BA(Stirling), MSc(Exeter), PhD(Exeter)
My main areas of research are political economics, applied macroeconomics and environmental and natural resource economics.
Full details of publications can be found at RePEc
"Ideology and the size of US state government" with James Rockey. Forthcoming, Public Choice.
"Openness, Imported Commodities and the Sacrifice Ratio" (2012) with Héctor Valle. B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics vol. 12(1): 1–24.
"Party activists, campaign funding and the quality of government" with John Maloney. Forthcoming, Journal of Law, Economics & Organization.
"Ideology and the growth of government" (2011) with James Rockey. Review of Economics and Statistics vol. 93(3): 907-919.
"The Oil Reserves Production Relationship" (2008) Energy Economics vol. 30(2): 352-370.
"Political Business Cycles and Central Bank Independence" (2003) with John Maloney and Kaddour Hadri. Economic Journal vol. 113(486): C167-C181.
"Voting and the macroeconomy: separating trend from cycle" (2011) with John Maloney. University of York Discussion Papers in Economics no. 11/14.
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