I am Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Political Economy in the King's College London Department of Political Economy and a Visiting Research Fellow at the International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics (LSE).
Prior to joining King’s, I was a post-doctoral researcher at the LSE International Inequalities Institute.
My research fields are comparative political economy, political behaviour, and macroeconomics.
My current areas of interest include: taxing the rich; inequality and redistribution; varieties of capitalism and growth models; the knowledge economy; and the politics of macroeconomic policies.
For more information on the Leverhulme Trust-funded project "The Political Economy of Knowledge-Based Growth", see the Research tab.
For more information on my joint research with Julian Limberg on taxing the rich, see our joint website taxrich.uk
I have been awarded a Research Support Grant for £23,350 from the Stone Centre at UCL for a project on "Inequality Perceptions and Preferences for Carbon Taxation". I am the Principal Investigator on the grant, alongside Co-Investigators Julian Limberg (KCL) and Yves Steinebach (Oslo).
KCL News Centre piece about the grant award: Is inequality behind fall in support for carbon tax policies?
King’s College London has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant for £287,299 for a project on "The Political Economy of Knowledge-Based Growth". I am the Principal Investigator on the grant, alongside Co-Investigators Hanna Kleider (KCL), Niccolo Durazzi (Edinburgh), and Sebastian Diessner (Leiden).
KCL News Centre piece about the grant award: Grant funding approved for major new project
Socio-Economic Review, 2022, 20(2), 539-559, with Julian Limberg (KCL)
Our opinion piece for NBC News on the research and its implications for debates on taxing the rich in the United States: Trump and Republicans prefer Covid tax cuts to hikes. Our research proves they're wrong.
Our short piece about the key findings of the research and its wider implications for tax policymaking in post-COVID era on The Conversation: Footing the COVID-19 bill: economic case for tax hike on wealthy
Bloomberg article exploring the research methods used in our study: Trickle-Down Economics Fails a Sophisticated Statistical Test: Here’s the wizardry behind two scholars’ questioning of tax cuts for the rich
Opinion piece by Robert Reich in The Guardian drawing on the paper: Trickle-down economics doesn't work but build-up does – is Biden listening?
Opinion piece by Paul Mason in The New Statesman drawing on the paper: Labour must overturn the neoliberal revolution in taxation
International media coverage: Al Jazeera, BBC Mundo, Bloomberg News, Business Insider, CBS News, El Tiempo, Expressen, Financial Times, Guardian (1), Guardian (2), iNews, La Presse, Los Angeles Times, New York Post, The Conversation, The Hill (1), The Hill (2), The New York Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Times, The Washington Post.