Sergio Montero

Sergio Montero

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science

PhD, Caltech, 2016

Office Location
Harkness 313
Web Address
Office Hours
W 1:30-3:30pm


Fields: Sergio Montero’s research straddles political economy, comparative politics, and political methodology

Broadly, he seeks to understand how strategic behavior by political elites shapes the performance and stability of democratic institutions. Methodologically, his work relies on structural estimation, which blends formal theory and empirical analysis. His research has been published in leading political science and economics journals, including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, and American Economic Review. He teaches courses on the political economy of public policy and quantitative research methods.

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