Adrián Lucardi is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He got his B.A. in Political Science at the University of San Andrés (Buenos Aires, Argentina), where he developed a long term interest in political institutions, federalism, and subnational politics, and his PhD in Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis. He studies competitive authoritarian regimes, political careers and the consequences of electoral systems. From time to time you can also see him rambling about more fundamental issues, notably Argentine politics, soccer, and literary criticism. Check out his personal website.
Selected Scholarly Articles
- The Effect of the Electoral Calendar on Politicians’ Selection into Legislative Cohorts and Legislative Behavior in Argentina, 1983–2007
- Is the Incumbent Curse the Incumbent’s Fault? Strategic Behavior and Negative Incumbency Effects in Young Democracies
- Building Support from Below? Subnational Elections, Diffusion Effects, and the Growth of the Opposition in Mexico, 1984-2000
- With a Little Help from the Opposition? The Removal of Executive Term Limits in the Argentine Provinces, 1983-2017
- Jumping Ship or Jumping on the Bandwagon: When Do Local Politicians Support National Candidates?
- The Effect of District Magnitude on Electoral Outcomes. Evidence from Two Natural Experiments in Argentina
- Strength in Expectation. Elections, Economic Performance and Authoritarian Breakdown