Last updated on: 6/8/2018 | Author: ProCon.org

Enrico Moretti, PhD Biography

Title:
Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“Supporters of touch-screen voting claim it is a highly reliable voting technology, while a growing number of critics argue that paperless electronic voting systems are vulnerable to fraud.”

“Does Voting Technology Affect Election Outcomes? Touch-screen Voting and the 2004 Presidential Election,” Review of Economics and Statistics, Feb. 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to electronic voting machine issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to electronic voting machine issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Associate Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, 2004-present
  • Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2002-present
  • Associate Editor – Economic Journal and Journal of the European Economic Association
  • NBER Fellowship for the Study of Nonprofit Institutions, 2004-2005
  • Fulbright Fellowship, 1994-1996
Education:
  • PhD, Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 2000
  • Laurea, Economics, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, 1993
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Did Electronic Voting Machines in the 2000 and 2004 Elections Give an Advantage to a Particular Political Party?