Alejandro López-Peceño

Welcome! I am a PhD Candidate in the Department of Politics at New York University. Before enrolling at NYU, I earned an MA in Social Sciences from the Carlos III-Juan March Institute and a BA in Economics from Carlos III University of Madrid. My work uses tools from causal inference to study a range of issues in political economy, with a focus on understanding the factors that explain the rise of mass politics (such as education and voting rights) and their implications for democracy. I am also interested in the determinants of political mobilization in conflict, including the role of the media.

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