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Torun Dewan

Torun Dewan

Torun Dewan
April 24, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Location: 
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Event Speaker: 
Torun Dewan, Professor of Political Science, London School of Economics
Event Sponsor: 
Co-sponsored by the Europe Center
Biography: 

Torun Dewan is a political scientist at the London School of Economics. His main research is in political economy and in the formal and empirical analysis of decisionmaking in political parties, legislatures and executives. Amongst other issues he has looked at how cabinets structure the incentives of ministers, how leadership acts as a coordinating focal point, how political parties aggregate dispersed information, and how elections provide incentives for policy experimentation.