Larcinese, Valentino

Dr Valentino Larcinese  

Department

Position held

Associate Professor in Public Policy and Public Choice

 

Experience keywords:

British politics; MPs' expenses; economics of higher education; elections and party competition; mass media influence in elections; participation and electoral turnout; social spending in western democracies; taxation and redistribution; voting behaviour

Languages:

Italian [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Portuguese [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]; Spanish [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6692

Publications

2017

Hortala-Vallve, Rafael and Larcinese, Valentino (2017) The perverse consequences of policy restrictions in the presence of asymmetric information Political Science Research and Methods. 1-15. ISSN 2049-8470

Larcinese, Valentino and Sircar, Indraneel (2017) Crime and punishment the British way: accountability channels following the MPs’ expenses scandal European Journal of Political Economy, 47. 75-99. ISSN 0176-2680

2016

Larcinese, Valentino (2016) Italy’s referendum was a triumph of hope over fear LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (5 Dec 2016) Blog entry

Larcinese, Valentino (2016) Why Italians should reject Renzi’s constitutional reform LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (4 Nov 2016) Blog entry

Larcinese, Valentino (2016) There is no such thing as the ‘will of the people’ – Brexit needs the involvement of parliament LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Oct 2016) Blog entry

Kroth, Verena and Larcinese, Valentino and Wehner, Joachim (2016) A better life for all? Democratization and electrification in post-apartheid South Africa Journal of Politics, 78 (3). 774-791. ISSN 0022-3816

2015

Bandiera, Oriana and Larcinese, Valentino and Rasul, Imran (2015) Blissful ignorance?: a natural experiment on the effect of feedback on students' performance Labour Economics, 34. 13-25. ISSN 0927-5371

2014

Larcinese, Valentino (2014) The real problem in Italian democracy is not the electoral law, but Silvio Berlusconi’s continued grip over the country’s media LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (20 Mar 2014) Blog entry

Larcinese, Valentino and Sircar, Indraneel (2014) Singing from the same broad sheet? Examining newspaper coverage bias during the 2009 MPs' expenses scandal In: Van Heerde-Hudson, Jennifer, (ed.) The Political Costs of the 2009 British MPs’ Expenses Scandal. Palgrave Macmillan UK, Basingstoke, UK, 153-174. ISBN 9781137034540

2013

Larcinese, Valentino and Snyder, Jr., James M. and Testa, Cecilia (2013) Testing models of distributive politics using exit polls to measure voter preferences and partisanship British Journal of Political Science, online. 1-31. ISSN 1469-2112

Larcinese, Valentino (2013) Beppe Grillo’s success in the Italian elections shows that austerity is now becoming politically unsustainable European Politics and Policy at LSE (26 Feb 2013) Blog entry

Larcinese, Valentino and Rizzo, Leonzio and Testa, Cecilia (2013) Changing needs, sticky budget: evidence from the geographic distribution of US federal grants National Tax Journal, 66 (2). 311-342. ISSN 0028-0283

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.

Larcinese, Valentino and Rizzo, Leonzio and Testa, Cecilia (2013) Why do small states receive more federal money?: U.S. Senate representation and the allocation of federal budget Economics and Politics, 25 (3). 257-282. ISSN 0954-1985

2012

Larcinese, Valentino (2012) The UK should embrace the public financing of political parties British Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Apr 2012) Blog entry

Larcinese, Valentino (2012) Differences between the Olympic and Paralympic medal tables may tell us something about the presence and activity of Paralympic associations in each country British Politics and Policy at LSE (11 Sep 2012) Blog entry

Larcinese, Valentino (2012) The UK should embrace the European model of public financing for political parties LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (19 Apr 2012) Blog entry

Larcinese, Valentino (2012) Silvio Berlusconi’s anti-European rhetoric means that he may yet hold the balance of power after next year’s Italian elections European Politics and Policy at LSE (19 Dec 2012) Blog entry

2011

Besley, Timothy and Larcinese, Valentino (2011) Working or shirking?: expenses and attendance in the UK parliament Public Choice, 146 (3-4). 291-317. ISSN 0048-5829

Larcinese, Valentino and Puglisi, Riccardo and Snyder, Jr., James M. (2011) Partisan bias in economic news: evidence on the agenda-setting behavior of U.S. newspapers Journal of Public Economics, 95 (9-10). 1178-1189. ISSN 0047-2727

Larcinese, Valentino (2011) Enfranchisement and representation: Italy 1909-1913 Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, EOPP 032. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London, UK.

