Professor of Comparative Politics
Research Interests: Comparative political economy, the politics of industrialized democracies and comparative methods.
David Rueda is Professor of Comparative Politics at the Department of Politics and IR and Professorial Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford University. He is the author of Social Democracy Inside Out (Oxford University Press, 2007) and his articles have appeared in the Annual Review of Political Science, American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, Journal of Politics, Perspectives on Politics, Quarterly Journal of Political Science, and World Politics. He has received numerous research awards, including a British Academy Research Development Award (2008-2010). He has been a Visiting Professor in Political Science and Senior Fellow in the Yale Program on Democracy at Yale University, a Visiting Senior Research Scholar at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (Princeton University), and a fellow at the Summer Institute at the Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences (Stanford University). His current research focuses on the causes and consequences of inequality, the determinants of redistribution preferences, the role of the welfare state in times of crisis, and insider-outsider politics