Dr Bob Hancké

Associate Professor of Political Economy at the European Institute

Bob Hancke

Bob Hancké is an Associate Professor of Political Economy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Previous appointments were at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, and as a PhD candidate at the J.F. Kennedy School and Center for European Studies at Harvard University, and at MIT.

He published Large Firms and Institutional Change (Oxford University Press 2002), Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Conflict, Contradiction and Complementarities in the European Economy (co-edited with Martin Rhodes and Mark Thatcher (Oxford University Press 2007), Intelligent Research Design (Oxford University Press 2009), Debating Varieties of Capitalism (Oxford University Press 2009), Unions, Central Banks and EMU (Oxford University Press 2013) and participated in the project that led to Varieties of Capitalism, edited by Peter Hall and David Soskice (Oxford University Press 2001).

His research interests are: the political economy of advanced capitalist societies; the political economy of transition economies; institutions and macro-economic policy; and labour relations.

Expertise: advanced capitalist societies; institutions and macro-economic policy; labour relations; political economy; transition economies

LSE Consulting projects:

  • Social Policy Reforms in the EU: A Cross-national Comparison
    October 2015

    Client: BertelsmannStiftung
    Authors: Jan Arpe, Simona Milio & Andrej Stuchlik (with contributions from: Will Bartlett, Anne Marie Brady, Anne Corbett, Joan Costa-Font, Bob Hancké, Lamia Irfan, Bregtje Kamphuis, Lisa McKenzie, Tanguy Séné & Pieter Tuytens)