Thatcher, Mark

Professor Mark Thatcher  

Department

Position held

Professor of Comparative and International Politics

 

Experience keywords:

British, French, Italian and EU policy making and regulation; heritage policy; independent regulatory agencies; network industries; political economy; public policy; regulation; sovereign wealth funds

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My research is in the field of comparative regulation and public policy in Europe. It focuses on the state and how it relates to the private actors.

A key element concerns he effects of different forms of internationalisation on national institutions and policy making. My work is comparative across countries that represent different varieties of capitalism, notably Britain, France, Germany and Italy, plus the EU.

I am currently studying heritage policy, as well as the interactions between national and EU levels of decision making in economic markets and regulation of sovereign wealth funds.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Britain; EU; Europe; France; Italy

Languages:

French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; German [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Italian [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6730

Publications

2014

Thatcher, Mark (2014) From old to new industrial policy via economic regulation Rivista della regolazione dei mercati, 2. 6-22. ISSN 2284-2934

Thatcher, Mark (2014) European Commission merger control: combining competition and the creation of larger European firms European Journal of Political Research, 53 (3). 443-464. ISSN 0304-4130

2013

Thatcher, Mark (2013) National policies towards sovereign wealth funds in Europe: a comparison of France, Germany and Italy Policy briefs, 2. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Schmidt, Vivien A. and Thatcher, Mark, eds (2013) Resilient liberalism in Europe's political economy Contemporary European politics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9781107041530

2012

Thatcher, Mark (2012) Western policies towards sovereign wealth fund equity investments: a comparison of the UK, the EU and the US Policy briefs, 1. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2011

Thatcher, Mark (2011) Governing Markets in Gulf States In: Held, David and Ulrichsen, Kristian, (eds.) The Transformation of the Gulf: Politics, Economics and the Global Order. Routledge, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 9780415574518

Thatcher, Mark (2011) The creation of European regulatory agencies and its limits: a comparative analysis of European delegation Journal of European Public Policy, 18 (6). 790-809. ISSN 1350-1763

2010

Thatcher, Mark (2010) Governance structures and health technology assessment agencies: a comparative approach Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2009

Thatcher, Mark (2009) Governing markets in Gulf States Kuwait Programme on Development, Governance and Globalisation in the Gulf States, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2008

Coen, David and Thatcher, Mark (2008) Network governance and multi-level delegation: European networks of regulatory agencies Journal of Public Policy, 28 (1). 49-71. ISSN 0143-814X

Thatcher, Mark and Coen, David (2008) Reshaping European regulatory space: an evolutionary analysis Western European Politics, 31 (4). 806-836. ISSN 0140-2382

2007

Thatcher, Mark (2007) Internationalisation and economic institutions: comparing the European experience Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199245680

Thatcher, Mark (2007) Regulatory agencies, the state and markets: a Franco-British comparison Journal of European Public Policy, 14 (7). 1028-1047. ISSN 1466-4429

2005

Black, Julia and Lodge, Martin and Thatcher, Mark, eds (2005) Regulatory innovation: a comparative analysis Edward Elgar, North Hampton, UK. ISBN 1845422848

Thatcher, Mark (2005) Sale of the century: 3G mobile phone licensing in Europe In: Black, Julia and Lodge, Martin and Thatcher, Mark, (eds.) Regulatory Innovation: a Comparative Analysis. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, 92-113. ISBN 9781845422844

Black, Julia and Lodge, Martin and Thatcher, Mark (2005) Preface In: Black, Julia and Lodge, Martin and Thatcher, Mark, (eds.) Regulatory Innovation: a Comparative Analysis. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, viii-ix. ISBN 9781845422844

Coen, David and Thatcher, Mark (2005) The new governance of markets and non-majoritarian regulators Governance, 18 (3). 329-346. ISSN 0952-1895

Thatcher, Mark (2005) The third force? Independent regulatory agencies and elected politicians in Europe Governance, 18 (3). 347-373. ISSN 0952-1895

2004

Thatcher, Mark (2004) Winners and losers in Europeanization: reforming the national regulation of telecommunications West European Politics, 27 (2). 284-309. ISSN 0140-2382

Thatcher, Mark (2004) Varieties of capitalism in an internationalized world: domestic institutional change in European telecommunications Comparative Political Studies, 37 (7). 1-30. ISSN 0010-4140

2003

Thatcher, Mark and Stone Sweet, Alec, eds (2003) The Politics of Delegation Routledge, London. ISBN 0 7146 5561 9 hb

Thatcher, Mark (2003) From industrial policy to a regulatory state In: Hayward, Jack and Menon, Anand, (eds.) Governing Europe. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 313-329. ISBN 9780199250158

Thatcher, Mark (2003) Unione europea: lo scambio tra governi nationali e commissione In: Pontorollo, E. and Oglietti, A., (eds.) Regole e Regolatori Nelle Telecomunicazioni europee. Il Mulino, Milan, Italy. ISBN 9788815094544

2002

Thatcher, Mark and Stone Sweet, A. (2002) The politics of delegation [special issue] West European Politics, 25 (1). ISSN 0140-2382

Thatcher, Mark and Héritier, A. (2002) Analysing regulatory reform in Europe: special issue Journal of European Public Policy, 9 (6). ISSN 1350-1763

Thatcher, Mark (2002) Regulation after delegation: independent regulatory agencies in Europe Journal of European Public Policy, 9 (6). 954-972. ISSN 1350-1763

Thatcher, Mark (2002) Delegation to independent regulatory agencies: pressures, functions and contextual mediation West European Politics, 25 (1). 125-147. ISSN 0140-2382

Thatcher, Mark and Stone Sweet, Alec (2002) Theory and practice of delegation to non-majoritarian institutions West European Politics, 25 (1). 1-22. ISSN 0140-2382

Thatcher, Mark (2002) The relationship between national and European regulation of telecommunications In: Jordana, Jacint, (ed.) Governing Telecommunications and the New Information Society in Europe. Edwar Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, UK, 66-85. ISBN 9781840647570

Thatcher, Mark (2002) Analysing regulatory reform in Europe Journal of European Public Policy, 9 (6). 859-872. ISSN 1350-1763

2001

Thatcher, Mark (2001) The Commission and national governments as partners: EC regulatory expansion in telecommunications 1979-2000 Journal of European Public Policy, 8 (4). 558-584. ISSN 1350-1763

Thatcher, Mark (2001) The EU commission and national governments as partners: EC regulatory expansion in telecommunications 1979-2000 CARR Discussion Papers, DP 2. Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1999

Thatcher, Mark (1999) The politics of telecommunications. National institutions, convergence, and change Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780198280743

1998

Liebenau, Jonathan and Thatcher, Mark (1998) The European Union telecommunications market: regulation, competition and change London School of Economics and British Telecommunications PLC, London, UK.

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Awards

'Internationalisation and Economic Institutions: Comparing European Experiences' (Oxford University Press 2007) won the Charles Levine Prize in 2008, awarded by the International Political Science Association's Research Committee on the Structure of Governance for best book in comparative policy and administration.

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