Alejandro Beltran

About Alejandro Beltran

Alejandro Beltran is a PhD candidate in Government and Public Policy. His research tracks embezzlement of public budgets using advanced econometric methods. He is specifically interested in what motivates mayors and governors into corrupting elections. Currently, he is working on a database on corruption probes in Mexico using Natural Language Processing. As a comparative politics scholar, Alejandro is interested in the region of Latin America and has published research on Mexico and its subnational governments.   


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Alejandro Beltran
PhD Student


Licenciado en Politicas Publicas by the Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa

Master in Government and Public Policy by the University of Arizona

Courses Taught

Teaching Assistant for POL 150c3

Teaching Assistant for POL 201

Administrative Assistant for POL 150c3