I am a PhD candidate in the School of Politics and Economics, Department of Political Economy at Kings College London. I was awarded the London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership studentship by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Previously, I worked in the Mexican public sector, and in the Centre for Research and Economic Teaching (CIDE) as a research assistant. I hold an MSc in Comparative Politics from the University of Essex, and a BA in Political Science from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM).
- State development
- Public management
- Judicial politics
- Latin America
- Subnational politics
My research focuses on the association between the public sector’s corruption and the state development in Mexico. Particularly, I analyse how the misuse of family ties and kinship among public servants affect the institutional performance. Methodologically, I am interested in developing quantitative research methods, comparative politics, causal inference models, and machine learning algorithms.
Dr Gabriel Leon and Dr Ruben Ruiz-Rufino