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Nicholas Charron

Senior lecturer

Nicholas Charron
Senior lecturer
nicholas.charron@pol.gu.se
+46 31 786 1235

Room number: C425
Postal Address: Box 711, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 41123 Göteborg


Department of Political Science (More Information)
Box 711
405 30 Göteborg
www.pol.gu.se
stats@pol.gu.se
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 411 23 Göteborg

About Nicholas Charron

Presentation

Nicholas Charron is Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and a Research Fellow at the Quality of Government Institute, University of Gothenburg.

Areas of interest

Charron's research is concerned with comparative politics on political institutions, studies of corruption and quality of government and how these factors impact economic development with a focus on Europe and the US. He has also published one book on the quality of government within the European Union that focuses on both national and regional levels.

Current research

Charron's most recent work is on the effects and causes of bureaucratic institutions, electoral and democratic institutions, decentralization and causes and consequences of regional inequalities within countries in a comparative perspective.

Teaching and tutoring

Charron is a lecturer and responsible for the ten week course “Theoretical and Historical Perspectives of Global Governance” on the graduate level in the Global Studies program and teaches in several other graduate and undergraduate courses.
He is has supervised many students at both the MA and undergraduate levels and current has five students at the Masters level in political science and Global Studie.

Papers and publications

Charron's papers have appeared or are due to appear in International Studies Quarterly, European Journal of Political Research, Electoral Studies, Studies of Comparative International Development, Journal of Comparative Economics and Publius: The Journal of Federalism among several other journals. He has also published several policy reports, published by institutions such as the European Commission and SIEPS (‘Svenska Institutet för Europapolitiska Studier’), and published several op-ed media articles. He is also the editor and co-author (with Victor Lapuente and Bo Rothstein) of the book “The Quality of Government in European States and Regions” (Edward Elgar Press, forthcoming).
 

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2011

Which Dictators Produce Quality of Government?
Nicholas Charron, Victor Lapuente
STUDIES IN COMPARATIVE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, Journal article 2011
Journal article

2010

Does Democracy Produce Quality of Government?
Nicholas Charron, Victor Lapuente
European Journal of Political Research, Journal article 2010
Journal article

No Law without a State
Nicholas Charron, Carl Dahlström, Victor Lapuente
QoG Working Paper Series , Magazine article 2010
Magazine article

2009

Opening the Darkest Box: Explaining Variation in Government Quality in non-Democracies
Nicholas Charron, Victor Lapuente
Governing Good and Governing Well conference, Amsterdam University, The Netherlands, May 2009., Conference paper 2009
Conference paper

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