Helios Herrera

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Warwick

Helios Herrera is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at University of Warwick, UK. His research interests are in political economy, broadly defined. His main contributions have been on electoral systems and voter participation, on the micro side; on political distortions of optimal policies, on the macro side. His most recent research agenda focuses on populism and on fake news.

He holds a PhD in Economics (2002) from New York University and a B.A. in Physics (1996) from Pavia, Italy.

During 2002-2006 he was permanent faculty at CIE-ITAM in Mexico City, during 2007-2013 in the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) of Columbia University, and then in the Department of Applied Economics at HEC Montreal (2013-2016).

He has been a recurrent Visiting Professor at the New York Fed, at Pontificia Universidad Catolica (PUC) Rio, Brazil, and at European University Institute (EUI) Florence. Currently, he is a recurrent Visiting Professor at the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) in Rome, Italy.

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