Gavoille Nicolas

Position: Assistant Professor. BSc courses: Mathematics; Econometrics; Managerial Economics
Unit: Economics Faculty

Contact information:

Room 414

Short professional bio:

Nicolas Gavoille is an Assistant Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga since September 2015. His main research interests are in the field of political economy and public economics. He published articles in academic reviews such as the European Economic Review, the International Review of Law and Economics and the Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Rennes 1, France, and is a member of the European Public Choice Society, of the French Economic Association and of the Condorcet Center for Political Economy.


PhD, University of Rennes 1

Research interests:

Political economy

Public economics

Selected publications:

Gavoille, N. and Verschelde, M. (2016), “Electoral competition and political selection: An analysis of the activity of French deputies, 1959-2012”, European Economic Review, forthcoming

Padovano, F. and Gavoille, N. (2016), “Legislative cycles in a semipresidential system”, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, forthcoming

Fiorino, N., Gavoille, N. and Padovano, F. (2015), “Rewarding judicial independence: Evidence from the Italian Constitional Court”, International Review of Law and Economics 43, pp. 56–66

Membership in professional organisations

French Economic Association

European Public Choice society

Condorcet Center for Political Economy

Forum for Research on Eastern Europe and Emerging Economies (FREE) network

Grants and awards

Doctoral scholarship from the Ministry of Research, France (2011-2014)

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