Peer Reviewed

Mendoza-Botelho, Martin (2016) “Revisiting Bolivia’s Constituent Assembly: Lessons on the Quality of Democracy”. Asian Journal of Latin American Studies. Vol. 29. No. 1: 19-55. 

Mendoza-Botelho (2014). “Bolivia 2013: Feeling the pre-electoral heat”. Revista de Ciencia Política. Santiago de Chile. (Click here for the Full Article)

Mendoza-Botelho, Martín (2013). “On the Quality of Democracy. Bolivia’s challenges and lessons from India”. Diplomacy & Foreign Affairs Magazine. April. (Click here for the Full Article).

Mendoza-Botelho, Martín (2013). “Social Capital and Institutional Trust. Evidence from Bolivia’s Popular Participation decentralisation reforms”. Journal of Development Studies. Vol. 49, No. 9, 01 Sep 2013. Pp. 1219-1237.

Mendoza-Botelho, Martín (2013) “Bolivia 2012: Between Good and Bad News”. Revista de Ciencia Política.  Santiago de Chile. Volumen 33 / Nº 1 / Mayo / 35–54. (Click here for the Full Article).

Mendoza-Botelho, Martín (2012). Assessing Social Change through Social Capital. In Culture and Social Change: Transforming society through the power of ideas. Brady Wagoner, Eric Jensen and Julian Oldmeadow (eds.). Info Age Publishers.

Mendoza-Botelho, Martín (2011). Decentralization and Municipalization in Bolivia. From Popular Participation to Regional and Indigenous Autonomies (2011). In Blancas Martínez, Edgar Noé (Editor). Municipalization in Latin America: Approaches, Methodologies and Experiences.  Autonomous University of Hidalgo, Mexico.

Mendoza-Botelho, Martín (2010). Quality of Democracy in Bolivia: National Contestation and Grassroots Popular Participation (2010). In Evaluating the Quality of Democracy in Latin America. Daniel Levine and José Molina (eds.). Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Mendoza-Botelho, Martín. Democratic Lessons from Bolivia’s Constitutional Assembly. Submitted to Bulletin of Latin American Research (BLAR) (second review).

Book Reviews

Jean-Paul Faguet (2012) Decentralization and Popular Democracy: Governance from Below in Bolivia. Michigan: University of Michigan Press. Forthcoming, in Political Studies Review, 2014. Volume 12 No. 3 September.  Routledge.

Klasen, S. and Nowak-Lehmann, F.  Poverty, Inequality and Policy in Latin America. MIT Press, 2009. In Bulletin of Latin American Research. 2010. Blackwell Publishing.

Peruzzotti and Smulovitz (eds.), Enforcing the Rule of Law: Social Accountability in the New Latin American Democracies, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007 in Bulletin of Latin American Research Vol 28, No. 1, pp. 145-147, 2009. Blackwell Publishing.

Kathleen O’Neill, Decentralizing the State: Elections, Parties and Local Power in the Andes Cambridge University Press, 2005  in Journal of Latin American Studies (39) 207-208, Cambridge University Press

Recent Newspaper and magazine articles

Soberanía con Adjetivos. Revista Digital Chile B; June 26, 2013. Santiago de Chile.

Relaciones Internacionales y el Tema del Mar. Newspaper La Razón; May 24, 2013. La Paz, Bolivia.

El Caso para un Banco de Desarrollo Nacional. Editorial. March 20, 2012. Available at!/2012/03/normal-0-21-false-false-false-es-x-none_20.html.

Litio, el Nuevo Romance Boliviano. Editorial. February 28, 2011. Available at!/2011/02/litio-el-nuevo-romance-boliviano.html.

YES! To Bolivia’s New Constitution: A Sour-Sweet Victory;  Article, The Cambridge Student, January 30, 2009. Cambridge, U.K. ( ).

Y la Historia se Repite. el Problema Tierra en Bolivia; Newspaper ‘La Razón’; August 30, 2007; La Paz, Bolivia.

Reports and others

The Role of Municipal Associations in the Americas;  Organisation of American States; Washington, DC.  December, 2004.

Best Practices in Municipal Management in Latin America: Systems of Cadaster and Registration at the Local Level; Organization of American States; Editor; Washington, DC.  March 2004.

Information and Technologies (IT): Employment for People with Disabilities Program Evaluation; Report; Organization of American States (OAS), Washington, D.C. October 2001

Capacity Building for Land Titling and Promotion of Indigenous Rights in the Americas; Proposal (co-author); Finalist at the World Bank–Development Market Place Competition 2001, Washington, D.C. August 2001

Information Technology, Changing the Lives of People with Disabilities in the Americas; Finalist Story at the ICT Stories Competition 2002 sponsored by the International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD), the Netherlands and the infoDev Program at the World Bank. Washington, D.C., April 2001

US Contingent Protection, Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations Against Latin-America During the 1990s; United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN-ECLAC); Washington, D.C. April 2000.

General Perspectives on Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative and Poverty Reduction; The Development GAP, Washington, D.C. January 2000.

Equal Distribution of Income as a Condition for Convergence of Developing Countries: a Theoretical and Empirical Approach; Dissertation; University of Glasgow; Scotland, U.K., September 1999

Sustainability of Forestry Operations; Thesis; Catholic University of Bolivia, La Paz, Bolivia, March 1997.

Questions and Answers on National Maternity and Childhood Insurance; Informational Brochure; UNICEF; La Paz, Bolivia, August 1996.

Two articles – Bolivian magazine New Economy: “External Dependence in the Management of the Bolivian Commercial Balance” and “The Rate of Circulation of Money as an Adjustment Variable”; La Paz, Bolivia, 1995/6.