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Irene Menéndez González


Irene Menéndez González


Political Science

Irene Menéndez González joined the School of Global and Public Affairs as an Assistant Professor in International Political Economy in January 2020. She obtained her Ph.D. at the University of Oxford (Nuffield College) in 2015, and held previous positions at the University of Zurich, the Institute for Advanced Studies in Toulouse and the University of Mannheim. Her research interests include international and comparative political economy, the political consequences of globalization, the political economy of labor markets and redistribution and the effects of electoral institutions on political representation.

Latest Publications

• Menéndez, I. (2021). “Insiders, Outsiders, Skills, and Preferences for Social Protection: Evidence From a Survey Experiment in Argentina”. Comparative Political Studies, first published online on June 22, 2021

• Berens, S., Menéndez, I. (2020). “Is Informal Work Eroding Compliance?”. In Mansfield, E., Rudra, N. (Eds.). Political Economy of Informality in BRIC countries (Volume 3). World Scientific Publishing

• Becher, M., Menéndez, I. (2019). “Electoral Reform and Trade-Offs in Representation”. American Political Science Review, Vol. 113(3): 694-709

• Menéndez, I., Picot, G. (2017). “Political parties and non-standard employment: an analysis of France, Germany, Italy and Spain”. Socio-Economic Review. Vol. 17 (4): 899-919.

• Menéndez, I. (2016). “Globalization and welfare spending: how economic geography and electoral institutions condition compensation”. International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 60(4): 665-676.