Evelyne Hübscher is Associate Professor at the Department of Public Policy. She teaches courses related to public policy, policy analysis, party politics, and social policy-making. Evelyne holds a PhD in Political Science from the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence and a Lic Phil from the University of Zurich. Before joining CEU in 2010 she was a pre-doc at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) in Vienna.
Evelyne spends the current academic year (AY 2021/22) as a Jean Monnet fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (European University Institute) in Florence.
Her research is at the intersection of comparative political economy and party politics. Current research projects are concerned with the economic, political and strategic determinants of unpopular reforms in particular austerity and the political costs of austerity for parties in and out of government. A second pillar of her research focuses on intra-coalition policy-making dynamics and the attribution of responsibility within coalition governments.
Her work has appeared in the British Journal of Political Science, the European Journal of Political Research, the Journal of Public Policy, and the Journal of Legislative Studies among others. Her book on `The Clientelistic Turn in Welfare State Policy-Making' has been published with the ECPR Press.