Professor of Economics at the Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia
I am a Professor of Economics at the Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia. I am also a part-time professor at the Department of Economics of the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). I currently serve as Scientific Director of J-PAL Latin America & Caribbean and as co-director of the Political Economy Network of LACEA and RIDGE. I am an honorary member of LACEA, fellow of the Econometric Society and currently an Associate Editor of Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, and Journal of Development Economics. My academic research focuses on economic development, political economy, and public economics. In particular I study governance and accountability in developing countries and consequences for politics and public service delivery. My research is available here:
Recent work by Claudio Ferraz
Elite control and development in Brazil
How do changes in the concentration of political power affect long-run development?
Audio : Institutions & Political Economy