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Do politicians act in their voters’ or in their personal interests? Representative democracy rests on the assumption that voters elect members of parliament, who in turn elect the government to represent them. Yet, recent research indicates that the preferences of individual politicians can have important policy effects beyond and above the party agenda. In this project I investigate whether the rise in income inequality can be partly explained by the policy preferences and careers of finance ministers.
Fully funded, internationally competitive senior fellowship (15,000 euros).
|Effective start/end date||1/10/20 → 30/11/20|
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Senior Fellow at the Cluster of Excellence, "The Politics of Inequality"
Alexiadou, Despina (Recipient), 1 Oct 2020
Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively
- 1 Invited talk
Revolving Door Politics and the Role of Cabinet Ministers on Inequality
Despina Alexiadou (Speaker)Nov 2020
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk