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Professor Raj Chari

Professor (Political Science)

Prof. Raj Chari was born in Swift Current Saskatchewan Canada. After completing a B.A and M.A at the University of Saskatchewan, he did his PhD in Queen's University (Canada). Most of his Doctoral Thesis research and writing was performed out of the Juan March Institute in Madrid (Spain). Previous appointments include working for Vincent Wright at Nuffield College (Oxford) before joining Trinity in 1999.
  Canadian politics   Comparitive political economy   Economic policy making   EU Politics   Globalisation   Government Regulations   Political parties   Privatisation and deregulation in western Europe   Public Policy   Spanish politics
 Life After Privatization
 International Trends in Regulating Lobbying
 Public Policies and Multi-Level Regulatory Structures in a Global Economy
 Regulating Lobbying Activity in the EU, USA, Canada and Germany
 International Regulation of Newly Privatised Firms

Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
French Fluent Medium Basic
Spanish Fluent Fluent Fluent
Michele Crepaz and Raj Chari, Assessing the validity and reliability of measurements when evaluating public policy, Journal of Public Policy, 2017, p1 - 30, Notes: [], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL  URL
Raj Chari, Ireland - End of Term Report, Independent Reporting Mechanism, Open Government Partnership, Washington, Open Government Partnership, 2017, p1 - 49, Notes: [Evaluates the government of Ireland's commitment to open government and transparency policies], Report, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Evolution of Aid in the EU: Classifying Different Types of Countries and the Financial and Economic Crisis in, editor(s)H. Hofmann and C. Micheau , State Aid Law of the EU, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2016, pp12 - 17, [R. Chari], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Raj Chari, Ireland - Mid-Term Progress Report, 2014-15, Independent Research Mechanism, Open Government Partnership, Washington DC, Open Government Partnership, 2016, p1 - 92, Notes: [Important regulatory policies such as the government's commitment to whistleblowing laws, lobbying regulation, ethics reform and freedom of information are evaluated], Report, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Raj Chari, Life After Privatization, 1st, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2015, 1 - 289pp, Notes: [URL:], Book, PUBLISHED  URL
Privatized Firms and their Management Structures: Links with the State in, editor(s)L. Brennan , Enacting Globalization: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, pp183 - 193, [R. Chari and S. Dahlmann], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  URL
M. Crepaz and R. Chari, The EU's Initiatives to Regulate Lobbyists: Good or Bad Administration?, Cuadernos Europeos de Deusto, 51, (1), 2014, p71 - 97, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Raj Chari, Hard Questions for Democracy, 1st, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, Routledge, 2013, 1 - 194pp, Book, PUBLISHED  URL
Raj Chari, The Parliamentary Election in Spain, November 2011, Electoral Studies, 32, (2), 2013, p377 - 380, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Irish Political Studies, Special Issue: Hard Questions for Democracy - Ireland and Beyond, 26, 4, (2011), 425 - 606p, Raj Chari, [ed.], Journal, PUBLISHED

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Raj Chari and Daniel Hillebrand O'Donovan, Lobbying the European Commission: Open or secret?, 2011, Working Paper, PUBLISHED
Spain, S. Pendergast and T. Pendergast, Worldmark Encyclopedia of National Economies, 1st, 1-4, Michigan, Gale Group, 2002, pp431 - 446, [Raj S. Chari and Suvi Iltanen], Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, PUBLISHED


Award Date
Faculty Visiting Research Fellowship (VRF), The Policy Institute 2002-2003
Public Policy Analysis; Economic Policy-Making; Social Policy-Making; Deregulation; Privatisation; Party Politics in Spain and Italy.