. In: Seznec, Jean-Francois and Kirk, Mimi, (eds.) Industrialization in the Gulf: a Socioeconomic Revolution. Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Economies. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415780353

The sociology of the Gulf rentier systems: societies of intermediaries
Hertog, Steffen (2010) The sociology of the Gulf rentier systems: societies of intermediaries. Comparative Studies in Society and History, 52 (2). pp. 282-318. ISSN 0010-4175

Benchmarking SME policies in the GCC: a survey of challenges and opportunities
Hertog, Steffen (2010) Benchmarking SME policies in the GCC: a survey of challenges and opportunities. Eurochambres, Brussels, Belgium.

Defying the resource curse: explaining successful state-owned enterprises in rentier states
Hertog, Steffen (2010) Defying the resource curse: explaining successful state-owned enterprises in rentier states. World Politics, 62 (2). pp. 261-301. ISSN 0043-8871

Why are there so many engineers among Islamic radicals?
Gambetta, Diego and Hertog, Steffen (2009) Why are there so many engineers among Islamic radicals? European Journal of Sociology, 50 (2). pp. 201-230. ISSN 0003-9756

Energy and sustainability policies in the GCC
Hertog, Steffen and Luciani, Giacomo (2009) Energy and sustainability policies in the GCC. Research papers, 6. Centre for the Study of Global Governance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Energy and sustainability policies in the GCC
Hertog, Steffen and Luciani, Giacomo (2009) Energy and sustainability policies in the GCC. Kuwait Programme on Development, Governance and Globalisation in the Gulf States, 6. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

A rentier social contract: the Saudi political economy since 1979
Hertog, Steffen (2009) A rentier social contract: the Saudi political economy since 1979. In: Middle East Institute, (corp. ed.) The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 1979-2009: Evolution of a Pivotal State. Middle East Institute, Washington DC, USA.

Tinker, tailor, engineer, jihadi: can university subjects reveal terrorists in the making
Hertog, Steffen and Gambetta, Diego (2009) Tinker, tailor, engineer, jihadi: can university subjects reveal terrorists in the making. New Scientist, 202 (2712). pp. 26-27. ISSN 0262-4079

Saudi Arabia’s political demobilization in regional comparison: monarchical tortoise and republican hares
Hertog, Steffen (2009) Saudi Arabia’s political demobilization in regional comparison: monarchical tortoise and republican hares. In: Guazzone, Laura and Pioppi, Daniela, (eds.) The Arab State and Neo-Liberal Globalization: the Restructuring of State Power in the Middle East. Ithaca Press, London, UK. ISBN 9780863723391

The GCC economies and the crash: short-term weaknesses, long-term strengths
Hertog, Steffen (2009) The GCC economies and the crash: short-term weaknesses, long-term strengths. Perspectives, 002. Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore. ISBN 9789810829148

Two-level negotiations in a fragmented system: Saudi Arabia's WTO accession
Hertog, Steffen (2008) Two-level negotiations in a fragmented system: Saudi Arabia's WTO accession. Review of International Political Economy, 15 (4). pp. 650-679. ISSN 0969-2290

Petromin: the slow death of statist oil development in Saudi Arabia
Hertog, Steffen (2008) Petromin: the slow death of statist oil development in Saudi Arabia. Business History, 50 (5). pp. 645-667. ISSN 0007-6791

EU-GCC relations in the era of the second oil boom
Hertog, Steffen (2007) EU-GCC relations in the era of the second oil boom. EU and the Middle East , 17.12.2007 · C·A·P. Centrum für angewandte Politikforschung, Munich, Germany.

Shaping the Saudi state: human agency’s shifting role in rentier-state formation
Hertog, Steffen (2007) Shaping the Saudi state: human agency’s shifting role in rentier-state formation. International Journal of Middle East Studies, 39 (04). 539-563 . ISSN 0020-7438

Renewing an old geo-economic axis: Asia and the GCC
Hertog, Steffen (2007) Renewing an old geo-economic axis: Asia and the GCC. Issue No. 1. Gulf Research Center, Dubai, UAE.

The GCC and Arab economic integration: a new paradigm
Hertog, Steffen (2007) The GCC and Arab economic integration: a new paradigm. Middle East Policy, 14 (1). pp. 52-68. ISSN 1061-1924

Perspectives of economic integration in the Arab countries
Hertog, Steffen (2006) Perspectives of economic integration in the Arab countries. Committee on Foreign Affairs, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium. (Unpublished)

The oil-foreign policy nexus: a response to Simon Bromley
Hertog, Steffen (2006) The oil-foreign policy nexus: a response to Simon Bromley. St Antony's International Review, 2 (1). pp. 71-74. ISSN 1746-451X

The new corporatism in Saudi Arabia: limits of formal politics
Hertog, Steffen (2006) The new corporatism in Saudi Arabia: limits of formal politics. In: Khalaf, Abdulhadi and Luciani, Giacomo, (eds.) Constitutional Reform and Political Participation in the Gulf. Gulf Research Center, Dubai, UAE, pp. 239-273. ISBN 9948432533

Segmented clientelism: the political economy of Saudi economic reform efforts
Hertog, Steffen (2006) Segmented clientelism: the political economy of Saudi economic reform efforts. In: Aarts, Paul and Nonneman, Gerd, (eds.) Saudi Arabia in the Balance Political Economy, Society, Foreign Affairs. NYU Press, New York, USA. ISBN 9780814707173

Modernizing without democratizing? The introduction of formal politics in Saudi Arabia
Hertog, Steffen (2006) Modernizing without democratizing? The introduction of formal politics in Saudi Arabia. Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft (3). pp. 65-78. ISSN 0945-2419

Building the body politic: the emerging corporatism in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf
Hertog, Steffen (2005) Building the body politic: the emerging corporatism in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf. Chroniques du Yémen et de la Péninsule Arabe, 2004 (12). ISSN 1248-0568

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