Sergio Montero (University of Rochester)



Phone: +1 585 275 9535

Department of Political Science
Harkness Hall 320
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627

Sergio Montero

Assistant Professor of Political Science and (by courtesy) Economics
University of Rochester




BLP-2LASSO for Aggregate Discrete Choice Models with Rich Covariates (with Ben Gillen, Roger Moon, and Matt Shum), Econometrics Journal 22(3): 262-281 (2019)

Working Papers

Representation Failure (with Matias Iaryczower and Galileu Kim)

Do Major-Power Interventions Encourage the Onset of Civil Conflict? A Structural Analysis (with Mike Gibilisco)

Sleeping with the Enemy: Effective Representation under Dynamic Electoral Competition (with Anderson Frey and Gabriel López-Moctezuma)

Learning about Growth and Democracy (with Scott Abramson), revision requested at American Political Science Review

Going It Alone? An Empirical Study of Coalition Formation in Elections

A Theory of Experimenters: Robustness, Randomization, and Balance (with Abhijit Banerjee, Sylvain Chassang, and Erik Snowberg), conditionally accepted at American Economic Review

Work in Progress

The Effect of Newspapers on Political Knowledge (with Scott Abramson)

Chasing Eyeballs: The Role of Consumer Advertising in Shaping Political Polarization (with Gabriel López-Moctezuma and Matt Shum)

Heterogeneous Voter Responses to Campaign Advertising (with Gabriel López-Moctezuma)

The Co-Evolution of States and Markets (with Scott Abramson and Emily VanMeter)

Building Weak Parties with Ambitious Politicians (with Anderson Frey and Gabriel López-Moctezuma)

Failing to Learn in the Laboratories of Democracy (with Scott Abramson and Mary Kroeger)

Campaign Issues and Media Coverage (with Matias Iaryczower and Gabriel López-Moctezuma)