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Dr. Andrew Pickering
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Profile

Biography

  • BA(Stirling)
  • MSc(Exeter)
  • PhD(Exeter)

Departmental roles

  • Director of Teaching Scholars
  • Peer Support for Teaching Macroeconomics Group Leader
  • PPE Liaison Officer
  • UG Admissions and Open Day Team

Research

Overview

My main areas of research are:

  • political economics
  • applied macroeconomics
  • environmental and natural resource economics

Publications

Selected publications

Link to RePEc page.

Please see my personal webpage for recent discussion papers

New Evidence on the Historical Growth of Government in Europe: The Role of Labor Costs. (With Mickael Melki.) European Journal of Political Economy vol. 59, (2019), pp. 445-460.

Sovereign debt: election concerns and the democratic disadvantage. (With Amrita Dhillon and Tomas Sjöström.) Oxford Economic Papers vol. 71, issue 2 (2019), pp. 320-343. 

Inequality and the composition of taxes. (With Sheraz Rajput.) International Tax and Public Finance vol. 25, no. 4 (2018), pp. 1001-1028. 

The economic consequences of political donation limits. (With John Maloney.) Economica vol. 85, issue 339 (2018), pp. 479-517.

Labour costs and the size of government. (With François Facchini and Mickael Melki.) Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics vol. 79, no. 2 (2017), pp. 251-275.

Voting and the economic cycle. (With John Maloney.) Public Choice vol. 162, no. 1-2 (2015), pp. 119-133.

Ideological polarization and the media. (With Mickael Melki.) Economics Letters vol. 125, no. 1, (2014), pp. 36-39.

Party activists, campaign funding and the quality of government. (With John Maloney.) Journal of Law, Economics and Organization vol. 29, no. 1 (2013), pp. 210-238.

Ideology and the size of US state government. (With James Rockey.) Public Choice vol. 156, no. 3-4 (2013), pp. 443-465.

Openness, imported commodities and the sacrifice ratio. (With Héctor Valle.) Berkeley Electronic Journal of Macroeconomics (Topics) vol. 12, issue 1 (2012).

Ideology and the growth of government. (With James Rockey.) Review of Economics and Statistics vol. 93 (2011), pp. 907-919.

The oil reserves production relationship. Energy Economics, vol. 30 (2008), pp. 352-370.

Political business cycles and central bank independence. (With John Maloney and Kaddour Hadri.) Economic Journal, vol. 113, no. 486 (2003), C167-C181.

Behind the cube rule: Implications of, and evidence against a fractal electoral geography. (With John Maloney and Bernard Pearson.) Environment and Planning A, vol. 35, no. 8 (2003), pp. 1405-1414.

The discovery decline phenomenon: Microeconometric evidence from the UK continental shelf. Energy Journal, vol. 23, no.1 (2002), pp. 57-71.

Teaching

Undergraduate

First Year

  • Economics 1

Second Year

  • Macroeconomics 2

Third Year

  • Political Economics

Andrew Pickering
Reader
Department of Economics
Room: A/EC/117

Tel: 01904 323687


Personal webpage

Office & feedback hours during term time:

Thursday 09:00-10:00

Friday     13.00-14.00

Please note, due to Covid-19, these will be carried out virtually via Google Meet (or similar).

Other times may be available by email appointment.