Department of Political Science
Economics and politics of fiscal policy, agenda-setting, theory of public goods, defense policy and methods
Martial Foucault is full professor of political science at Sciences Po Paris and associate researcher within the Centre d’Etudes Européennes (CEE) and the Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire d’Evaluation des Politiques Publiques (LIEPP). He received in 2004 his PhD degree in economics at the University of Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne. He has been research fellow in 2005/06 at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies within the European University Institute (Italy). His research agenda covers economics and politics of fiscal policy, agenda-setting, theory of public goods, defense policy and methods. He has recently published in American Journal of Political Science, Public Choice, Political Studies, West European Politics, Social Science Quarterly, Journal of European Public Policy, French Politics, Revue Economique. In 2009, he has received the IIPF (International Institute of Public Finance) Young Economist Award for a research granted by the NBER on fiscal decentralization in Benin.