Kenneth Scheve

Kenneth Scheve is a Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute where he also serves as the Director of the Europe Center. Professor Scheve was also the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and a National Science Foundation graduate fellowship. He earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame and his Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University.

His research interests are in the fields of international and comparative political economy and comparative political behavior with particular interest in the behavioral foundations of the politics of economic policymaking.

Representative Publications

Ballard-Rosa, Cameron, Lucy Martin, and Kenneth Scheve. The Structure of American Income Tax Policy Preferences. Stanford University Working Paper, 2015.

Lü, Xiaobo, Kenneth Scheve, and Matthew J. Slaughter. “Inequity Aversion and the International Distribution of Trade Protection.” American Journal of Political Science 56.3 (2012): 638-654.

Scheve, Kenneth, and David Stasavage. “The Conscription of Wealth: Mass Warfare and the Demand for Progressive Taxation.” International Organization 64.04 (2010): 529-561.

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