Latin America, State Capacity, Research Methods, Immigration, Civil War, Internal Conflict, Peru, Chile
Hillel David Soifer (PhD, Harvard University, 2006) is Associate Professor of Political Science. His research interests are centered in the study of Latin America, and on issues of research design and methodology.
State Building in Latin America (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
(co-edited) Politics After Violence: Legacies of the Shining Path Conflict in Peru (University of Texas Press, 2019)
(2016) ‘Regionalism, Ethnic Diversity, and Variation in Public Good Provision by National States’ Comparative Political Studies vol.49 #10 (September) pp.1341-71.
(2013) ‘State Power and the Redistributive Threat’ Studies in Comparative International Development vol.48 #1 (March) pp.1-22. (erratum published in vol.51 #4 pp.530-538).
(2012) ‘The Causal Logic of Critical Junctures’ Comparative Political Studies vol.45 #12 (December), pp.1572-1597.
(2008) ‘State Infrastructural Power: Conceptualization and Measurement in Empirical Analysis’ Studies in Comparative International Development vol.43 #3-4 pp.231-251 (November)
(2008) (with Matthias vom Hau) ‘Unpacking the ‘Strength’ of the State: The Utility of State Infrastructural Power’ Studies in Comparative International Development vol.43 #3-4 pp.219-230 (November)