Dr. William Bartlett


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Will Bartlett is Visiting Senior Fellow in the Political Economy of South East Europe at the LSEE Research Unit of the European Institute, and Visiting Research Fellow at the International Inequalities Institute, both at the LSE. He is Coordinator of the LSEE Research Network on Social Cohesion in South East Europe. He has worked as a Lecturer, Reader, and Professor at the Universities of Southampton, Bath and Bristol, and a Research Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. His research has focused on the socio-economic development of the successor states of former Yugoslavia through the perspective of political economy. He is the author of Europe’s Troubled Region: Economic Development, Institutional Reform and Social Welfare in the Western Balkans, Routledge, 2008. He has co-edited a dozen books and authored or co-authored over 150 articles in refereed journals and book chapters. He has acted as a consultant for the European Commission, European Training Foundation, the Regional Cooperation Council, UNDP, UNICEF and various bilateral donor organisations in the region.