André Broome is Associate Professor of International Political Economy at the University of Warwick.

After obtaining his PhD at the Australian National University Dr Broome taught at the University of Birmingham before joining the University of Warwick in 2013.

He has previously served as Section Chair and Program Chair of the International Political Economy section of the International Studies Association (ISA) and as a member of the ISA Governing Council, and currently serves as a member of the ISA Research Workshop Grants Committee. In 2016 he received the British International Studies Association (BISA) Best Article Prize for Review of International Studies, awarded for ‘Governing the World at a Distance: The Practice of Global Benchmarking’ (with Joel Quirk). He is the co-convenor (with Manuela Moschella) of the International Monetary Fund Research Network.

New journal publication

André Broome, Alexandra Homolar, and Matthias Kranke. 2018. Bad Science: International Organizations and the Indirect Power of Global Benchmarking. European Journal of International Relations 24(3): 514-39.

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2008. PhD in Political Science and International Relations, Australian National University.

2004. MA (Distinction) in International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington.

2003. BA Honours (First Class) in International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington.

2002. BA in Political Science, Victoria University of Wellington.


2013–present. Associate Professor of International Political Economy, University of Warwick.

2015–2018. Director of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation (CSGR), University of Warwick.

2011–2013. Principal Research Fellow, GR:EEN, University of Warwick.

2011–2012. Senior Lecturer in International Political Economy, University of Birmingham.

2007–2011. Lecturer in International Political Economy, University of Birmingham.

Research interests
  • International political economy
  • Gobal economic governance
  • International organizations
  • Cognitive authority
  • Global benchmarking
  • The politics of numbers

Research awards


MA: Global Economic Governance | MA: International Political Economy

PhD supervision

Dr Broome is interested in supervising doctoral researchers working on topics related to global benchmarking, the politics of numbers, and the construction of expertise and cognitive authority by international organisations, states, market actors, or civil society organisations.

For further information about research themes in this area please see the website for the Global Benchmarking Project

Completed PhD research topics
Current PhD research topics
  • Accountability at the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
  • Financial stability and central bank power
  • Foreign direct investment and civil war
  • Historical representation and the social construction of economic crises
  • International Monetary Fund and World Bank collaboration
  • Media representations of terrorism
  • The contentious politics of disruptive innovation
  • The internationalization of the Renmimbi
  • The political economy of foreign aid flows
  • Uneven development and commodity booms in South America
  • Vietnam as a developmental state
  • The dynamics of leadership in the Eurozone crisis
  • Networks, ideas, and dynamics in European Financial Governance