Jose Incio

José Incio is a Ph.D. student focusing on Comparative Politics and Methods. Born and raised in Chiclayo, Peru; Jose obtained a Bachelor's Degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) in Political Science with an outstanding recommendation on his thesis. He then spent the next seven years working for the Peruvian government, mainly on electoral and subnational research. He led the analysis on the INFOGOB database, the largest set of Peruvian electoral data dating from 1930. Before coming to Pittsburgh, Jose was working for the Ministry of Housing, and undertaking a large-scale impact evaluation on different infrastructure programs; and teaching Quantitative Methods in the PUCP. Jose has also worked as a consultant for multilateral organizations such as UNDP, IDB and IDEA international. His main research interests are Latin American Politics, inequality, subnational elections and electoral institutions.

Representative Publications

Imperfect Recall: The Politics of Subnational Office Removals, forthcoming in "Comparative Political Studies"
with Alisha Holland.

La ambición y carrera política en el nivel subnacional peruano, publshed in "Revista de Ciencia Política"  with Carmen Chavarria.

Enraizamiento electoral en ambitos subnacionales: análisis de las organizaciones político-electorales peruanas, published in "Revista Uruguaya de Ciencia Política" with Rodrigo Gil 

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