Noam is a PhD candidate in Social Research Methodology, supervised by Jouni Kuha, Benjamin Lauderdale, and David Hendry.
He holds a double undergraduate degree in Economics, on the one hand, and Literature and Linguistics, on the other hand, from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica, in Santiago Chile. Before coming to London, he worked at the Center for Public Systems, in Universidad de Chile, where he researched issues related to public management and public policies. After finishing the Msc in Social Research Methods at LSE, he began the PhD programme.
He is studying the relevance of descriptive representation, particularly class representation, across different democratic regimes. He is interested in survey experiments (Conjoint analysis) which allows complex multi-factorial questions to be answered in a relatively straightforward set of tasks for survey respondents. Along with his academic activities, Noam is a political activist, interested in the promotion of deeper stronger democracy in Chile and the world, and he also an associate researcher of the Center for Public Systems.