Roberto ('17) is a senior editor for Law & Politics. He is interested in economic analysis of law, political strategy & urban affairs.

Posts by Roberto Velasco-Alvarez

The Lefts, Mexico, and Latin America: A Conversation with Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas

Biography: Mr. Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano is the son of late Mexican President and Mexican Revolutionary General, Lázaro Cárdenas del Río....

Professor Martha C. Nussbaum: A Conversation on Emotion and Public Policy

This interview is the last part of the Chicago Policy Review’s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to learn more about...

Patti Solis Doyle: A Latino Political Perspective

Patti Solis Doyle, political strategist and former campaign manager for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign, talks about Latino voters in the US and Chicago, and the 2016 presidential race.

A Tale of Two Turnout Functions: Effects of Development on Voter Turnout across Countries

New research finds evidence that development, compulsory voting laws, and decisiveness of elections have distinct effects in developed and developing countries.