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Public Policy Seminar: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze with Professor Christopher Hood

When Mar 03, 2017
from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Where GR04 Faculty of English
Contact Name Dr Charlotte Sausman
Attendees All welcome
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“The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze over Time in the UK - Eternal Verities or a Changing Game?”

Professor Christopher Hood, University of Oxford

with Rozana Himaz


Professor Christopher Hood specializes in the study of executive government, regulation and public-sector reform. He is currently completing research on changes in central government administration over the past 35 years (funded by the Leverhulme Trust) and on the politics of fiscal squeeze (funded by the ESRC). Further details of both projects can be found on the website Reshaping Executive Government.

Christopher is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration (United States), ESRC Professorial Fellow 2011-2014 and Visiting Professor, LSE, 2010-2014.

He has taught government, public administration and public management on three continents, has authored or edited over twenty books in the field and at least 100 journal articles, and received several awards for his research and publications.

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