Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma

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Location
Encina Hall West, room 400
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Biography

Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma is an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology. Previously, he was a Post-Doctoral Associate in the Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale University. He holds a Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University where he was part of the Research Program in Political Economy and received the Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship.


His research analyzes collective decision-making in committees and elections using different quantitative methods, such as structural estimation, causal inference, and text analysis. He studies the effects of sequential decision-making at the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and the U.S. Supreme Court. His research also focuses on electoral competition and voting behavior in the U.S., Mexico and the Philippines.