2010

Larcinese, Valentino (2010) Is the UK parliament too large? British Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Apr 2010) Blog entry

Bandiera, Oriana and Larcinese, Valentino and Rasul, Imran (2010) Heterogeneous class size effects: new evidence from a panel of university students Economic Journal, 120 (549). 1365-1398. ISSN 0013-0133

2009

Larcinese, Valentino and Rizzo, Leonzio and Testa, Cecilia (2009) Do small states get more federal monies?: myth and reality about the US Senate malapportionment Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, EOPP/2009/7. Suntory Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Larcinese, Valentino (2009) Information acquisition, ideology and turnout: theory and evidence from Britain Journal of Theoretical Politics, 21 (2). 237-276. ISSN 1460-3667

2008

Larcinese, Valentino (2008) The channeled Italian voters In: Padovano, Fabio and Ricciuti, Roberto, (eds.) Italian Institutional Reforms: a Public Choice Perspective. Springer, New York, USA, 221-247. ISBN 978-0387721408

Larcinese, Valentino (2008) Book review: McChesney, R. W.: communication revolution: critical junctures and the future of media Journal of Economics, 95 (3). 271-276. ISSN 0931-8658

Larcinese, Valentino (2008) Policy restrictions, democratic deficit and redistribution PSPE working papers, 03-2009. Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Larcinese, Valentino and Puglisi, Riccardo and Snyder, Jr., James M. (2008) Partisan bias in economic news: evidence on the agenda-setting behavior of U.S. newspapers PEPP, 27. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2007

Larcinese, Valentino (2007) The instrumental voter goes to the newsagent: demand for information, marginality and the media Journal of Theoretical Politics, 19 (3). 249-276. ISSN 0951-6298

Larcinese, Valentino (2007) Does political knowledge increase turnout? Evidence from the 1997 British General Election Public Choice, 131 (3-4). 387-411. ISSN 0048-5829

Larcinese, Valentino (2007) Voting over redistribution and the size of the Welfare State: the role of turnout Political Studies, 55 (3). 568-585. ISSN 0032-3217

Larcinese, Valentino (2007) A discrepancy index for the study of participation with an application to the case of higher education in Italy Social Indicators Research. ISSN 0303-8300

Larcinese, Valentino and Puglisi, Riccardo and Snyder, Jr., James M. (2007) Partisan bias in economic news: evidence on the agenda-setting behavior of U.S. newspapers 13378. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA., USA.

Larcinese, Valentino and Rizzo, Leonzio and Testa, Cecilia (2007) Do small states get more federal monies? Myth and reality about the US senate malapportionment 5339. Munich University, Munich, Germany.

Larcinese, Valentino and Puglisi, Riccardo and Snyder, Jr., James M. (2007) Partisan bias in economic news: evidence on the agenda-setting behavior of U.S. newspapers PSPE working papers, 07-2007. Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2006

Larcinese, Valentino and Rizzo, Leonzio and Testa, Cecilia (2006) Allocating the U.S. federal budget to the states: the impact of the president Journal of Politics, 68 (2). 447-456. ISSN 1468-2508

Larcinese, Valentino and Snyder, Jr., James M. and Testa, Cecilia (2006) Testing models of distributive politics using exit polls to measure voter preferences and partisanship PEPP/19. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Larcinese, Valentino (2006) Information acquisition, ideology and turnout: theory and evidence from Britain PEPP/18. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2005

Larcinese, Valentino (2005) Personal and household income taxation in a progressive tax system: evidence from Italy Economics Bulletin, 8 (1). 1-9. ISSN 1545-2921

Besley, Timothy and Larcinese, Valentino (2005) Working or shirking? a closer look at MPs’ expenses and parliamentary attendance PEPP 15. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London, UK.

Larcinese, Valentino (2005) Electoral competition and redistribution with rationally informed voters The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 4 (1). ISSN 1935-1682

Besley, Timothy and Larcinese, Valentino (2005) Working or shirking?: a closer look at MPs’ expenses and parliamentary attendance PEPP/15. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Larcinese, Valentino (2005) Does political knowledge increase turnout? Evidence from the 1997 British general election PEPP/1. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Larcinese, Valentino and Rizzo, Leonzio and Testa, Cecilia (2005) Allocating the US federal budget to the states: the impact of the President PEPP/3. Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London School of Economics and Poltical Science, London, UK.

2002

Larcinese, Valentino (2002) Rational ignorance and the public choice of redistribution 443. Bance D'Italia, Rome, Italy.

1999

Larcinese, Valentino (1999) L'impatto redistributivo dell'imposta personale Global and Local Economic Review, 1. 65-102. ISSN 1722-4241

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