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Dr Stephanie Rickard

Stephanie Rickard

Associate Professor of Political Science

Email: s.rickard@lse.ac.uk| 
Office: CON6.11, Connaught House
Office Hours: By Appointment. On leave Michaelmas and Lent Term 2013/14
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


  • On leave Michaelmas and Lent Term 2013/14

Publications


A non-tariff protectionist bias in majoritarian politics: government subsidies and electoral institutions
Rickard, Stephanie J. (2012) A non-tariff protectionist bias in majoritarian politics: government subsidies and electoral institutions. International Studies Quarterly, 56 (4). pp. 777-785. ISSN 0020-8833

British public opinion favours bailouts for countries that have strong economic ties to the UK.
Rickard, Stephanie (2012) British public opinion favours bailouts for countries that have strong economic ties to the UK. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

British public opinion favours bailouts for countries that have strong economic ties to the UK
Rickard, Stephanie (2012) British public opinion favours bailouts for countries that have strong economic ties to the UK. British Politics and Policy at LSE (11 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

Welfare versus subsidies: governmental spending decisions in an era of globalization
Rickard, S. J. (2012) Welfare versus subsidies: governmental spending decisions in an era of globalization. The Journal of Politics, 74 (4). pp. 1171-1183. ISSN 0022-3816

International relations in Ireland: a survey of academics
Rickard, Stephanie and Doyle, John (2012) International relations in Ireland: a survey of academics. Irish Political Studies, 27 (2). pp. 359-375. ISSN 0790-7184

Electoral systems, voters’ interests and geographic dispersion
Rickard, Stephanie J. (2012) Electoral systems, voters’ interests and geographic dispersion. British Journal of Political Science, 42 (04). pp. 855-877. ISSN 0007-1234

International negotiations and domestic politics: the case of IMF labor market conditionality
Caraway, Teri, Rickard, Stephanie and Anner, Mark (2012) International negotiations and domestic politics: the case of IMF labor market conditionality. International Organization, 66 (1). pp. 27-61. ISSN 0020-8183

Democratic differences: electoral institutions and compliance with GATT/WTO agreements
Rickard, Stephanie (2010) Democratic differences: electoral institutions and compliance with GATT/WTO agreements. European Journal of International Relations, 16 (4). pp. 711-729. ISSN 1460-3713

International trade and domestic legal systems: examining the impact of Islamic Law
Powell, Emilia Justyna and Rickard, Stephanie (2010) International trade and domestic legal systems: examining the impact of Islamic Law. International Interactions, 36 (4). pp. 335-362. ISSN 0305-0629

Democracies with proportional voting systems are ‘good citizens’ in global institutions. So will changing its electoral rules make Britain behave better in international forums?
Rickard, Stephanie (2010) Democracies with proportional voting systems are ‘good citizens’ in global institutions. So will changing its electoral rules make Britain behave better in international forums? British Politics and Policy at LSE (31 Aug 2010) Blog Entry.

Strategic targeting: the effect of institutions and interests on distributive transfers
Rickard, Stephanie (2009) Strategic targeting: the effect of institutions and interests on distributive transfers. Comparative Political Studies, 42 (5). pp. 670-695. ISSN 0010-4140

Book review: Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey, "from the Corn Laws to free trade: interests, ideas, and institutions in historical perspective"
Rickard, Stephanie (2007) Book review: Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey, "from the Corn Laws to free trade: interests, ideas, and institutions in historical perspective". Journal of British Studies, 46 (4). pp. 970-972. ISSN 0021-9371

The costs of risk: examining the missing link between globalization and social spending
Rickard, Stephanie (2006) The costs of risk: examining the missing link between globalization and social spending. Discussion Paper, 185. Institute for International Integration Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.

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