Prof. Dennis Leech

Prof. Dennis Leech

Department of Economics

University of Warwick, UK



1995 Ph.D., Manchester University, UK

1970 M.S., Econometrics, Manchester University, UK

1968 B.S., Econometrics, University of Warwick, UK

Publications (Selected)

  1. Power indices in large voting bodies”, Warwick Economic Research Papers942, 2010.
  2. Testing for spatial heterogeneity in functional MRI using the multivariategeneral linear model”, Warwick Economic Research Papers, 938, 2010 (with Robert Leech).
  3. Computer algorithms for power indices”, In Keith Dowding, ed.,Encyclopedia of Power. London, SAGE Publications, forthcoming 2011.
  4. Shareholder voting power”, In Keith Dowding, ed., Encyclopedia of Power.London, SAGE Publications, forthcoming 2011.
  5. The Double Majority Voting Rule of the EU Reform Treaty as a DemocraticIdeal for an Enlarging Union: an Appraisal Using Voting Power Analysis”(with Haris Aziz) in Cichocki, Marek, and Życzkowski Karol. eds. Institutional Design and Voting Power in the European Union, Ashgate, 2010.
  6. A Behavioral Power Index”, Public Choice, Volume 141, Numbers 1-2 /October, 2009, pp17-29. (with Serguei Kaniovski)
  7. Prioritising patients for renal transplantation? Analysis of patientpreferences for kidney allocation according to ethnicity and gender”,Diversity in Health and Care, Volume 6, Number 3, September 2009 , pp.181-191(11) (with Michael D Clark, Anil K Gumber, Domenico Moro, Ala K.Szczepura, Nicholas West, Robert Higgins)
  8. Combinatorial and computational aspects of multiple weighted votinggames”, (with Haris Aziz and Mike Paterson), Warwick Economic ResearchPapers no. 823.
  9. Efficient Algorithm for Designing Weighted Voting Games”, MultitopicConference, 2007. INMIC 2007. IEEE International , vol., no., pp.1-6, 28-30Dec. 2007 (with H. Aziz, M. Paterson) Jan-11 4
  10. Voting Power and Voting Blocs”, Public Choice, 127, 3-4, May 2006, pp.285-303 (with Robert Leech).
  11. Voting Power in the Bretton Woods Institutions”, in Alberto Paloni andMaurizio Zanardi (eds.), The IMF, World Bank and Policy Reform, Routledge, January 2006 (with Robert Leech), ch. 1, pp 29-48.
  12. Voting Power in the Bretton Woods Institutions”, Homo Oeconomicus,22(4): 1-23 (2005) (with Robert Leech).
  13. Duverger’s Law, Penrose’s Power Index and the Unity of the UnitedKingdom”, Political Studies, vol. 53(3), pp. 457-476, October 2005(with Iain McLean and Alistair McMillan).
  14. Power versus Weight in IMF Governance: the Possible BeneficialImplications of a United European Bloc Vote”, chapter 11, pp 251-281, inAriel Buira (ed.), Reforming the Governance of the IMF and the World Bank,Anthem Press, September 2005 (with Robert Leech).
  15. Voting Power Implications of a Unified European Representation at theIMF”, Warwick Economic Research Papers, Number 720(with Robert Leech).
  16. The Utility of the Voting Power Approach", European Union Politics, 4:4, pp234-242, December, 2003.
  17. Computing Power Indices for Large Voting Games", Management Science,vol. 49, Issue 6, 831-838, June 2003.
  18. Corporate Governance and Game Theoretic Analyses of Shareholder Power: the Case of Spain", Applied Economics, vol.35, number 7, May 2003, 847-58(with Miquel Manjon).
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