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Raluca L. Pahontu
Raluca L. Pahontu

Dr Raluca L. Pahontu

Lecturer in Political Behaviour

Biography

Dr Raluca L. Pahontu is a Lecturer in Political Behaviour in the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London. Raluca is also an Associate Member at Nuffield College and a Centre Affiliate at the US Centre at LSE.

Before joining King’s, Raluca worked as a postdoc at LSE. Raluca earned a DPhil in Political Science from Nuffield College, University of Oxford.

You can find out more about Raluca and her research at https://ralucapahontu.com/

Office hours

  • Wednesday: 11.00 - 12.00
  • Thursday: 15.00 - 16.00

Book your appointment at https://ralucapahontu.youcanbook.me/

Research interests

  • Political economy
  • Political behaviour
  • Quantitative methods

Teaching

  • Statistics for Political Science II
  • Comparing Political Systems

PhD supervision

Raluca is interested in supervising PhD students who use quantitative methods in the study of political economy and political behaviour.

Research

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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.

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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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Environment and Public Policy

The Environment and Public Policy Group

News

Pandemic 'did not influence public attitude to health spending'

The COVID-19 pandemic did not influence the public’s attitude towards health spending in the UK, according to a new study.

The pandemic didn't affect attitudes towards health spending in the UK.

Research

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.

Environment-thomas-richter-unsplash
Environment and Public Policy

The Environment and Public Policy Group

News

Pandemic 'did not influence public attitude to health spending'

The COVID-19 pandemic did not influence the public’s attitude towards health spending in the UK, according to a new study.

The pandemic didn't affect attitudes towards health spending in the UK.