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Public Policy and Regulation 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.

Our current research areas include:

  • Comparative, European, and International Public Policy
  • Economic, Financial and Labour Market Regulation
  • Competition and Media Policy
  • Energy and Environmental Policy
  • Taxes and Redistribution
  • Social Policy
  • Bureaucracy and Public Choice
  • Philosophy and Public Policy
  • Migration and Public Policy
  • Democratic Institutions and Procedures
  • Policy evaluation in developed and developing economies, including RCTs
  • Behavioural public policy

Research sub-groups


The fourth King's Policy and Regulation Workshop is taking place on 1 June, 2023. Find out more here.