Alvaro Artigas

Doctor in Political Sciences


Alvaro Artigas was awarded his  PhD in Comparative Politics in 2012 and Political Economy, after an M.A. in Comparative Studies at Sciences-Po. He was a visiting doctoral fellow at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung in Berlin and at the Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo and a visiting fellow at the Universiti Malaya, the BRICS Policy Center of Rio de Janeiro, the PUCP of Lima  and El Ateneo of Manila. He is currently a visiting fellow at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals at the U. Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.

He has participated into several research programs among which with the Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées of Paris on the large infrastructural modernization in the Pacific Rim (Chile, Peru, Malaysia), and together with Tommaso Vitale (CEE) and the the USPC-NUS consortium on Green Growth in South East Asian metropolis with a focus on MetroManila, Singapore and Iskandar. He is presently co-steering the MEGOWAS (Metropolitan Governance of Water Systems) USPC-NUS Ateneo of Manila project together and benefited from the support of the Institute of Water Policy at the LKY University in Singapore. He co-directs the MOVIDIG -Movilidades Digitales project with José Maria Castellano (UPF Barcelona) - Innovation Chair of the Universidad Pompeu Fabra on the transformation of digital mobility, the impact of ride-and-hail transport platforms and micro-mobilities on the governance of cities and the transformation of the local economy.

He is an associate researcher at the Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics and a member of the Sciences Po program of urban research “Cities are Back in Town” and is a member of the strategic committee of the Chaire Villes et Numérique at the Urban School at Sciences Po. His research focuses on the complexity of regional and metropolitan infrastructure development programs and their specific sectoral, environmental and territorial consequences. It addresses the coordination of integrated infrastructure development policies, big data and ICTs coordination mechanisms and public services in terms of international competitiveness, integration into the global economy. and sustainable growth strategies.

Contact

alvaro.artigaspereira@sciencespo.fr

Research Interests

  • Territorial public action and environment
  • Energy and environmental transitions
  • International political economy and development assistance programs
  • Political economy of urban development
  • Analysis of public policies and innovation programs
  • Sociology of risk and resilience
  • Analysis of collective action and local innovation networks

Main Publications

  • « Electricity regulation for cities at risk of legacy infrastructure : regulating the grid’s last-mile in Santiago », in Energy Policy (forthcoming 2021)
  • « Connecting to the water utility is not good enough: metropolitan development and real estate in the age of water scarcity in Water Politics (avec Candice Pigeard) (forthcoming 2021)
  • Plataformas de transporte, economía digital y desafíos de la movilidad digital en ciudades: un estudio del caso de Barcelona - Catedra Innovacion Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, 2020
  • Beneath the surface of the Safe City: surveillance in the times of. Chinese supremacy? Working Paper 01/2019 Chaire Numérique Sciences Po CEE
  • « Politiques Publiques Ailleurs » dans Laurie Boussaguet, Sophie Jacquot et Pauline Ravinet (Eds) Dictionnaire de Politiques Publiques, Presses de Sciences Po Paris. 2019
  • Le bâtiment « vert » au service de la ville durable ? Une économie politique de l’efficacité énergétique dans le Grand Manille (Philippines) (avec Morgan Mouton), Modèles de la ville durable en Asie. Utopies, circulation des pratiques, gouvernance (Dir. Divya Leducq, Helga-Jane Scarwell et Patrizia IngallIna), 2017
  • La sobriété en contexte d’instabilité institutionnelle. Trois modèles de réforme du secteur de l’eau à Lima (avec Halpern C.) in Lorrain D., Halpern C. Chevauché C. (dir.), Villes Sobres, Presses de Sciences Po 2017
  • « Infrastructures et nouveau émergents : impacts territoriaux et environnementaux », in Halpern C., Lorrain D. and Chevauché,C. Villes Sobres, Presses de Sciences-Po 2017
  • « The quest for coherence: Energy/Water Efficiency and Metro Manila Sustainability Standards », Philippine Journal of Development, PIDS,Vol 43, 2017
  • « Les conglomérats familiaux. BTP au Brésil : les « quatre sœurs » », Flux, 2016/1
  • « Les conglomérats familiaux. BTP au Brésil : Odebrecht » », Flux, 2015/1
  • Developmental Pains, Right To The City And Green Growth Ambitions: Moscow's Environmental Governance Today in Veloso et al., Right To the City For a Safe and Just World: The BRICS Case, Rio de Janeiro, Brics Policy Center/Oxfam 2015
  • “Internationalization and a Competitiveness Agenda: State Development Finance Agencies’ responses to the Financial Crisis in Brazil and Chile” in T. Gomez, F. Bafoil and K.C. Cheong (ed.), The State’s Return to Business: Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Development, London, Routledge 2015
  • L’insécurité énergétique en Amérique du Sud : développement des réseaux et intégration sectorielle entre le Pérou et le Chili, Centre de Recherches Internationales, Paris, 2015.
  • Amérique du Sud : les démocraties inachevées ?, Collection L’Histoire au Présent, Paris, Armand Colin. 2005
	

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