Bartlett, Will

Dr Will Bartlett  

Department

Position held

Senior Research Fellow

 

Non LSE positions held

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Honorary Professor

 

School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol

Professorial Research Fellow

 

Experience keywords:

Roma; South East Europe; Western Balkans; decentralisation; economic development; health system reforms; post-communist transition; skills; social exclusion; vocational education; welfare state

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Research covers the political economy of economic and social development in South East Europe. Current research is on local economic development, decentralisation, quality of life, and social protection systems.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Consultancy; Policy and Regulatory Bodies; Public Administration

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Albania; Balkans; Bosnia; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Kosovo; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; South East Europe; Turkey

Languages:

French [Spoken: N/A, Written: Intermediate]; German [Spoken: N/A, Written: Intermediate]; Italian [Spoken: Basic, Written: N/A]; Serbo-Croat [Spoken: Basic, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7107 5096

Alt email:

will.bartlett2@gmail.com

Publications

2017

Bartlett, Will and Čučković, Nevenka and Jurlin, Krešimir (2017) A comparative perspective on institutional quality in countries at different stages of European integration Tijdschrift Voor Economische En Sociale Geografie, 108 (1). 92-108. ISSN 0040-747X

Bartlett, Will and Ker-Lindsay, James and Alexander, Kristian and Prelec, Tena (2017) The United Arab Emirates as an emerging actor in the Western Balkans: the case of strategic investment in Serbia Journal of Arabian Studies, 7 (1). 94-112. ISSN 2153-4764

2016

Gordon, Claire and Bartlett, Will (2016) Editorial: vocational schooling and social exclusion in the Western Balkans European Journal of Education, 51 (3). 295-304. ISSN 0141-8211

Bartlett, Will and Pagliarello, Marina Cino (2016) Agenda-setting for VET policy in the Western Balkans: employability versus social inclusion European Journal of Education, 51 (3). 305-319. ISSN 0141-8211

2015

Bartlett, Will (2015) Croatia’s economy under Milanović: recession and policy response South East Europe Blog (19 Mar 2015) Blog entry

Bartlett, Will (2015) Fiscal consolidation policies have had had a disastrous effect on the Croatian economy LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (28 Mar 2015) Blog entry

Bartlett, William and Gordon, Claire and Kamphuis, Bregtje (2015) Evaluation of the EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies European Parliament. ISBN 9789282385081

2014

Scanlon, Kathleen and Bartlett, Will and Whitehead, Christine M E (2014) The wider benefits of investments in the cultural heritage in the western Balkans: a pilot study Council of Europe.

Bartlett, Will and Gordon, Claire E (2014) Vocational education’s weakness in the Balkans is hampering labour markets and perpetuating social exclusion South East Europe Blog (5 Jun 2014) Blog entry

Ker-Lindsay, James and Gashi, Krenar and Bartlett, Will and Morrison, Kenneth and Koneska, Cvete and Hanson, Joanna and Buhari-Gulmez, Didem and Karahasan, Burhan Can (2014) Experts react: EU progress reports 2014 LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (11 Oct 2014) Blog entry

Bartlett, Will and Cino Pagliarello, Marina and Gordon, Claire E and Milio, Simona (2014) South Eastern Europe, Israel And Turkey: trends, perspectives and challenges in strengthening vocational education for social inclusion and social cohesion European Union, European Training Foundation, Turin, Italy. ISBN 9789291576180

2013

Bartlett, Will (2013) The political economy of welfare reforms in the Western Balkans In: Ruggeri Laderchi, Caterina and Savastano, Sara, (eds.) Poverty and Exclusion in the Western Balkans: New Directions in Measurement and Policy. Economic studies in inequality, social exclusion and well-being (8). Springer, Berlin, Germany, 245-259. ISBN 9781461449447

Bartlett, Will (2013) International assistance programmes and the reform of vocational education in the Western Balkans: sources of policy failure Southeastern Europe, 37 (30). 330-348. ISSN 0094-4467

Bartlett, Will (2013) Structural unemployment in the Western Balkans: challenges for skills anticipation and matching policies European Planning Studies, 21 (6). 890-908. ISSN 0965-4313

Bartlett, Will (2013) Obstacles to evidence-based policy-making in the EU enlargement countries: the case of skills policies Social Policy and Administration, 47 (4). 451-467. ISSN 0144-5596

2012

Bartlett, Will and Bozikov, Jadranka and Rechel, Bernd (2012) Health reforms in South East Europe: an introduction In: Bartlett, Will and Bozikov, Jadranka and Rechel, Bernd, (eds.) Health Reforms in South East Europe. New perspectives on South-East Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 3-30. ISBN 9780230300033

Bartlett, Will and Bozikov, Jadranka and Rechel, Bernd, eds (2012) Health reforms in South East Europe New perspectives on South-East Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230300033

Bartlett, Will and Prica, Ivana (2012) The variable impact of the global economic crisis in South East Europe Papers on South Eastern Europe, 4. LSEE - Research on South Eastern Europe, London, UK.

