Nicolás Idrobo

PhD Student | Political Science

Nicolás is a 2nd year PhD student in the Political Science department where he focuses on the political economy of development and comparative politics, with a geographic focus on Latin America.

Some of his current projects involve studying the claims of fraud in the 2019 Bolivian presidential election, the association between property rights and violence in Mexico, and the prevalence of p-hacking in academic articles over the past four decades.

He is also working on the second volume of a two-volume book series about regression discontinuity designs. Previously, he studied the relationship between illegal gold mining and violence in Colombia.