Hancké, Robert


Dr Robert Hancké  

Department

Position held

European Institute

Associate Professor (Reader) in European Political Economy

Experience keywords:

European motor industry; French economy; industrial restructuring; labour unionism; European works councils; comparative industrial organisation; comparative economic performance; EMU; German economy; labour relations; multinationals

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Europe; France

Languages:

Dutch [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; German [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6409

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

Hancké, Bob (2014) Employment regimes, wage-setting and Monetary Union in continental Europe In: Wilkinson, Adrian and Wood, Geoffrey and Deeg, Richard, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations: Comparative Employment Systems. Oxford handbooks in business and management. Oxford University Press , Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199695096

2013

Duff, Andrew and Glendinning, Simon and Hancké, Bob and Chalmers, Damian and Usherwood, Simon and Brown, Stuart A. and Van der Sweet, Arno and Cammaerts, Bart (2013) David Cameron’s EU speech – our experts react LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (23 Jan 2013) Blog entry

Hancké, Bob (2013) Spain’s labour market reforms are unlikely to lead to economic growth or a drop in unemployment European Politics and Policy at LSE (15 Feb 2013) Blog entry

Hancké, Bob (2013) There are doubts about Syriza’s plans for recovery in Greece, but refocusing on upmarket tourism might offer a new growth strategy LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (18 Mar 2013) Blog entry

Hancké, Bob (2013) Contrary to national stereotypes, French workers are more productive than their German counterparts and only marginally less productive than American workers European Politics and Policy at LSE (25 Feb 2013) Blog entry

Hancké, Bob (2013) The missing link. Labour unions, central banks and monetary integration in Europe Transfer: European Review of Labour and Research, 19 (1). 89-101. ISSN 1024-2589

Johnston, Alison and Hancké, Bob and Pant, Suman (2013) Comparative institutional advantage in the European sovereign debt crisis LSE 'Europe in Question' discussion paper series, 66/2013. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

Hancké, Bob (2013) The missing link: labour, inflation and EMU In: Unions, Central Banks and the Emu: Labour Market Institutions and Monetary Integration in Europe. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 107-120. ISBN 9780199662098

Hancké, Bob (2013) Diversity without unity: labour unions and wage setting in the EMU In: Unions, Central Banks and the Emu: Labour Market Institutions and Monetary Integration in Europe. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 59-78. ISBN 9780199662098

Hancké, Bob (2013) Unions, central banks and EMU: labour market institutions and monetary integration in Europe Oxford University Press , Oxford, UK. ISBN 978019966209-8

2012

Hancké, Bob (2012) Multinational companies and the production of collective goods in Central and Eastern Europe In: Heidenreich, Martin, (ed.) Innovation and Institutional Embeddedness of Multinational Companies. New horizons in international business series. Edward Elgar Publishing, 295-310. ISBN 9780857934321

Hancké, Bob (2012) More tourism exports will not lead Greece out of its crisis. But investing in solar energy might LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Mar 2012) Blog entry

Hancké, Bob (2012) European car manufacturers’ latest crisis is only one part of the industry’s two-decades of restructuring and decline. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (26 Oct 2012) Blog entry

Hancké, Bob (2012) As member states have to negotiate both externally with the EU and internally with their own regions, European integration is reaching a point of exhaustion. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Oct 2012) Blog entry

Hancké, Bob (2012) Hollande’s crucial first task is to realise that “it’s the French economy, stupid” LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (9 May 2012) Blog entry

Hancké, Bob (2012) 9 out of 10 European employers are no longer investing in training. Governments need to encourage them to invest in this area before Europe faces a massive skills deficit LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (2 May 2012) Blog entry

Hancké, Bob (2012) A depreciation of the euro is not the silver bullet to solve the eurocrisis that many are looking for LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Nov 2012) Blog entry

Hancké, Bob (2012) With no political union in Europe, the Euro crisis may be a ‘never ending game’ for deep-rooted economic reasons LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (15 Mar 2012) Blog entry

Hancké, Bob (2012) Endogenous coordination: multinational companies and the production of collective goods in central and Eastern Europe Stato e Mercato: Quadrimestrale di Analisi Dei Meccanismi e Delle Istituzioni Sociali, Politiche ed economiche , 2012 (2). 203-227. ISSN 0392-9701

Hancké, Bob (2012) Worlds apart?: labour unions, wages and monetary integration in continental Europe Reihe politikwissenschaft/Political science series, 128/2012. Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna, Austria.

2011

Hancké, Bob (2011) Endogenous coordination: multinational companies and the production of collective goods in Central and Eastern Europe LEQS Paper, 41/2011. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Hancké, Bob (2011) Varieties of capitalism and business In: Coen, David and Grant, Wyn and Wilson, Graham, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Business and Government. Oxford University Press , Oxford, UK, 123-148. ISBN 9780199693740

2009

Johnston, Alice and Hancké, Bob (2009) Wage inflation and labour unions in EMU Journal of European Public Policy, 16 (4). 601-622. ISSN 1350-1763

Hancké, Bob (2009) Intelligent research design: a guide for beginning researchers in the social sciences Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199570782

2007

Hancké, Bob (2007) Beyond varieties of capitalism: conflict, contradictions, and complementarities in the European economy Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199206483

2005

Hancké, Bob and Rhodes, Martin (2005) EMU and labor market institutions in Europe: the rise and fall of national social pacts Work and Occupations, 32 (2). 196-228. ISSN 0730-8884

2003

Hancké, Bob (2003) The political economy of fiscal policy in EMU European Political Economy Review, 1 (1). 5-14. ISSN 1742-5697

Hancké, Bob (2003) Many roads to flexibility. How large firms built autarchic regional production systems in France International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 27 (3). 510-526. ISSN 1468-2427

Hancké, Bob and Soskice, David (2003) Wage-setting and inflation targets in EMU Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 19 (1). 149-160. ISSN 0266-903X

2002

Hancké, Bob (2002) Large firms and institutional change: industrial renewal and economic restructuring in France Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199252053

Hancké, Bob (2002) The political economy of wage-setting in the Eurozone In: Pochet, Philippe, (ed.) Wage Policy in the Eurozone. Work & society (37). Peter Lang Publishing, Brussels, Belgium, 131-148. ISBN 9789052011011

Hancké, Bob (2002) Institutional contexts In: Docherty, Peter and Forslin, Jan and Shani, Rami, (eds.) Creating Sustainable Work Systems: Emerging Perspectives and Practice. Routledge, London, UK, 76-85. ISBN 9780415285759

2001

Hancké, Bob (2001) Revisiting the French model: coordination and restructuring in French industry In: Hall, Peter A., (ed.) Varieties of Capitalism: the Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 307-337. ISBN 0199247757

Hancké, Bob and Amable, Bruno (2001) Innovation and industrial renewal in France in comparative perspective Industry and Innovation, 8 (2). 113-135. ISSN 1366-2716

Hancké, Bob and Amable, Bruno (2001) Introduction [to special issue: 'Industry, innovation and institutions in France'] Industry and Innovation, 8 (2). 109-111. ISSN 1366-2716


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This book retraces the development of wage-setting systems in the core and peripheral EMU member states, and how these contributed to the increasing divergence between creditor and debtor states in the late 2000s.

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