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Dunleavy lecturing in the 1990s

Patrick Dunleavy (born 1952) is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy within the Government Department of the London School of Economics (LSE). He is also Co-Director of Democratic Audit and Chair of the LSE Public Policy Group.[1] In addition Dunleavy has been appointed to an ANZSOG Institute for Governance Centenary Chair at the University of Canberra, Australia.[2]

As an undergraduate Patrick Dunleavy studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, graduating in 1973. He moved to Nuffield College, Oxford to work on his doctoral thesis which was published in 1981 as The Politics of Mass Housing in Britain, 1945-75: Study of Corporate Power and Professional Influence in the Welfare State.[3]

Dunleavy is a prominent political theorist specialising in the fields of public policy and government. His research has focused on the concepts of sectors and sectoral conflicts, rational choice theories of politics, the bureau-shaping model of bureaucracy, and the claimed contemporary public management paradigm of digital era governance. Dunleavy is a frequent blogger on the LSE's British Politics and Policy site and has had an active Twitter account since 2010 commentating predominately on British politics.[4][5]

Dunleavy is also the author of advice texts for humanities and social sciences students, most notably his book Authoring a PhD: How to plan, draft, write and finish a doctoral dissertation or thesis (2003).

In June 2014 Prof Dunleavy examined how costly it would be to set up an independent Scottish state in the report Transitioning to a New Scottish State written with Sean Kippin and Joel Suss and commissioned by The Sunday Post.[6][7] Both the Yes and No camps in the independence debate claimed the report to differing extents validated their own arguments and figures.[8] Professor Dunleavy has since declared publicly that the Treasury "badly misrepresents" his research.[9]

Editorships of Journals[edit]

Selected Publications[edit]

A full list of recent academic papers and other specialist publications is available from Prof Dunleavy's profile page hosted by the LSE.[10]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dunleavy, Patrick. "How costly would it be for Scotland to transition to independence?". Democratic Audit. Democratic Audit, UK. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Fellows - Professor Patrick Dunleavy". ANZSOG Institute for Governance. University of Canberra. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Professor Patrick Dunleavy". LSE Department of Government staff. London School of Economics. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Experts analyse and debate recent developments across UK government, politics and policy". British Politics and Policy Blog. London School of Economics. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Patrick Dunleavy". Twitter. Twitter. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Dunleavy, Patrick. "Transitioning to a New Scottish State". http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/how-costly-would-it-be-for-scotland-to-transition-to-independence/. Democratic Audit, London School of Economics. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  7. ^ Dunleavy, Patrick. "Dunleavy – “Demanding but feasible timetable for transition”". The Sunday Post. D C Thomson, Dundee. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Scottish independence: Prof Patrick Dunleavy makes £200m start-up claim". BBC News. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Scottish independence: Treasury figure for cost of Yes vote ‘badly misrepresents’ key research – says academic whose own work it was based on". The Telegraph. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  10. ^ "Professor Patrick Dunleavy". LSE Research and Expertise. London School of Economics. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 

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Herald Scotland

Herald Scotland
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:45:00 -0700

SNP Treasury spokesman Stewart Hosie said: "The definitive expert report on set-up costs was published in June by Professor Patrick Dunleavy of the London School of Economic. "That report was a total vindication of the Scottish Government's position ...
 
Financial Times
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:49:41 -0700

Patrick Dunleavy, professor of public policy at London School of Economics, said the government made a series of “hasty decisions” after it was elected, including on Raytheon. “There was a certain amount of impatience among Conservative ministers and ...
 
DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:30:00 -0700

I have here, of course, the figure that the UK Government came up with when it came up with set-up costs, which is 12 times the cost that was estimated by Professor Patrick Dunleavy. Of course, his figure of between £150 million and £200 million for ...
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