Emilia Simison

Emilia Simison

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Biography

Emilia Simison is a PhD candidate in Political Economy and Methodology. Her recent work focuses on authoritarian regimes and how their institutions shape the extent to which citizens and interest groups influence policy making. For her dissertation, she is currently exploring the mechanisms through which changes in regime type affect policy to better understand how, and under which conditions, policy change takes place. 

She received her MA in Political Science from Torcuato Di Tella University (UTDT) and her BA from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). Prior to MIT, she was a Ph.D. fellow at CONICET working at Gino Germani Research Institute, and taught at UBA and UTDT.

Publications

"Legislatures and Representation in Latin American Politics" Oxford Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics, Oxford University Press, 2019

“Law-Making and Federalism in Argentina’s Last Dictatorship,” with Alejandro Bonvecchi, in The Argentinian Dictatorship and its Legacy: Rethinking the Proceso, eds. Grigera, Juan, et al, Palgrave McMillan. (Aug 2019)

“Nation or My District? Evaluating the Bills’ Territorial Scope of Bills through Experimental Designs” Journal of Politics in Latin America, Vol 9, No2, August 2017.

“Legislative Institutions and Performance in Authoritarian Regimes” Journal of Comparative Politics, Vol 49, No 4, July 2017. Co-authored with Alejandro Bonvecchi.

"Una dictadura sin centro: historia y ciencia política en la interpretación del Proceso de Reorganización Nacional” Revista SAAP, Vol 11, No 1, June 2017. Co-authored with Alejandro Bonvecchi

Biography

Emilia Simison is a PhD candidate in Political Economy and Methodology. Her recent work focuses on authoritarian regimes and how their institutions shape the extent to which citizens and interest groups influence policy making. For her dissertation, she is currently exploring the mechanisms through which changes in regime type affect policy to better understand how, and under which conditions, policy change takes place. 

She received her MA in Political Science from Torcuato Di Tella University (UTDT) and her BA from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). Prior to MIT, she was a Ph.D. fellow at CONICET working at Gino Germani Research Institute, and taught at UBA and UTDT.

Publications

"Legislatures and Representation in Latin American Politics" Oxford Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics, Oxford University Press, 2019

“Law-Making and Federalism in Argentina’s Last Dictatorship,” with Alejandro Bonvecchi, in The Argentinian Dictatorship and its Legacy: Rethinking the Proceso, eds. Grigera, Juan, et al, Palgrave McMillan. (Aug 2019)

“Nation or My District? Evaluating the Bills’ Territorial Scope of Bills through Experimental Designs” Journal of Politics in Latin America, Vol 9, No2, August 2017.

“Legislative Institutions and Performance in Authoritarian Regimes” Journal of Comparative Politics, Vol 49, No 4, July 2017. Co-authored with Alejandro Bonvecchi.

"Una dictadura sin centro: historia y ciencia política en la interpretación del Proceso de Reorganización Nacional” Revista SAAP, Vol 11, No 1, June 2017. Co-authored with Alejandro Bonvecchi