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Gustavo Robles Peiro

Gustavo Robles Peiro

Ph.D. Candidate
M.A. in Economics, Stanford University

About

Gustavo Robles is PhD candidate in Political Science with specialization in Political Methodology and Comparative Politics. His research interests include the economics of crime and violence in Latin America, political economy of development, and legislative studies. 
 
He is a researcher for the Program on Poverty and Governance (PovGov) at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University. He is also a software consultant at the Social Science Data and Software (SSDS) group at Stanford University.
 
He is currently working on his PhD dissertation on the dynamics and consequences of drug-related violence in Mexico. He is also working on different projects aiming to understand and reduce police use of lethal force in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
 
He holds a M.A. in Economics from Stanford and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico (ITAM).
 
 
Teaching Assistantships:
Professor Jonathan Wand, Political Science Department, Stanford University
Spring 2013. Course: 150C/350C Political Methodology III.
 
Professor Douglas Rivers, Political Science Department, Stanford University
Winter 2012. Course: 150B/350B Political Methodology II.
 
Math Camp Instructor, Political Science Department, Stanford University
Summer 2011. Course: Math Camp for first year PhD students in Political Science.
 
Professor Simon Jackman, Political Science Department, Stanford University
Winter 2011. Course Course: 150B/350B Political Methodology II.