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Andy Eggers

Professorial Fellow
Professor of Politics

Research Interests: Electoral systems, corruption/accountability, the relationship between money and politics, and political development in the US, 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 US, Britain, and France. I also have an interest in research methodology.

I am a 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.

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.