Xheneti, Mirela and Bartlett, Will (2012) Institutional constraints and SME growth in post-communist Albania Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 19 (4). 607-626. ISSN 1462-6004

Allen, Pauline and Turner, Simon and Bartlett, Will and Pérotin, Virginie and Matchaya, Greenwell and Zamora, Bernarda (2012) Provider diversity in the English NHS: a study of recent developments in four local health economies Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 17 (Supple). 23-30. ISSN 1355-8196

2011

Bartlett, Will (2011) Small firms as a development factor in south east Europe In: Sternad, D. and Döring, T., (eds.) Handbook of Doing Business in South East Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780230278653

Bartlett, Will and Benini, Roberta and Gordon, Claire E (2011) Measures to promote the situation of Roma EU citizens in the European Union PE 432.747. European Parliament, Brussels.

Čučković, Nevenka and Jurlin, Krešimir and Vučković, Valentina (2011) The privatisation of public utilities in Croatia: an assessment of the major gains and pains Papers on South Eastern Europe, Bartlett, Will and Kovanović, Ivan, eds 3. LSEE - Research on South Eastern Europe, London, UK.

Maleković, Sanja and Puljiz, Jakša and Bartlett, Will (2011) Decentralisation and regional policy in Croatia: the impact of EU accession and the prospect of territorial reorganisation LSEE Papers on Decentralisation and Regional Policy in South Eastern Europe, 5. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Bartlett, Will and Prica, Ivana (2011) The variable impact of the global economic crisis in South East Europe Ekonomski Anali, 56 (191). 7-34. ISSN 0013-3264

Turner, Simon and Allen, Pauline and Bartlett, Will and Pérotin, Virginie (2011) Innovation and the English National Health Service: a qualitative study of the independent sector treatment centre programme Social Science and Medicine, 73 (4). 522-529. ISSN 0277-9536

Avlijaš, Sonja and Bartlett, Will (2011) The political economy of decentralisation and regional policy in Serbia: choices and outcomes LSEE Papers on Decentralisation and Regional Policy in South Eastern Europe, 3. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2010

Bartlett, Will (2010) People-centred analyses: the quality of social services UNDP and SEEU, Skopje, Macedonia. ISBN 9786084503194

Bartlett, Will (2010) A response to Carolyn Kadas and Ivan Rajic’s comments on ‘Europe’s troubled region: economic development, institutional reform and social welfare in the western Balkans’ Southeastern Europe, 34 (2). 240-243. ISSN 0094-4467

Bartlett, Will (2010) Creating functioning market economies: aid effectiveness, policy transfer and advocacy coalitions in the Western Balkans In: Cerovic, Bozidar and Uvalic, Milica, (eds.) Western Balkans' Accession to the European Union: Political and Economic Challenges. Faculty of Economics of the University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, 87-110. ISBN 9788640311007

Bartlett, Will and Cipusheva, Hristina and Nikolov, Marjan and Shukarov, Miroljub (2010) The quality of life and regional development in FYR Macedonia Croatian Economic Survey, 12 (1). 121-162. ISSN 1330-4860

Bartlett, Will (2010) The social impact of the global economic crisis in the western Balkans with a focus on the Republic of Macedonia Portal on Central Eastern and Balkan Europe.

2009

Bartlett, Will (2009) People-centred analyses: regional development, local governance and the quality of life UNDP and SEEU, Skopje, Macedonia. ISBN 9786084503194

Bartlett, Will (2009) Economic development in the European super-periphery: evidence from the western Balkans Economic Annals, 54 (181). 21-44. ISSN 0013-3264

Bartlett, Will (2009) Regional integration and free-trade agreements in the Balkans: opportunities, obstacles and policy issues Economic Change and Restructuring, 42 (1-2). 25-46. ISSN 1573-9414

Bartlett, Will (2009) The effectiveness of vocational education in promoting equity and occupational mobility amongst young people Economic Annals, 54 (180). 7-39. ISSN 0013-3264

2008

Bartlett, Will (2008) Europe’s troubled region: economic development, institutional reform and social welfare in the western Balkans Routledge studies in development economics. Routledge, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 9780415193504

2007

Bartlett, Will (2007) The EU approach to regional cooperation: policy success or policy failure? Southeastern Europe, 31-32. 1-22. ISSN 0094-4467

Bartlett, Will and Xhumari, M. (2007) Social security policy and pension reform in the western Balkans European Journal of Social Security, 9 (4). 297-322. ISSN 1388-2627

Bartlett, Will (2007) Economic restructuring, job creation and the changing demand for skills in the western Balkans In: Fetsi, Anastasia, (ed.) Labour Markets in the Western Balkans: Challenges for the Future. European Training Foundation, Turin, Italy, 19-50. ISBN 9789291575428

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