VALENTIN FIGUEROA

I am an Assistant Professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. I hold a PhD in Political Science from Stanford University (2022).

My research studies historical political development, with a focus on Western Europe. 

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PUBLICATIONS

The Protestant Road to Bureaucracy. World Politics 75(2): 390-437 (2023)

The Consolidation of Royal Control: Evidence from Northern Castile, 1352-1787. European Review of Economic History 25(3): 447-466 (2021).

Political Fragmentation, Rural-to-Urban Migration and Urban Growth Patterns in Western Eurasia, 800-1800. European Review of Economic History 25(2): 203-222 (with Gary W. Cox) (2021)

Political Corruption Cycles: High-Frequency Evidence from Argentina's Notebooks Scandal. Comparative Political Studies. 54 (3-4): 482-517 (2021).


WORKING PAPERS

Oppression Beyond Plantations: The Effect of Emancipation on Incarceration in Urban Buenos Aires (with Guadalupe Tuñón) [LISD Working Paper]

Structural Transformation and Value Change: The British Abolitionist Movement (with Vicky Fouka) [NBER Working Paper]