Welcome to the joint site of Dr David Hope and Dr Julian Limberg of King's College London Department of Political Economy, which showcases our research on taxing the rich 

A bit about us

Dr David Hope

I am Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Political Economy in the King's College London Department of Political Economy and a Visiting Senior Fellow at the International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics (LSE)

My research fields are comparative political economy, political behaviour, and macroeconomics. 

My current areas of interest include: taxing the rich; inequality and redistribution; varieties of capitalism and growth models; the knowledge economy; and the politics of macroeconomic policies.

Find out more about my research on my personal website.

Dr Julian Limberg

I am Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Public Policy in the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London

My work lies at the intersection of comparative public policy and political economy.

 My current research topics include: the politics of taxation; fiscal capacity building over the long run of history; and the effect of state capacity on environmental policy making.

For more information about me and my work, please visit my KCL website.