Barton E. Lee

I am a Junior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford (Magdalen College).

In September 2022, I will join ETH Zurich (D-MTEC) as an Assistant Professor (tenure track) and Chair of Political Economy and eDemocracy.

I'm hiring: I will be hiring multiple positions for my chair at ETH Zurich (postdoc, PhDs, and RAs). If you are interested in joining my team and working on topics within political economics/political science (theory and/or empirics), please send me an email.

In 2021, I obtained my PhD in Economics from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia. For the 2018-19 academic year, I was a visiting student/fellow at Harvard University. I am an affiliated researcher at the UNSW Resilient Democracy Lab.

Research areas: Political Economics, Applied Theory, EconCS


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Twitter: @bartonelee2