Dr Raluca L. Pahontu

Dr Raluca L. Pahontu

Fellow in European and International Politics and Policy

European Institute

Room No
CBG. 6.06
Office Hours
Wednesdays 14.30-16.30
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Languages
English, French, Romanian
Key Expertise
Political Economy, Political Behaviour, Quantitative Methods

About me

Raluca L. Pahontu is Fellow in European and International Politics and Policy. She earned her DPhil in Political Science from Nuffield College, University of Oxford in 2020. Previously, she earned a MPhil Politics (Comparative Government) from Nuffield College, University of Oxford and a BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Essex.

Raluca L. Pahontu is a political economist working on issues related to risk and insurance, inequality, distributional conflict and voting behaviour in Europe and the United States in the post-war period. Her work uses administrative, historical and public opinion data to capture individuals’ experiences, and, relying on experiments or quasi-experiments, identifies their impact on voters’ economic and political behaviour.