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Dr Pavel Kuchař

Lecturer

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Biography

Pavel Kuchař is a Lecturer at the Department of Political Economy, King’s College London. Prior to joining King’s, Pavel worked at the University of Bristol, the National Autonomous University of Mexico, or the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (China). He holds a PhD (2014) in Economics from the University of Turin (Italy) and a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Economics in Prague (Czech Republic).

Pavel is a member of the World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research (WINIR), and the History of Economic Thought Society (THETS). His writings can be accessed through his website.

Research interests

Looking into the role of institutional infrastructures in facilitating the functioning of markets, Pavel’s research has been focused on theories of entrepreneurship, economics of institutions, and the history of economics.

In 2019, Pavel’s co-authored paper Lachmann and Shackle: On the Joint Production of Interpretation Instruments was awarded the Warren Samuels Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology.

Pavel is also a co-editor of a volume on Governing Markets as Knowledge Commons (2021, Cambridge University Press).

Teaching

  • Studying Economics (UG)
  • The World Economy and its History (UG)
  • Key Concepts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (UG)
  • Institutional Analysis and Development (UG)

PhD supervision

Pavel welcomes PhD students interested in studying any aspect of the governance of knowledge commons. Students who are interested in exploring, developing, and applying the Governing Knowledge Commons framework to better understand the functioning of institutional forms such as markets and corporations from a political economy perspective should get in touch.

    Research

    Fourth Annual Distinguished Lecture in Economics
    Politics, Philosophy and Economics Research Group

    The PPE research group studies questions spanning the disciplines of politics, philosophy, and economics.

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    Political Theory Research Group

    The political theory group covers many topics and approaches, and affirms the central importance of political economy to political theory.

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    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.

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    Political Economy of Peace and Conflict

    The Political Economy of Peace and Security research group analyses a wide range of conflicts, conflict resolution and institutional design for positive peace.

    News

    New volume co-edited by King's academic

    A new edited volume bringing together research on knowledge commons has been published.

    SPENewsStock

      Research

      Fourth Annual Distinguished Lecture in Economics
      Politics, Philosophy and Economics Research Group

      The PPE research group studies questions spanning the disciplines of politics, philosophy, and economics.

      Tower_Bridge_Sunset_HERO
      Political Theory Research Group

      The political theory group covers many topics and approaches, and affirms the central importance of political economy to political theory.

      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.

      security camera
      Political Economy of Peace and Conflict

      The Political Economy of Peace and Security research group analyses a wide range of conflicts, conflict resolution and institutional design for positive peace.

      News

      New volume co-edited by King's academic

      A new edited volume bringing together research on knowledge commons has been published.

      SPENewsStock