I am a Lecturer (above the bar) at Dublin City University Business School. I am also a Docent (adjunct professor) at Hanken School of Economics. My main research interests are in Development and Political Economy with a particular focus on corruption and governance. My IDEAS page can be found here. My CV can be viewed here.
I am interested in supervising and working with graduate students in my specific
research areas and in the fields of Development, Political Economy, and
Public Economics more generally. DCUBS has a a PhD Scholarship available at the moment. See here for details.
Breen, Michael, Robert Gillanders, Gemma McNulty, and Akisato Suzuki (Forthcoming), "Gender and Corruption in Business", Journal of Development Studies, available online October 5th 2016 (Working Paper)
Gillanders, Robert (2016), "Corruption and Anxiety in Sub-Saharan Africa", Economics of Governance, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp 47-69 (Differently Titled Working Paper)
Breen, Michael and Robert Gillanders (2015), "Political Trust, Corruption and Ratings of the IMF and the World Bank", International Interactions, Volume 41, Issue 2, Pages 337-364 (Working Paper)
Corcoran, Adrian and Robert Gillanders (2015), "Foreign Direct Investment and The Ease of Doing Business", Review of World Economics, Volume 151, Issue 1, Pages 103-126 (Working Paper)
Gillanders, Robert and Karl Whelan (2014), "Open For Business? Institutions, Business Environment and Economic Development", Kyklos, Volume 67, Issue 4, Pages 535–558 (Working Paper)
Gillanders, Robert (2014), "Corruption and Infrastructure at the Country and Regional Level", Journal of Development Studies, Volume 50, Number 6, Pages 803-819 (Working Paper)
Breen, Michael and Robert Gillanders (2012), "Corruption, Institutions and Regulation", Economics of Governance, Volume 13, Number 3, Pages 263-285 (Working Paper)
Boly, Amadou and Robert Gillanders, and Topi Miettinen, "Deterrence, Peer-Effect and Legitimacy in Anti-Corruption Policy-making: An Experimental Analysis", WIDER Working Paper
Boly, Amadou and Robert Gillanders, "Anti-Corruption Policy Making, Discretionary Power and Institutional Quality: An Experimental Analysis", WIDER Working Paper 2016/88
Revise and Resubmit
Gillanders, Robert and Sinikka Parviainen, "Corruption and the Shadow Economy at the Regional Level", HECER Discussion Paper No. 392
Gillanders, Robert and Sinikka Parviainen, "Experts’ Perceptions versus Firms’ Experiences of Corruption and Foreign Direct Investment", HECER Discussion Paper No. 384