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Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard

Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard

Professor

  • Department of Political Science

Øster Farimagsgade 5, Postboks 2099, CSS, bygn. 4, 2. sal, Room 4.2.44

1353 København K

Phone: +45 35 32 37 98

Mobile: +45 20 13 56 06

Fax: +45 35 32 33 99

    Primary fields of research

    • Political economy
    • Electoral systems
    • Constitutions
    • Danish politics
    • American politics

    Selected papers for download

    Current research

    • The effects of political institutions on public spending & economic growth; 
    • Institutional determinants of market economies
    • Dimensions in the Danish political spectrum

    Selected publications for download

    Fields of interest

    Political science, Political economy, Comparative politics, Constitutional political economy, Public choice, Rational choice, Social choice, Political theory, Danish politics, American politics, Constitutions, Elections, Voting theory, Electoral systems, Terrorism, State building, National elections, Autocracies, Economic growth, Democracy, Constitutionalism, USA

    Teaching

    Since 2006:

    • Theories and Approches of Political Science (2013, 2014)
      General & Comparative Political Science (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012)
    • Comparative Political Science (2014)
    • Master's Theses seminar (2007, 2008, 2014)
    • Graduate courses on
    • political institutions & economic growth (2007);
    • voting theory & electoral systems (2006, 2011)

    Selected publications

    1. Published

      Empirical social choice: An introduction

      Kurrild-Klitgaard, P. Mar 2014 In : Public Choice. 158, 3-4, p. 297-310 14 p.

      Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

    2. Published

      Picking a loser?: A social choice perspective on the Danish government formation of 1975

      Kurrild-Klitgaard, P. Mar 2014 In : Public Choice. 158, 3-4, p. 483-497 15 p.

      Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

    3. Published

      Economic growth and institutional reform in modern monarchies and republics: A historical cross-country perspective 1820-2000

      Bjørnskov, C. & Kurrild-Klitgaard, P. 2014 In : Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics. 170, 3, p. 453-481

      Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

    4. Published

      Institutional interactions and economic growth: The joint effects of property rights, veto players and democratic capital

      Kamp Justesen, M. & Kurrild-Klitgaard, P. 1 Dec 2013 In : Public Choice. 157, 3-4, p. 449–474 26 p.

      Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

    5. Published

      Election inversions, coalitions and proportional representation: Examples of voting paradoxes in Danish government formations

      Kurrild-Klitgaard, P. 2013 In : Scandinavian Political Studies. 36, 2, p. 121-136

      Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

    6. Published
    7. Published

      It's the weather, stupid! Individual participation in collective May Day demonstrations

      Kurrild-Klitgaard, P. Jun 2013 In : Public Choice. 155, 3-4, p. 251-271 21 p.

      Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

    8. Published

      Frihed mellem fornuft og skepsis

      Kurrild-Klitgaard, P. Dec 2012 In : Kritik. 206, p. 31-39

      Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

    9. Published
    10. Published

      Modeling constitutional choice: reflections on The Calculus of Consent 50 years on

      Kurrild-Klitgaard, P. 2012 In : Public Choice. 152, 3-4, p. 407-413 7 p.

      Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

    11. Published

      Kontraktpolitik, kulturkamp og ideologi 2001-2011

      Kurrild-Klitgaard, P. 2011 In : Økonomi & Politik. 84, 3, p. 47-62

      Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

    Selected activities

    1. European Editor/Associate Editor & Member, Editorial Board, Public Choice

      Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard (Editor), 1 Jan 2005 → …

      Activity: Ongoing editorial workEditor of Research journal

    2. Member, Research Management Committee (Dept. of Political Science)

      Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard (Member), 20121 Feb 2014

      Activity: Participation in council, board, committee and networkMembership in committee, council, board

    3. Board Member, Danish Institute of Parties and Democracy (DIPD)

      Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard (Member), 1 Aug 2010 → …

      Activity: Participation in council, board, committee and networkMembership in board of company or public organisation

    4. Member, Academic committee on bibliometric research indicators in the field of Political Science

      Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard (Member), 17 Dec 20071 Jan 2014

      Activity: Participation in council, board, committee and networkMembership in committee, council, board

    5. Member, Elections Committee of the University

      Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard (Member), 29 Nov 2011 → …

      Activity: Participation in council, board, committee and networkMembership in committee, council, board

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