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Umberto MignozzettiVisiting Assistant Professor

Biography

Umberto comes to QTM via New York University. His research investigates how institutions and representation affect collective action problems in democratic societies. He uses formal models and experimental analysis to study issues in Comparative Political Economy, Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics, and Representation.

Education

  • Ph.D., Political Science, New York University, New York, NY, 2020
  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 2014
  • M.A., Political Science, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 2009
  • B.A., Political Science, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 2006

Research

Freire, D., Mignozzetti, U., & Skarbek, D. (2020). Institutional Design and Elite Support for Climate Policies: Evidence from Latin American Countries. Forthcoming, Journal of Experimental Political Science.

Freire, D., Galdino, M., & Mignozzetti, U.(2020). Bottom-Up Accountability and Public Service Provision: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Brazil. Research and Politics7(2). 

Beck, N. L., Katz, J. N., & Mignozzetti, U.(2014). Of Nickell bias and its cures: Comment on Gaibulloev, Sandler, and Sul. Political Analysis, 22(2), 274-278. 

Teaching

  • QTM 150: Introduction to Statistical Computing I
  • QTM 151: Introduction to Statistical Computing II
  • QTM 385: Elements of Data Science - Python