Arnaud Maurel is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science at Columbia University. He specializes in American politics, political economy, and political methodology. His research primarily investigates the micro and institutional foundations of public debt crises. Leveraging local bond elections in the United States, he studies how citizens vote on debt issuance and whether or not popular pressure modifies politicians' borrowing behaviors.
Arnaud Maurel received his B.A. (cum laude) and his M.A. in political science (summa cum laude) from Sciences Po Paris. Prior to enrolling at Columbia, he worked as a statistical analyst at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development (OECD).