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Nicolás Saldías


Nicolás Saldías is a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Toronto with a disciplinary focus on comparative politics and international development studies. His doctoral research focuses on the causes and consequences of corporatist labour reform on the distribution of income after the financial crisis of 2001, and the election of centre-left governments in the post-crisis period in Argentina and Uruguay. He received his BA Hons. at York University in Global Political Studies (2008), and a MA at the University of Toronto in Political Theory (2009). He is Vice President and co-founder of LAPSSA (Latin American Political Science Association) at the University of Toronto. His research has received financial support from the Royal Bank of Canada Graduate Fellowship in Public and Economic Policy (2014) and the Noah Blackstein Graduate Fellowship in Political Economy (2015). For further information about Nicolás you can find it at his personal website. (hyperlink: http://nicolassaldias.com)

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