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Helios Herrera


Associate Professor of  Economics at Warwick   


PhD in  Economics, New York University  Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: C:\Users\herrh\Desktop\Webpage\torch.gif


E-mail: h.herrera @@@



Curriculum Vitae,  Bio



Macroeconomics for MSc, Macroeconomics for MBA, Public Economics, Industrial Organization, Information Economics, Math for Economics



Political Economy, Applied Theory, Macroeconomics, Experimental Economics, Financial Economics



Global Crises and Populism: the Role of Eurozone Institutions (with Luigi Guiso, Massimo Morelli and Tommaso Sonno) (Economic Policy, 2018) (Summary on: Vox Eu, The Economist)


Turf Wars (with Ernesto Reuben and Michael Ting) (Journal of Public Economics, 2017)


Learning and Coordination in Presidential Primary System (with George Deltas and Mattias Polborn) (Review of Economic Studies, 2016)


Cultural Differences and Institutional Integration (with Luigi Guiso and Massimo Morelli) (Journal of International Economics, 2016)


Turnout across Democracies (with Massimo Morelli and Salvatore Nunnari) (American Journal of Political Science, 2016)


Turnout and Power Sharing (with Massimo Morelli and Thomas Palfrey) (Economic Journal, 2014)

Biased Social Learning (with Johannes Hörner) (Games and Economic Behavior, 2013) 


Oligarchy, Democracy and State Capacity (with Cesar Martinelli) (Economic Theory, 2011)


Advantageous Innovation and Imitation in the Underwriting Market for Corporate Securities (with Enrique Schroth) (Journal of Banking and Finance, 2011)


Turnout and Quorum in Referenda (with Andrea Mattozzi) (Journal of the European Economic Association, 2010)


Policy Platforms, Campaign Spending and Voter Participation (with David Levine and Cesar Martinelli) (Journal of Public Economics,  2008)

Group Formation and Voter Participation (with Cesar Martinelli) (Theoretical Economics, 2006)

Sorting in Risk-Aversion and Asset Price Volatility   (Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2005)

 Under Revision


Political Booms, Financial Crises (with Guillermo Ordonez and Christoph Trebesch) (R&R at Journal of Political Economy) (Summary on: Vox Eu)


The Marginal Voter’s Curse (with Aniol Llorente-Saguer and Joseph McMurray) (Conditionally Accepted at The Economic Journal)


Information Aggregation and Turnout in Proportional Representation: A Laboratory Experiment (with Aniol Llorente-Saguer and Joseph McMurray) (R&R at Journal of Public Economics)

Work in Progress

Fake Persuasion (with Jacob Glazer and Motty Perry) (new)

Populism: Demand and Supply (with Luigi Guiso, Massimo Morelli and Tommaso Sonno) (Summary on: Vox Eu)


A Necessary and Sufficient Condition for Information Cascades (with Johannes Hörner)

Personal: "Il Mago" H.H.