Pablo Argote is a Ph.D. student in political science at Columbia University. He specializes in comparative politics and quantitative methods. His substantive interests include voting behavior, political parties and distributive politics at the micro level, with a focus in Latin America. His current projects examine the effect of elections on legislator’s policy positions, the impact of information on voting behavior and the effect of partisanship on public goods provision at the local level. Before joining Columbia, he worked at the Chilean Department of Education and in the 2013 Chilean presidential campaign. Mr. Argote has an M.P.A. from the Wagner school at New York University and a B.A. in Sociology from Universidad Católica de Chile.