ICREA Academia

Ignacio Lago

ICREA Academia 2018

Universitat Pompeu Fabra · Social & Behavioural Sciences

I am Professor of Political Science at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain) and Doctor-Miembro at Juan March Institute (Madrid). I hold a degree in Political Science from the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, a MA in Social Sciences (CEACS, Juan March Institute, Madrid) and a PhD in Political Science from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. I have been visiting professor at Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia), Instituto de Ciencias Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal), Université de Montréal (Canada). Universidad Nacional de San Martín (Buenos Aires, Argentina), University of Sydney (Australia) and CIDE, División de Estudios Políticos (Mexico).


Research interests

My research agenda is focused on (i) the Political Consequences of Electoral Laws (ii) Political Behavior, (iii) Issues in Political Economy, (iv) the Nationalization of Electoral Politics and (v) the Convergence of Sports and Society.


Keywords

Decentralization, Elections, Electoral Systems, Institutions, Nationalization