prof.dr. (Wil) W Hout

prof.dr. (Wil) W Hout
Professor of Governance and International Political Economy International Institute of Social Studies
Location
Kortenaerkade 12, 's - Gravenhage
Room
3.23
Telephone
+31-70-4260523
Email
hout@iss.nl
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Wil Hout is professor of Governance and International Political Economy at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research interests relate to international political economy, regionalism, development policies and issues of governance and development. He has further done research on the state oil company of Suriname and on the implementation of good governance programmes in Uganda.

Wil Hout is the author of Capitalism and the Third World (Edward Elgar, 1993), The Politics of Aid Selectivity (Routledge, 2007) and (co-)editor of six volumes and special issues, most recently of EU Strategies on Governance Reform: Between Development and State-building (…

Wil Hout is professor of Governance and International Political Economy at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research interests relate to international political economy, regionalism, development policies and issues of governance and development. He has further done research on the state oil company of Suriname and on the implementation of good governance programmes in Uganda.

Wil Hout is the author of Capitalism and the Third World (Edward Elgar, 1993), The Politics of Aid Selectivity (Routledge, 2007) and (co-)editor of six volumes and special issues, most recently of EU Strategies on Governance Reform: Between Development and State-building (Routledge, 2012). Together with Caroline Hughes, Jane Hutchison and Richard Robison, he published a monograph on the political economy of development assistance, entitled Political Economy and Aid Industry in Asia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). He is currently finishing a monograph, together with M.A. Mohamed Salih, on the political economy of regionalism in Africa, to be published by Edward Elgar in 2019.

He has published articles in, among others, the European Journal of International Relations, Development and Change, the Journal of Development Studies, Third World Quarterly, Critical Asian Studies, Development Policy Review, the Revue Internationale de Politique Comparée, the Journal of African Economies and Acta Politica. Recent journal articles and chapters include: ‘The Rise of Oligarchy in Ethiopia: The Case of Wealth Creation since 1991’, Review of African Political Economy 47(157), 2018: 501-510 (with T.N. Gebregziabher);  ‘The Permanent Crisis of Development Aid’, in B. Jessop and K. Knio (eds) The Pedagogy of Economic Crises: Crisis Dynamics, Construals, and Lessons, Abingdon: Routledge, 2018; ‘Gender and Policing Norms:  Evidence from Survey Experiments among Police Officers in Uganda’, Journal of African Economies 26(4), 2017: 492-525 (with N. Wagner, M. Rieger and A. Bedi); and ‘Classical Approaches to Development: Modernisation and Dependency’, in J.B. Grugel and D. Hammett (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of International Development, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, pp. 21-39.

Before joining ISS, Wil Hout held positions as (senior) lecturer and associate professor at the departments of political science of Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Universities of Leiden and Nijmegen, and was a visiting fellow at Murdoch University (Australia), the University of Sheffield (UK), Johns Hopkins University (USA), the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (Singapore) and Central University of Iowa (USA). In 2009, he was a Distinguished Research Fellow of the Innovative Universities European Union Centre (Australia). From 2013 until 2017, he served as one of the two editors of the European Political Science Review, the flagship journal of the European Consortium for Political Research, published by Cambridge University Press.

  • 1104 Politics, Power and Development

    Title
    1104 Politics, Power and Development
    Year
    2018

    3305 Techniques for Case-study Research

    Title
    3305 Techniques for Case-study Research
    Year
    2018

    4307 Politics of Global Development

    Title
    4307 Politics of Global Development
    Year
    2018

    Globalization and Global Governance

    Title
    Globalization and Global Governance
    Year
    2018

    General Information

    Title
    General Information
    Year
    2018
  • Internationale Spectator

    Additional Information
    The Internationale Spectator is the leading journal in the Dutch language on foreign affairs. See http://www.internationalespectator.nl/
    Role
    Member Board of Editors
    Start date approval
    Jan/1995

    European Political Science Review

    Role
    Member International Advisory Editorial Board
    Start date approval
    Jan/2018

    European Political Science Review

    Additional Information
    The EPSR is one of the flagship journals of the European Consortium for Political Research. See http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=EPR
    Role
    Co-Editor
    Start date approval
    Apr/2013
    End date approval
    Dec/2016
  • Professor of Governance and International Political Economy

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    International Institute of Social Studies
    Country
    The Netherlands
    Telephone
    +31-70-4260523
  • International Accreditation Council for Global Development Studies and Research (IAC)

    Additional Information
    The IAC is an autonomous agency of the European Association for Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI): http://www.eadi.org/accreditation.
    Role
    Member
    Start date approval
    Apr/2011
    End date approval
    Dec/2017

    Netherlands Research School for Resource Studies for Development

    Additional Information
    http://ceres.fss.uu.nl/component/option,com_frontpage/Itemid, 1/
    Role
    Senior Researcher
    Start date approval
    Apr/1999

    EU Framework 6 Network of Excellence on ‘Global Governance, Regionalisation and Regulation: The Role of the EU’ (GARNET)

    Additional Information
    http://www.garnet-eu.org/
    Role
    Coordinator of the Research Group on Global Governance and North-South Relations
    Start date approval
    Jan/2007
    End date approval
    Jun/2010

    Open Area Studies Journal

    Additional Information
    http://www.benthamscience.com/open/toarsj/index.htm
    Role
    Member, Editorial Board
    Start date approval
    Apr/2008
    End date approval
    Dec/2013

    Palgrave Macmillan Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy

    Additional Information
    http://www.palgrave.com/products/series.aspx?s=PEPP
    Role
    Member, International Advisory Board
    Start date approval
    Jun/2012

    International Studies Association

    Additional Information
    http://www.indiana.edu/~ipe/ipesection/
    Role
    Member, IPE Distinguished Senior Scholar Awards Committee, 2013
    Start date approval
    May/2012
    End date approval
    Apr/2013

    Rotterdam Global Health Initiative

    Additional Information
    http://www.bmg.eur.nl/english/globalhealth/
    Role
    Member, Programme Committee
    Start date approval
    Aug/2011
    End date approval
    Mar/2014

    Erasmus Graduate School for Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences

    Additional Information
    https://www.egsh.eur.nl/
    Role
    Member, Programme Council
    Start date approval
    Sep/2011
    End date approval
    Mar/2018

    European Political Science Review

    Role
    Co-editor
    Start date approval
    Apr/2013
    End date approval
    Dec/2016

    Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University

    Role
    Associate
    Start date approval
    Feb/2016

Address

Visiting address

Kortenaerkade 12 2518 AX 's - Gravenhage

Postal address

Postbus 29776 2502 LT 's-Gravenhage