Kellogg Visiting Fellow Alejandro Bonvecchi is an ordinary assistant professor at Torcuato Di Tella University in Buenos Aires, where he is also Director of the Program on Electoral and Legislative Studies, and an Independent Researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET). His research deals with decision-making by government elites, and has focused on fiscal federalism, legislative and presidential politics, the management of economic crises, and social policymaking.
For his Kellogg fellowship, his project studies the institutional design of legislatures in authoritarian regimes and its effects on legislative performance.
Bonvecchi has published five books, and his research has appeared in Comparative Politics, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Presidential Studies Quarterly, and other journals and presses in the United States, Europe, and Latin America.
Bonvecchi was a fellow with the Fulbright Foundation at George Washington University, the Wilson International Center for Scholars, the German Institute for Global and Area Studies, and the Yale Program on Democracy, where he was also visiting professor of comparative economic policy.
He worked as an adviser for three cabinet ministers and two presidential candidates in Argentina, and as a consultant for the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Bonvecchi is a member of the editorial board of Legislative Studies Quarterly and the Revista Ibero-Americana de Estudios Legislativos and was part of the coordination boards of the Legislative and Executive Studies Groups at the Latin American Political Science Association.
He holds a PhD from the University of Essex.