Enriqueta Aragonès


Research Professor, CSIC
Director IAE

Ph.D. in Economics, Northwestern University 1995
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Short Biography

Enriqueta Aragonès joined the Institute in 2001. Her main research area is Political Economics. It is devoted to the study of the strategic interactions among the agents involved in an election: parties, candidates, voters, etc. Her current projects include the role of rhetoric in electoral campaigns using a game theoretical framework (with Thomas Palfrey and Andrew Postlewaite), the selection of issues to be debated during the electoral campaigns (with Micael Castanheira), the comparison between different models of democracy in terms of information transmission and accountability (with Santiago Sanchez-Pages), the formation of governments in parliamentary democracies. Before joining the Institute she was a member of the Economics Department of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.