Francisco Garfias
UCSD School of Global Policy and Strategy,
Master of International Affairs and Master of Public Policy:
  • Quantitative Methods II
  • Economic Policy in Latin America
  • Democratization in Latin America
  • The Political Economy of State Capacity

  • Teaching Assistant at Stanford University:
  • Political Methodology: Causal Inference (PhD)
  • Political Methodology: Causal Inference & Non-Linear Models (PhD)
  • Political Methodology: Linear Models (PhD)
  • Introduction to Comparing Political Systems (Undergraduate)

  • Guest Lectures:
  • Democracy, Autocracy, and Elections: the Case of Mexico
    Topics in Politics and Public Policy (High School)
    Stanford University Pre-Collegiate Studies
  • Introduction to Political Economy (Undergraduate)
    Prison University Project, San Quentin

  • About
    I am an Assistant Professor in the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UCSD.

    I study the political economy of development, with a focus on state capacity, taxation, and social conflict in developing countries, especially Latin America.


    School of Global Policy and Strategy
    University of California, San Diego
    9500 Gilman Drive, #0519
    La Jolla, CA 92093