PhD candidate in Political Economy and Government, Harvard University
Edoardo Teso is a PhD candidate in the Political Economy and Government program, in the Department of Economics at Harvard University. His research interests are in development and political economy, and economic history. He is particularly interested in studying the personnel economics of the state. In addition, his work investigates the determinants of individual preferences for redistribution and gender norms. He received a B.A. and a M.Sc. in Economics from Bocconi University.
Recent work by Edoardo Teso
Evidence from Brazil shows that patronage plays an important role in public sector hiring, adversely affecting the quality of the public workforce