Bo Rothstein

Professor of Government and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford

Bo Rothstein is Professor of Government and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government and Professorial Fellow of Nuffield College at University of Oxford. Before joining Oxford in 2016 he held the August Röhss Chair in Political Science at University of Gothenburg in Sweden where he was co-founder and head of the Quality of Government (QoG) Institute 2004-2015. His book Making Sense of Corruption will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2016. His recent books English are The Quality of Government: Corruption, Inequality and Social Trust in International Perspective (University of Chicago Press 2011 and the co-edited volume Good Government: The Relevance of Political Science (Edward Elgar 2012). Since 2012 he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. In 2003, he was awarded a Leading Scholars grant by the Swedish Science Council and in 2013 he received an Advanced Research Grant from the European Research Council.