Dr Stephen Barber

Senior Research Fellow

Expertise: public policy, political economy, government and contemporary history.

Contact: s.barber@gpilondon.com

Academia: BA, MA, PhD, MCMI, FHEA, FRHistS

Professional Background:

Stephen Barber is Reader in Public Policy at London South Bank University where he teaches on the MPA programme. A frequent contributor to the press, radio and television, he spent many years working in the City of London’s investment industry prior to becoming an academic. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Selected Publications:

Tragedy of Riches, 2011.

Greed (ed with Alex Brassey), 2010.

The Geo-Politics of the City (ed), 2007.

Political Strategy: Modern Politics in Contemporary Britain, 2005.

The City in Europe and the World (ed), 2005.

Journal Publications

‘Stretched but not Snapped: Constitutional Lessons from the 2010 Coalition Government in Britain’, Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, Vol 52, No 4, 2014.

‘Addressing the Pedagogic Challenges of Enterprise in Delivering Public Administration Education’, Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, December 2014

‘Vietnam, Policy Inaction and the Wilson Government’, British Politics Review, Vol 10, No 3, Sept 2014

‘Referendums and the British Experience’, British Politics Review, Vol 9, No 2, May 2014

Principles or Practicalities? Salvaging House of Lords Reform’, Renewal: a Journal of Social Democracy, Vol 22, No 1/2, 2014

‘Arise Careerless Politician: the rise of the professional leader’, Politics, Vol 34 No 1, 2014.

‘The Coalition and Constitutional Reform Revisited’, Amicus Curiae: Journal of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies, Issue 95, Autumn, 2013.

‘Kicked in Touch: Football as a Proxy for Authenticity’, British Politics Review, Vol 8, No 2, May 2013.

‘A Social Dimension for Transatlantic Economic Relations’, (with Faioli, M. Compa, L. Meyer, H. Givan, R and Mehrens, K.) Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations, Number 77, 2011.

‘Transatlantic Economic Relations as a Bridge’, (with Meyer, H), Economia e Lavoro Journal, March 2011.

‘Making Transatlantic Economic Relations Work’, (with Meyer, H), Global Policy Journal, Vol 2 Issue 1, Jan 2011.

‘Global Financial Markets and the Limits of Political Decision Making’, Contemporary European Studies Journal, June 2007.

‘The Flawed Strategy of the SDP’, Journal of Liberal History, Winter 2004.