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Dr. Matia Vannoni
Dr. Matia Vannoni

Dr Matia Vannoni

Senior Lecturer in Public Policy

Research interests

  • Policy

Biography

Matia Vannoni is a Senior Lecturer in Public Policy in the Department of Political Economy, King's College London. From November 2016 to August 2018, Matia was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER), Bocconi University, where he worked on a project which used advanced text analysis (based on computational linguistics) to study delegation, legislative complexity and economic growth.

Matia completed his PhD at UCL (awarded in February 2017). He also holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Trento and an MRes from the LSE.

Matia is on research leave in 2024. No office hours will be held in that time.

 

Research

Matia has been working on several topics including the business and government in the European Union, public policy and public opinion in tobacco control and the representation and transparency in local democracies. He has been involved in several cross-country research projects, funded by the European Research Council, the British Academy and the Economic and Social Research Council. Matia's research has featured in several journals, such as JPART, PSJ, EJPR and JEPP, and his manuscript (with David Coen and Alexander Katsaitis) is forthcoming with Oxford University Press.

Teaching

PhD Supervision

Matia is interested in supervising on the following topics:

  • Public policy
  • Quantitative political economy (econometrics, no formal theory)
  • Text analysis and computational linguistics
  • Business and politics

Please get in touch before applying.

    Research

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    Public Policy and Regulation Research Group

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    Quantitative Political Economy Research Group

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    Comparative Politics Research Group

    The Comparative Politics research group hosts a research agenda based on political institutions, representation and regimes.

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      Research

      westminster
      Public Policy and Regulation Research Group

      Public Policy and Regulation (PPR) is the home for theoretically and empirically grounded research which analyses policy and regulatory responses to important political, social and economic issues, and (individual-level) responses to these policies.

      quantative resized
      Quantitative Political Economy Research Group

      The Quantitative Political Economy research group gathers economists and political scientists that are committed to bridging the two disciplines. The common ground is the study politics and policies with advanced quantitative methods and formal modeling.

      talk-at-kings-thumbnail
      Comparative Politics Research Group

      The Comparative Politics research group hosts a research agenda based on political institutions, representation and regimes.

      News

      New series delves deeper into work of our experts

      Academics and policy makers often work on the same problems, albeit from different perspectives and with different resources, methods and timescales.

      Podcast thumbnail

      Impacts of populist government examined in new study

      The election of populist governments at a local level can have a negative impact on economic performance and the quality of civil administration, a new study...

      Voting

      Book sheds light on how businesses influence policy in Europe

      A new book offers unique insights into how businesses have influenced policy-making in the European Union through lobbying.

      eu flag