Economic insecurity creates favourable conditions for far-right parties, who turn discontent into political advantage. Welfare state policies, argue Daphne Halikiopoulou and Tim Vlandas, must therefore focus on moderating these risks, and reducing the likelihood of insecure people voting far right
Associate Professor of Comparative Social Policy and a Fellow of St Antony’s College at the University of Oxford
Tim is Associate Professor of Comparative Social Policy and a Fellow of St Antony’s College at the University of Oxford.
His research explores the relationship between electoral politics, public policies and economic outcomes.
It has been published in Comparative Political Studies, Socio-Economic Review, Journal of Common Market Studies, Politics&Society, Journal of European Social Policy, European Political Science, European Journal of Industrial Relation, Social Policy and Administration, Political Science Research and Methods, Basic Income Studies, Political Quarterly, European Political Science Review, Review of European Economic Policy, French Politics, Nations&Nationalism, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy and Comparative European Politics.
Tim has been awarded research prizes by the European Network for Social Policy Analysis and the American Political Science Association.