Alberto Simpser

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<p>Es profesor e investigador en el Departamento de Ciencia Pol&iacute;tica en el ITAM, con afiliaci&oacute;n al Centro de Investigaci&oacute;n Econ&oacute;mica (CIE) y al Centro de Energ&iacute;a y Recursos Naturales (CIERN). Antes de unirse al ITAM en 2014, fue profesor en el Departamento de Ciencia Pol&iacute;tica en la Universidad de Chicago. Ha sido Fellow en el Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance en la Universidad de Princeton, y National Fellow en el Hoover Institution en la Universidad de Stanford. Actualmente es miembro del Sistema Nacional de Investigadores con Nivel II. Es Doctor en Ciencia Pol&iacute;tica y Maestro en Econom&iacute;a por la Universidad de Stanford, y Licenciado en Ingenier&iacute;a Ambiental por la Universidad de Harvard. Antes de incursionar en el mundo acad&eacute;mico trabaj&oacute; temas de energ&iacute;a en la consultora McKinsey &amp; Co.</p>

<p>Su investigaci&oacute;n estudia problemas pol&iacute;tico-econ&oacute;micos de pa&iacute;ses en v&iacute;as de desarrollo, incluyendo la corrupci&oacute;n, la manipulaci&oacute;n electoral, las fallas de gobernanza y de rendici&oacute;n de cuentas, y la relaci&oacute;n entre instituciones, cultura, y comportamiento. Su trabajo utiliza m&eacute;todos estad&iacute;sticos, experimentales, formales, y cualitativos. Su investigaci&oacute;n ha aparecido en revistas acad&eacute;micas de primer nivel incluyendo <em>American Journal of Political Science</em>, <em>Journal of Politics</em>, <em>Latin American Research Review</em>, <em>Public Opinion Quarterly, </em>y <em>Annual Review of Political Science</em> entre otras. Su primer libro, <em>Why Governments and Parties Manipulate Elections,</em> fue publicado por Cambridge University Press en la serie Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions. Su segundo libro, <em>Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes</em>, coeditado con el Prof. Tom Ginsburg, fue publicado en la serie Comparative Constitutional Law and Policy, tambi&eacute;n con Cambridge University Press. Su art&iacute;culo &ldquo;Intergenerational Persistence of Attitudes toward Corruption&rdquo; recibi&oacute; el premio <em>SAGE Best Paper Award</em> al mejor art&iacute;culo en el campo de pol&iacute;tica comparada presentado en la conferencia anual del American Political Science Association. Es co-Investigador Principal en el proyecto &ldquo;Donating Time for Democracy&rdquo;, fondeado por el JPAL Governance Initiative. Su investigaci&oacute;n ha sido cubierta en medios nacionales incluyendo Reforma y Exc&eacute;lsior, as&iacute; como en medios internacionales incluyendo el Washington Post, Vox, Esquire (Rusia), y El Tiempo (Colombia).</p>

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<p>Dr. Simpser is professor of political science at ITAM in Mexico City, and faculty affiliate at ITAM&rsquo;s Center for Economic Research (CIE) and Center for Energy and Natural Resources (CIERN). Prior to joining ITAM in 2014, he was faculty at the University of Chicago&rsquo;s department of political science. He has been a residential Fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University, and National Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is a Level II National Researcher in Mexico&rsquo;s Sistema Nacional de Investigadores. He holds a PhD degree in political science and an MA degree in economics from Stanford University, as well as a B.Sc. degree in environmental engineering sciences from Harvard College. Before entering academia he was employed at the strategy consultancy McKinsey &amp; Co., where he worked on energy projects.</p>

<p>His research examines major problems in the political economy of development, including corruption, electoral manipulation, failures of governance and accountability, and the relationship between institutions, culture, and behavior. His work utilizes statistical, experimental, formal, and qualitative methods. His research has been published in academic outlets including American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Latin American Research Review, Public Opinion Quarterly, and Annual Review of Political Science. His first book, <em>Why Governments and Parties Manipulate Elections</em>, came out in Cambridge University Press&rsquo; Series on the Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions. His second book, coedited with Prof. Tom Ginsburg, is titled <em>Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes</em> and was published in Cambridge University Press&rsquo; Series on Comparative Constitutional Law and Policy. He received the SAGE Best Paper Award for the article &ldquo;Intergenerational Persistence of Attitudes toward Corruption.&rdquo; He is co-Principal Investigator on &ldquo;Donating Time for Democracy,&rdquo; funded by a JPAL Governance Initiative grant. His research has been covered by media in Mexico and abroad, including Reforma, Excelsior, the Washington Post, Vox, Esquire (Russia), and El Tiempo (Colombia).</p>