María Victoria Murillo

María Victoria Murillo is professor of political science and international affairs and director of the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University, which has gathered electronic resources to assess the consequences of Covid-19 in the region. Murillo has recently published Non-Policy Politics: Richer Voter, Poorer Voter and the Diversification of Parties Electoral Strategies with Ernesto Calvo and Understanding Institutional Weakness: Power and Design in Latin American Institutions with Daniel Brinks and Steven Levitsky, with whom she co-edited The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America—all with Cambridge University Press in 2019. She works on political economy, electoral behavior, public policy, and institutional weakness in Latin America.

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