Rickard, Stephanie

Dr Stephanie Rickard  


Position held

Associate Professor


Experience keywords:

International Monetary Fund; World Trade Organization (WTO); globalisation; government procurement; government spending; industrial policy; international organizations; political economy; trade policy

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Stephanie's research interests include the politics of international trade and government spending. Her current research project explores discrimination in government procurement.

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Rickard, Stephanie (2016) In the 2016 primary, Democrats are united on trade while Donald Trump’s protectionism means that the Republicans are unusually divided Impact of American Politics & Policy Blog (3 Mar 2016) Blog entry


Rickard, Stephanie (2015) This year Trade Adjustment Assistance has been a stumbling block rather than a stepping stone. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (31 Dec 2015) blog

Rickard, Stephanie J. (2015) Greece’s creditors are paying the price for not relaxing their conditions prior to the 2015 election LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (10 Jun 2015) Blog entry


Rickard, Stephanie J. and Caraway, Teri L. (2014) International negotiations in the shadow of national elections International Organization, 68 (03). 701-720. ISSN 0020-8183

Kono, Daniel Yuichi and Rickard, Stephanie J. (2014) Buying national: democracy, public procurement, and international trade International Interactions, 40 (5). 657-682. ISSN 0305-0629

Rickard, Stephanie J. and Kono, Daniel Y. (2014) Think globally, buy locally: international agreements and government procurement Review of International Organizations, 9 (3). 333-352. ISSN 1559-7431


Hortala-Vallve, Rafael and Larcinese, Valentino and Rickard, Stephanie (2013) The perverse consequences of policy restrictions in the presence of asymmetric information Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, EOPP 048. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


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). 970-972. ISSN 0021-9371


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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Stephanie Rickard is a Lecturer in the Government Department. She earned her PhD in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego in 2005; she received her MA from the University of California, San Diego and her BA in Economics from the University of Rochester. Before joining the Department of Government, she was a Lecturer in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University and before that an Assistant Professor of Political Science at The Pennsylvania State University.

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