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Andy Eggers

Professorial Fellow
Associate Professor of Quantitative Methods in Comparative Government

Research Interests: Electoral systems, corruption/accountability, the relationship between money and politics, and political development in the U.S., Britain, and France.

I am a political scientist whose research focuses on electoral systems, corruption/accountability, the relationship between money and politics, and political development in the U.S., Britain, and France. I also have an interest in research methodology.

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford, a Professorial Fellow of Nuffield College, and Director of the Oxford QStep Centre. From 2011 to 2014 I was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics.

I received my PhD in 2010 from Harvard, where I worked and studied with Gary King, Jim Snyder, Kevin Quinn, Jeff Frieden, Ken Shepsle, and Jim Robinson, among others.

Andy Eggers

Publications

(with R. Freier, V. Grembi, and T. Nannicini), 'Regression Discontinuity Designs Based on Population Thresholds: Pitfalls and Solutions', American Journal of Political Science,forthcoming.

'Proportionality and Turnout: Evidence from French Municipalities', Comparative Political Studies, 48(2): 135-167, 2015.

'Partisanship and Electoral Accountability: Evidence from the UK Expenses Scandal', Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 9(4): 441-472, 2014..

(with A.\ Spirling), 'Guarding the Guardians: Partisanship, Corruption and Delegation in Victorian Britain' , Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 9(3): 337-370, 2014.

(with J. Hainmueller), 'MPs For Sale? Returns to Office in Post-War British Politics' , American Political Science Review, 2009.