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Patrick Dunleavy
Patrick Dunleavy lecturing, c1990s.jpg
Dunleavy lecturing in the 1990s
Born Patrick John Dunleavy
(1952-06-21) 21 June 1952 (age 62)
Nationality British
Alma mater Nuffield College, University of Oxford
Institutions London School of Economics
Main interests
Political science
Website
Official website

Patrick John Dunleavy (born 21 June 1952),[1] 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.[2] In addition Dunleavy has been appointed to an ANZSOG Institute for Governance Centenary Chair at the University of Canberra, Australia.[3]

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.[4]

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.[5][6]

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.[7][8] Both the Yes and No camps in the independence debate claimed the report to differing extents validated their own arguments and figures.[9] Professor Dunleavy has since declared publicly that the Treasury "badly misrepresents" his research.[10]

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.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dunleavy, Patrick". Library of Congress. Retrieved 23 September 2014. (Patrick John Dunleavy, born 21 June 1952 ...) 
  2. ^ Dunleavy, Patrick. "How costly would it be for Scotland to transition to independence?". Democratic Audit. Democratic Audit, UK. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Fellows - Professor Patrick Dunleavy". ANZSOG Institute for Governance. University of Canberra. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Professor Patrick Dunleavy". LSE Department of Government staff. London School of Economics. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "Patrick Dunleavy". Twitter. Twitter. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ Dunleavy, Patrick. "Dunleavy – “Demanding but feasible timetable for transition”". The Sunday Post. D C Thomson, Dundee. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Scottish independence: Prof Patrick Dunleavy makes £200m start-up claim". BBC News. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "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. 
  11. ^ "Professor Patrick Dunleavy". LSE Research and Expertise. London School of Economics. Retrieved 23 June 2014. 

External links[edit]


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Chicago Tribune
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 09:03:45 -0800

Paige Dore, William Dow, Cameron Dowling, Amana Droblas, Daniel Drozda, Vivian Drury, John Ducham, Almasa Duheric, Patrick Duncan, Patrick Dunleavy, Gillian Dunlop, Josephine Dunne, Sheila Dunne, Casey Dybas, Jenna Dzwierzynski, Trevor ...

Christian Examiner

Christian Examiner
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:30:00 -0800

"The key to conversion success is clear. Our government has been contracting and paying [radical Muslim groups] to screen and assign Muslim prison chaplains for at least eight years." Patrick Dunleavy agrees. He is familiar with the New York prison ...

stv.tv

stv.tv
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:03:45 -0700

... and politicians have been arguing over the set-up costs of an independent Scotland in recent weeks after a top Treasury official admitted they had "misbriefed" a figure of £2.7bn based on the work of London School of Economics professor Patrick ...

Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:04:22 -0800

Patrick Dunleavy, professor of political science and public policy at the London School of Economics and an advocate of a metrics-driven REF, said that a £500 million estimate “does not sound unreasonable”. “[The funding councils] will say they took ...

The Guardian

Financial Times
Tue, 27 May 2014 12:12:33 -0700

Patrick Dunleavy, politics professor at the London School of Economics, told the Financial Times the Treasury had manipulated his research to make the one-off costs of setting up a new government look 10 times larger than they were likely to be.
 
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:07:53 -0700

Newly public Moelis MC -0.09% & Co., the boutique advisory firm, is poaching a team of bankers from rival Greenhill GHL -2.26% & Co. Four bankers who focus on private-equity capital raising—Zaid Abdul-Aleem, Dave Brown, Patrick Dunleavy and ...
 
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:07:30 -0700

Speaker: Professor Patrick Dunleavy Chair: Tony Travers This lecture will introduce the development of political parties as described by party loyalty and bases of support. Protest voting and extremist parties will be analysed. The voting systems used ...
 
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:07:30 -0700

This lecture will develop the themes from the first lecture Political Parties, Elections and Participation - Part One| on Tuesday 2 December: the development of political parties as described by party loyalty and bases of support. Protest voting and ...
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