Stanig, Piero

Stanig, Piero

Employment

Assistant Professor of Political Science, Bocconi University, Milan.

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, Bocconi University, Milan. September 2014- Present
  • Research Scientist in Governance and Methodology, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin. July 2011-July 2014
  • LSE Fellow in Public Policy and Political Science, Department of Government. London School of Economics. September 2010 – August 2011.
  • LSE Fellow in Research Methodology, Methodology Institute. London School of Economics. September 2008 – August 2010.
  • Research Fellow, Alexander Hamilton Center for Political Economy. New York University. August 2007 – August 2008.

Education

  • D. in Political Science. Columbia University. May 2009.

Dissertation: Essays on Political Corruption and Media Freedom.Advisor: John Huber.

Defense committee: Massimo Morelli, Alastair Smith, Michael Ting, Gregory Wawro.

  • Phil. in Political Science. Columbia University. May 2005.

Major field: Comparative Politics. Comprehensive exam passed with distinction.

Minor feld: Quantitative Methods. Paper: \Testing the Pooling Assumption in a Cross-Sectional Time Series Setting: A Proposal and an Assessment with Simulation Experiments.»

  • A. in Political Science. Columbia University. May 2002.

Laurea summa cum laude in Political Science. Universita degli Studi di Trieste.

Trieste, Italia. October 2000.

Thesis: L’etnonazionalismo basco: autonomia, violenza, sovranita. (Basque Ethnonationalism: Autonomy, Violence, Sovereignty) Supervisor: Vaclav Belohradsky.

Publications

  • Global Competition and Brexit.» (with Italo Colantone) 2018. American Political Science Review 112(2): 201-218.
  • The Trade Origins of Economic Nationalism: Import Competition and Voting Behavior in Western Europe.» (with Italo Colantone). 2018. American Journal of Political Science 62(4): 936-953.
  • Considerations on the Method of Constructing Governance Indices.» 2018. In Governance Indicators: Approaches, Progress, Promise, Oxford University Press.
  • Regulation of Speech and Media Coverage of Corruption: An Empirical Analysis of the Mexican Press.» 2015. American Journal of Political Science 59(1):175-193.
  • Governance Indicators». 2014. In The Governance Report 2014: Public Administration, Performance, Capacity, Problem Solving, Innovation, Indicators, Oxford University Press.
  • Political Polarization in Retrospective Economic Evaluations During Recessions and Recoveries.» 2013. Electoral Studies 32(4):729-745.
  • Introducing a New Generation of Governance Indicators» (with Helmut Anheier and Mark Kayser). 2013. In The Governance Report 2013: Sovereignty, Fiscal Policy, Innovations, Trade-Offs, Indicators, Oxford University Press
  • Governance Beyond the Nation-state: Estimating Governance Indexes at the Subnational and Trans-national Level». 2013 In Governance Challenges and Innovations: Financial and Fiscal Governance, Oxford University Press.
  • Measuring Governance: A Proposal» (with Mark Kayser). 2013. In Governance Challenges and Innovations: Financial and Fiscal Governance, Oxford University Press.
  • Church-State Separation and Redistribution» (with John Huber). 2011. Journal of Public Economics 95(7-8):828-836. Working papers
  • Group Membership, Structural Inequality, and Preferences for Redistribution.» (with Paolo Belardinelli). Under review.
  • The Effects of Global Competition on Attitudes in Western Europe.» (with Italo Colantone).
  • We Were the Robots: Automation and Voting Behavior in Western Europe.» (with Massimo Anelli and Italo Colantone)
  • Sowing the Mafia.» (with Paolo Pinotti)

Writing in the press and reviews

  • Italy Just Voted for Two Very Diferent Kinds of Populism.» (with Massimo Anelli, reviews Italo Colantone, and Massimo Pulejo). The Monkey Cage, Washington Post, March 28, 2018.
  • Globalisation and Economic Nationalism.» (with Italo Colantone). voxeu.org
  • Globalization and Brexit.» (with Italo Colantone). voxeu.org
  • The Real Reason the U.K. Voted For Brexit? Jobs Lost to Chinese Competition.» (with Italo Colantone). The Monkey Cage, Washington Post, July 7, 2016. Book Review:
  • The Political Economy of Public Sector Governance» by Anthony M. Bertelli. 2014. Perspectives on Politics 12(1): 233-234.
  • Seven Out of Every Ten Muslims in Indonesia Want Shariah { Really?» (with Naila Shoa). The Jakarta Globe, May 10, 2013. Grants

Grants

  • Bocconi Young Researchers» seed grant (for \Sowing the Mafia» with Paolo Pinotti).
  • Baffi-CAREFIN seed grant (for \Sowing the Mafia» with Paolo Pinotti).
  • PRIN (co-investigator): \Bad Seeds: The Transplantation and Diffusion of Criminal Organizations.» (PI: Jerome Adda).