Dr Lloyd  Gruber

Dr Lloyd Gruber

Assistant Professor in Political Economy of Development

Department of International Development

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Key Expertise
Education politics & policy; Globalisation & global governance; Inequality

About me

Lloyd Gruber is the former Dean of the LSE’s Institute of Public Affairs.  An established expert in international and comparative political economy, he is the author of Ruling the World:  Power Politics and the Rise of Supranational Institutions (Princeton 2000) and numerous articles and book chapters on globalization, international governance, and income inequality.  Before joining the LSE in 2006, he was Associate Professor at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy, where he taught courses on US foreign economic policy and international political economy.  Gruber has held visiting positions at the Brookings Institution and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  In addition to his work on globalization and political economy, he is known for his innovative research on education policy and is currently completing a book on the politics of schools and universities in developing countries.  Professor Gruber drinks unfair-trade coffee.

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Expertise Details

education politics and policy; the political economy of trade and development; globalisation and global governance; the politics of inequality and redistribution; international relations and IR theory