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Filipe Campante
Associate Professor of Public Policy
79 John F. Kennedy St. Littauer Bldg 311
Assistant: Beth Tremblay

Filipe R. Campante is Associate Professor of Public Policy. He is interested in political economy, with special emphasis on understanding the constraints that are faced by politicians and governments beyond elections and formal "checks and balances," as well as the evolution and impact of cultural traits. His research has focused on topics such as the spatial distribution of population, the media, political protest and conflict, lobbying and campaign contributions, and religion. His work has appeared in leading academic journals such as the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, among others. It has also received mentions in the New York TimesNPR, Washington PostThe EconomistBoston Globe, among others. Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he holds a PhD from Harvard University, an MA from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, and a BA from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, all in economics.

Filipe Campante's personal website can be found here.



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Phone: 617-494-7968
Office: 79 John F. Kennedy St. Littauer Bldg 311
Assistant: Beth Tremblay

Faculty Expertise

Development & Economic Growth

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Mailing Address

Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Mailbox: 37
Cambridge, MA 02138