Dewan, Torun

Professor Torun Dewan  

Department

Position held

Professor in Political Science

 

Experience keywords:

executives; leadership; legislatures; ministerial resignations and turnover; political economy; political parties

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My main research is in political science and political economy and in the formal and empirical analysis of parties, legislatures and executives. My current research includes studies of leadership, ministerial turnover, and political careers.

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6406

LSE email:

t.dewan@lse.ac.uk

Publications

2017

Dewan, Torun and Hortala-Vallve, Rafael (2017) Electoral competition, control and learning British Journal of Political Science. ISSN 0007-1234

2016

Dewan, Torun and Squintani, Francesco (2016) In defence of factions American Journal of Political Science, 60 (4). 860-881. ISSN 0092-5853

2015

Dewan, Torun and Galeotti, Andrea and Ghiglino, Christian and Squintani, Francesco (2015) Information aggregation and optimal structure of the executive American Journal of Political Science, 59 (2). 475-494. ISSN 0092-5853

2014

Dewan, Torun and Humphreys, Macartan and Rubenson, Daniel (2014) The elements of political persuasion: content, charisma and cue The Economic Journal, 124 (574). F257-F292. ISSN 0013-0133

2012

Berlinski, Samuel and Dewan, Torun and Dowding, Keith (2012) Accounting for ministers: scandal and survival in British government 1945–2007 Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521519724

Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2012) On the rhetorical strategies of leaders: speaking clearly, standing back, and stepping down Journal of Theoretical Politics, 24 (4). 431-460. ISSN 0951-6298

Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2012) Dynamic government performance: honeymoons and crises of confidence American Political Science Review, 106 (01). 123-145. ISSN 1537-5943

2011

Berlinski, Samuel and Dewan, Torun (2011) The political consequences of franchise extension: evidence from the Second Reform Act Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 6 (3-4). 329-376. ISSN 1554-0634

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

Dewan, Torun (2011) Fox’s delayed decision to jump reflects his ‘first offence’ status – and perhaps Cameron’s anxiety not to deplete the Cabinet’s ‘talent pool’ British Politics and Policy at LSE (15 Oct 2011) Blog entry

Dewan, Torun and Spirling, Arthur (2011) Strategic opposition and government cohesion in Westminster democracies American Political Science Review, 105 (102). 337-358. ISSN 1537-5943

Dewan, Torun and Shepsle, Kenneth A. (2011) Political economy models of elections Annual Review of Political Science, 14. 311-330. ISSN 1094-2939

2010

Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2010) The declining talent pool of government American Journal of Political Science, 54 (2). 267-286. ISSN 0092-5853

Berlinski, Samuel and Dewan, Torun and Dowding, Keith (2010) The impact of individual and collective performance on ministerial tenure Journal of Politics, 72. 559-571. ISSN 0022-3816

2009

Dewan, Torun (2009) Rational choice classics in political science In: Dowding, Keith and Dewan, Torun and Shepsle, Kenneth A., (eds.) Rational Choice Politics. Sage library of political science. Sage, London, UK. ISBN 9781412945028

Dowding, Keith and Dewan, Torun and Shepsle, Kenneth A., eds (2009) Rational choice politics Sage library of political science. Sage, London, UK. ISBN 9781412945028

Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2009) On the rhetorical strategies of leaders: speaking clearly, standing back, and stepping down PSPE working papers, 06-2009. Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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.

2008

Berlinski, Samuel and Dewan, Torun and Dowding, Keith and Subrahmanyam, Gita (2008) Choosing, moving and resigning at Westminster, UK In: Dowding, Keith and Dumont, Patrick, (eds.) The Selection of Ministers in Europe: Hiring and Firing. Routledge advances in European politics. Routledge, Oxford, UK, 58-78. ISBN 9780415430814

Dewan, Torun and Shepsle, Kenneth A. (2008) Review article: recent economic perspectives on political economy, part II British Journal of Political Science, 38 (3). 543-564. ISSN 1469-2112

Dewan, Torun and Shepsle, Kenneth A. (2008) Review article: recent economic perspectives on political economy, part I British Journal of Political Science, 38 (2). 363-382. ISSN 1469-2112

Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2008) The declining talent pool of government PSPE working papers, 03-2008. Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2008) The qualities of leadership: direction, communication, and obfuscation American Political Science Review, 102 (3). 351-368. ISSN 1537-5943

2007

Thielemann, Eiko R. and Dewan, Torun (2007) Refugee protection and implicit burden-sharing In: Guiraudon, Virginie and Lahav, Gallya, (eds.) Immigration Policy in Europe: the Politics of Control. West European politics. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415411509

Berlinski, Samuel and Dewan, Torun and Dowding, Keith (2007) The length of ministerial tenure in the United Kingdom, 1945-97 British Journal of Political Science, 37 (4). 765-766. ISSN 0007-1234

Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2007) Scandal, protection, and recovery in the cabinet American Political Science Review, 101 (1). 63-77. ISSN 1537-5943

Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2007) The qualities of leadership: direction, communication, and obfuscation PSPE working papers, 01-2008. Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2007) The qualities of leadership: direction, communication, and obfuscation PEPP, 24. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Berlinski, Samuel and Dewan, Torun and Dowding, Keith (2007) Individual and collective performance and the tenure of British ministers 1945-1997 PEPP, 25. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2007) Leading the party: coordination, direction, and communication American Political Science Review, 101 (4). 827-845. ISSN 1537-5943

2006

Dewan, Torun and Thielemann, Eiko R. (2006) The myth of free-riding: Refugee protection and implicit burden-sharing West European Politics, 29 (2). 351-369. ISSN 0140-2382

Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2006) Leading the party: coordination, direction, and communication PSPE working papers, 07-2006. Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Dewan, Torun and Myatt, David P. (2006) Leading the party: coordination, direction, and communication PEPP, 22. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2005

Dewan, Torun and Dowding, Keith (2005) The corrective effect of ministerial resignations on government popularity American Journal of Political Science, 49 (1). 46-56. ISSN 0092-5853

Berlinski, Samuel and Dewan, Torun and Dowding, Keith (2005) The length of ministerial tenure in the UK 1945-1997 PEPP, 16. Suntory and Toyota international Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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