Stoycho Stoychev

Dr. Stoycho Stoychev
MAXCAP Partner / Assistant Professor - Sofia University
Sofia University (SU-BG)
125 Tsarigradsko shosе blv., bl. 4, room 317
+3592 9711002-250
+3592 9711002
Short CV:

Stoycho Stoychev is assistant professor at the Political Science Department of Sofia University, where he teaches courses in political risk analysis, quantitative political analysis and statistics, comparative political economy and international political economy. His current research is focused on improved methods for measuring political risk connected with organized crime and high-profile political corruption, and policy making capacity of major political institutions. In recent years he has participated in various research projects assessing institutional policymaking capacity and development at the national and international level.

Relevant publications:

(2014) The Cooperation and Verification Mechanism: Shared Political Irresponsibility, Sofia: St. Kliment Ohridski University Press. Co-author with Georgi Dimitrov, Kaloyan Haralampiev and Linka Toneva-Metodieva.

(2013) 'Political Risk in Europe: A Quantitative Index Based on Measures of Corruption, Market Distortion, and the Shadow Economy', Journal of Political Risk 1(5).

(2012) ‘The National Assembly as a policy maker in the fight against organized crime and corruption’, Public Policies 3(2): 97-108.

(2010) ‘Europeanization and Destabilization of the Bulgarian Party System: Effects on the Professionalization of the Representative Elite', in Challenges to Bulgaria after EU Accession, Sofia: Sofia University Press, pp. 219-239.

(2010) Organized Crime and the Balkan Political Context (ed.), Sofia: RiskMonitor.

(2008) ‘Europeanization of the Bulgarian party system: dynamics and effects’, CEU Political Science Journal 3(1): 2-24.