Rickard, Stephanie J.

Rickard, Stephanie J.

Stephaine J. Rickard

Professor – London School of Economics, Department of Government.


  • Professor, London School of Economics, Department of Government 2018-
  • Associate Professor, London School of Economics, Department of Government, 2013-2018
  • Assistant Professor, London School of Economics, Department of Government, 2009-13
  • Lecturer, Dublin City University, School of Law and Government, 2008-09
  • Assistant Professor, Penn State University, Department of Political Science, 2005-2007


  • D. Political Science, University of California, San Diego, 2005
  • A. Political Science, University of California, San Diego, 2001
  • A. Economics (Cum Laude), University of Rochester, 1999


Spending to Win: Political Institutions, Economic Geography and Government Subsidies. (2018) Stephanie J. Rickard. Cambridge University Press. Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series.


  • International Demands for Austerity: Examining the Impact of the IMF on the Public Sector (2018) Stephanie J. Rickard and Teri L. Caraway. Review of International Organizations. DOI: 10.1007/s11558-017-9295-y
  • Compensating the Losers: Evidence of Policy Responses to Globalization from Congressional
    Roll Call Votes (2015) Stephanie J. Rickard. International Interactions 41 (1): 46-60
  • International Negotiations in the Shadow of National Elections (2014) Stephanie J. Rickard and Teri L. Caraway. International Organization 68 (3): 701-20
  • Think Globally, Buy Locally: International Agreements and Government Procurement (2014) Stephanie J. Rickard and Daniel Y. Kono. Review of International Organizations 9 (3): 333-52
  • Buying National: Democracy and Public Procurement (2014) Daniel Y. Kono and Stephanie J. Rickard. International Interactions 40 (5): 657-82
  • International Negotiations and Domestic Politics: The Case of IMF Labor Market Conditionality (2012) Teri L. Caraway, Stephanie J. Rickard, and Mark S. Anner. International Organization 66 (1): 27-61
  • Electoral Systems, Voters’ Interests and Geographic Dispersion (2012) Stephanie J. Rickard British Journal of Political Science 42 (4): 855-877
  • Welfare versus Subsidies: Governmental Spending Decisions in an Era of Globalization (2012) Stephanie J. Rickard. The Journal of Politics 74 (4): 1171-83
  • A Non-Tariff Protectionist Bias in Majoritarian Politics: Government Subsidies and Electoral Institutions (2012) Stephanie J. Rickard. International Studies Quarterly 56 (4): 777-785
  • Democratic Differences: Electoral Institutions and Compliance with GATT/WTO Agreements (2010) Stephanie J. Rickard. European Journal of International Relations 16 (4): 711-730
  • International Trade and Domestic Legal Systems: Examining the Impact of Islamic Law (2010) Emilia Justyna Powell and Stephanie J. Rickard. International Interactions 37 (4): 335-362
  • Strategic Targeting: The Effect of Institutions and Interests on Distributive Transfers (2009) Stephanie J. Rickard. Comparative Political Studies 42 (5): 670-695


  • Electoral Systems and Policy Outcomes (2017) Stephanie J. Rickard. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Oxford University Press.
  • Populism and the Brexit Vote (2016) Comparative Politics Newsletter, Organized Section in Comparative Politics of the American Political Science Association, Volume 26, Issue 2, Fall
  • Electoral Systems and Trade (2015) Stephanie J. Rickard. In The Oxford Handbook of the Political Economy of International Trade, Lisa L. Martin (ed.) Oxford University Press
  • PTAs and Public Procurement (2015) Stephanie J. Rickard. In Trade Cooperation: The Purpose, Design and Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements, Andreas Dur and Manfred Elsig (eds.) Cambridge University Press
  • International Relations in Ireland: A Survey of Academics (2012) Stephanie J. Rickard and John Doyle. Irish Political Studies 27 (2): 359-375
  • The Costs of Risk: Examining the Missing Link between Globalization and Social Spending. (2006) Stephanie J. Rickard. Institute for International Integration Studies Discussion Paper No. 185


  • Charting the Sources of Brexit: Lessons for Canadian-UK Relations. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Total award amount GBP 15,000. Co-applicants: Leonardo Baccini (McGill University) Krzysztof Pelc (McGill University), and Kenneth Shadlen (LSE)
  • The Evolution of Parliamentarism and Its Political Consequences. Research Council of Norway. Total award amount NOK 7.7 million. Co-applicants: Bjorn Erik Rasch (University of Oslo) and Jose Cheibub (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  • Principal Investigator. Research Grant from the Office of the Vice President for Research, Dublin City University. Award amount: Euro 6,000. Co-applicants: Daniel Y. Kono (University of California, Davis) and Robert Elgie (Dublin City University)


  • Editorial Board Member, American Journal of Political Science, 2018-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Economics and Politics, 2017-present
  • Editorial Board Member, International Organization, 2016-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Comparative Political Studies, 2013-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Political Science Research and Methods, 2014-2018
  • Co-Senior Editor, Comparative Political Economy, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics,2016-2017 (with Mark Kayser)
  • External Member, Search Committee, Professorship for IPE, Hertie University, Berlin, 18-19 Executive Committee Member, APSA Political Economy Section, 2016-2018
  • Steering Committee Member, International Political Economy Society, January 2013-2018
  • Elected Voting Member, Governing Council of the International Studies Association, 2013-16
  • Program Co-Chair, APSA International Political Economy Division, 2014
  • Chair, Michael Wallerstein Award Committee, 2016
  • Member, Fiona McGillivray Prize Award Committee, 2013
  • Country Coordinator (UK), Survey of International Relations Faculty, 2018 (with Robert Falkner)
  • Country Coordinator (UK), Survey of International Relations Faculty, 2014
  • Country Coordinator (UK), Survey of International Relations Faculty, 2011-2012 (with Michael Cox and Jeff Chwieroth)
  • Country Coordinator (Ireland), Survey of International Relations Faculty, 2008-2009 (with John Doyle)


  • Visiting Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Spring 2014
  • Visiting Researcher, University of Oslo, Summer 2014
  • External Research Associate, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), Department of Economics, Warwick University, January 2012-present
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Institute for International Integration Studies (IIIS), Trinity College Dublin, Summer 2006


  • New York University Abu Dhabi, December 2018 International Relations Committee of the European Central Bank, Banca d’Italia, Nov 2018
  • Harvard University, November 2018
  • Oxford University, May 2017
  • The Ohio State University, November 2016
  • University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, November 2016
  • World Trade Institute, University in Bern, Switzerland, October 2016
  • Princeton University, November 2015


David A. Lake Award for Best Paper presented at the IPES 2017 conference for, «The Economic Origins of Authoritarian Values: Evidence from Local Trade Shocks in the United Kingdom.» Cameron Ballard-Rosa, Mashail Malik, Stephanie J. Rickard, and Kenneth Scheve.

Stephaine Rickard.