Rodrigo Zarazaga

Argentina |  Director and Senior Researcher, Center for Research and Social Action (CIAS)


Rodrigo Zarazaga is the director of the Center for Research and Social Action (CIAS) and senior researcher. 

His research focuses on problems of redistribution, cronyism, and electoral politics. To clarify these issues, he has developed formal models (Game Theory) that capture the strategic interaction between political actors.

Zarazaga is also the founder and president of the Institute of Political Leadership. He is the author of the book, The poverty of a rich country, and the compiler, with Lucas Ronconi, of “Endless Great Buenos Aires. Political and Social Actors, between the State’s presence and the Illegality.” His work has been published in Latin American Politics, Journal of Theoretical Politics, World Development, Posdata, Stromata, etc. 

He has been interviewed and has published numerous articles in media such as La Nación, Clarín, Página 12, The Economist, The New York Times, CNN, Radio Mitre, Radio Continental, Radio 10 and others. 

Zarazaga is a Jesuit Priest, Doctor in Political Science from UC Berkeley, Post Doc at the University of Notre Dame, and received his BA in Philosophy and Theology.

Zarazaga was an event speaker at the Dialogue.

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