Department of Economics, Campus Box 1208
St. Louis, Missouri 63130
|Physics (with distinction)|
|B.Sc.||1966||Liverpool University||Mathematics (with honors)|
|Litt. D.||1986||Liverpool University|
|1991||Universite de Caen, Doctorat d’Etat en Sciences Economiques (avec la mention tres honorable et felicitations de jury)|
William Taussig Professor of Political Economy at Washington University (from 1991) and Director of the Center in Political Economy (from 1990); Professor of Economics (from 1986); Professor of Political Science (from 1996).
Record of Academic Appointments
|1986||Professor, Department of Economics and Fellow, Center in Political Economy, Washington University, St. Louis; Adjunct Professor of Political Science (from July 1989) and Full Professor of Political Science (from July 1996).|
|1988-1989||Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California|
|Visiting Professor, California Institute of Technology|
|1983-1984||Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Scholar, California Institute of Technology|
|1982-1983||Hallsworth Senior Research Fellow in Political Economy, Department of Economics, University of Manchester|
|1979-1986||Reader in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Essex|
|1976-1979||Associate Professor of Government (with tenure), University of Texas at Austin|
|1973||Visiting Lecturer, Department of Government, Yale University|
|1970-1975||Lecturer, Department of Government, University of Essex|
Publications: directly related
"Activists and Partisan Realignment," with G. Miller. The American Political Science Review. 97(2) (May 2003):245-260.
"Critical Elections and Political Realignment in the US: 1860-2000," with A. Martin and G. Miller. Political Studies 51 (June 2003):217-240.
Multiparty Governments: The Politics of Coalitions in Europe (with M.Laver). Oxford University Press 1990. Paperback edition 1991. Reprinted Michigan University Press 1998.
Collective Decision-making: Social Choice and Political Economy. Kluwer-Nijhoff 1996.
"Coalition Politics: A Formal Model and Empirical Analysis," Journal of Theoretical Politics 7 (April 1995): 245-281.
Publications: other significant
Multiparty Democracy: Elections and Legislative Politics (with I. Sened). Cambridge University Press 2006.
Architects of Political Change: Constitutional Quandaries and Social Choice Theory. Cambridge University Press 2006.
Political Economy: Institutions, Competition and Representation (co-edited with W. Barnett and M. Hinich). Cambridge University Press 1993.
"Generalized Symmetry Conditions at a Core Point,’’ (with R. D. McKelvey) Econometrica 55 (July 1987): 923-933.
Structural Instability of the Core,’’ (with R. D. McKelvey) Journal of Mathematical Economics 15 (December 1986): 179-198.
"Existence of a 'Structurally Stable’ Equilibrium for a Non-Collegial Voting Rule,’’ Public Choice 51 (December 1986): 267-284.
"Generic Instability of Majority Rule,’’ Review of Economic Studies 50 (October.1983): 695-705.
Editorial service: Associate Editor, Social Choice and Welfare, Springer Verlag, 1993-present; Associate Editor, European Journal of Political Economy, North Holland, 1984-1996; Associate Editor, Politics, Philosophy and Economics, 2001-present.
Invited lectures at institutions outside the U.S.: In last five years, delivered sixteen invited lectures in international venues.
Collaborators & Other Affiliations
Collaborators and Co-Editors
Andrew Martin, Washington University
Gary Miller, Washington University
John Nachbar, Washington University
Robert Parks, Washington University
Maurice Salles, Université de Caen
Itai Sened, Washington University
Myrna Wooders, University of Toronto
Graduate and Postdoctoral Advisors
For Ph.D. in Government: Gerald Kramer (deceased) and Peter Ordeshook (California Institute of Technology)
For Ph.D. in Economics: Amartya Sen (Trinity College, Cambridge University)
Postdoctoral sponsor to:
Dino Falaschetti (Political Economy) 1999, Washington University
Lauretta Conklin Frederking (Political Science) 2001, Washington University
Fan-Chin Kung (Economic Theory), Washington University