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University of Bath

Governance of Institutions and Systems research output

View examples of our work and select publications from the members of the Governance of Institutions and Systems theme in the Department of Economics.

Political Economy

Our work in this area

We hosted the Political Economy: Theory meets Empirics workshop in 2016, organised by Maik Schneider

The Department also held the 2nd Annual Workshop of the Political Economy UK Group in 2018, organised by Maik Schneider and Javier Rivas

The work of Ajit Mishra and Kei Tsutsui on corruption in economic systems with poor governance was funded by the British Academy's research grant, A Bribery Experiment with Unstructured Bargaining

Publications

Our research findings have been accepted for publication in leading economics journals such as: American Economic Review, International Economic Review, Economic Journal and Games and Economic Behaviour.

Selected recent publications:

Contests and Conflicts

Our work in this area

In 2018, many leading economists in the study of conflict took part in The Micro and Macro Foundations of Conflict workshop that we hosted. It was funded by the British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award (BARSEA), rewarded to the workshop’s organiser Subhasish M. Chowdhury.

Publications

Selected recent publications:

Public Finance

Our work in this area

The Governance of Institutions and Systems workshop focused on centralised vs decentralised forms of social organisation and public good provision was held in 2019 and organised by Peter Postl and Robertas Zubrickas.

The work of Robertas Zubrickas on crowdfunding for public goods, funded by research grant, Improved Crowdfunding to Support Public Goods by Schmidt Sciences (USA, joint with A. Tabarrok and T. Cason)

Publications

Selected recent publications:

Institutions, Incentives and Welfare

Our work in this area

Ajit Mishra co-edited the book, Markets, Governance and Institutions in the Process of Economic Development, published by Oxford University Press.

The work of Kerry Papps on the economic and social role of the national minimum wage was funded by the UK government's Low Pay Commission

The Sustainable Finance and Governance workshop will be organised by Stylianos Asimakopoulos in collaboration with the University of Liverpool and Loughborough University and is expected to be held in late 2020.

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