Nauro F Campos
Research Fellow

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too h Campos Nauro Campos is Professor of Economics at Brunel University London and Research Professor at ETH-Zürich. His main fields of interest are political economy and European integration. He has taught at the Universities of Bonn, Brunel, CERGE-EI, Newcastle, Paris 1 Sorbonne and Warwick. He was a Fulbright Fellow at Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore), a Robert McNamara Fellow at The World Bank, and a CBS Fellow at Oxford University. He is a Research Fellow at IZA-Bonn, a Professorial Fellow at UNU-MERIT (Maastricht University), a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the (Central) Bank of Finland, and a Senior Fellow of the ESRC Peer Review College. He was a visiting scholar (often more than once) at the IMF, World Bank, European Commission, University of Michigan, ETH, USC, Bonn, UCL and Stockholm. From 2009 to 2014, he was seconded as Senior Economic Advisor/SRF to the Chief Economist of the Department for International Development (under both Winters and Dercon.) He received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles) in 1997, where he was lucky enough to learn about institutions from Jeff Nugent and Jim Robinson and (more than) happy to be Dick Easterlin’s RA for three years.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2005.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
11159  Nauro F Campos
Paul De Grauwe
Yuemei Ji
Structural Reforms, Growth and Inequality: An Overview of Theory, Measurement and Evidence
9098  Nauro F Campos
Fabrizio Coricelli
Luigi Moretti
Norwegian Rhapsody? The Political Economy Benefits of Regional Integration
8654  Nauro F Campos
Menelaos G. Karanasos
Bin Tan
From Riches to Rags, and Back? Institutional Change, Financial Development and Economic Growth in Argentina since the 1890s
(published in: Journal of Development Studies, 2016, 52(2), 206 - 223)
8162  Nauro F Campos
Fabrizio Coricelli
Luigi Moretti
Economic Growth and Political Integration: Estimating the Benefits from Membership in the European Union Using the Synthetic Counterfactuals Method
7458  Randolph Luca Bruno
Nauro F Campos
Reexamining the Conditional Effect of Foreign Direct Investment
6881  Nauro F Campos
Jeffrey B. Nugent
The Dynamics of the Regulation of Labor in Developing and Developed Countries since 1960
6522  Nauro F Campos
Roman Horváth
On the Reversibility of Structural Reforms
(published in: Economics Letters, 2012, 117 (1), 217 - 219)
5334  Nauro F Campos
Ralitza Dimova
Ahmad Saleh
Whither Corruption? A Quantitative Survey of the Literature on Corruption and Growth
(forthcoming in: Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics)
5243  Nauro F Campos
Saul Estrin
Eugenio Proto
Corruption as a Barrier to Entry: Theory and Evidence
4597  Nauro F Campos
Ahmad Saleh
Vitaliy S. Kuzeyev
Dynamic Ethnic Fractionalization and Economic Growth in the Transition Economies from 1989 to 2007
(published in: Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 2011, 20 (2),129-152 )
4338  Nauro F Campos
Fabrizio Coricelli
Financial Liberalization and Democracy: The Role of Reform Reversals
(published as 'Financial liberalization and reversals: political and economic determinants' in: Economic Policy, 2012, 27 (71), 483-513)
4061  Nauro F Campos
Martin Gassebner
International Terrorism, Political Instability and the Escalation Effect
(published in: Economics & Politics, 2013, 25 (1), 27-47)
3886  Nauro F Campos
Aurelijus Dabušinskas
So Many Rocket Scientists, So Few Marketing Clerks: Estimating the Effects of Economic Reform on Occupational Mobility in Estonia
(published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2009, 25 (2), 261-275)
3752  Nauro F Campos
Menelaos G. Karanasos
Bin Tan
Two to Tangle: Financial Development, Political Instability and Economic Growth in Argentina (1896–2000)
(published in: Journal of Banking and Finance, 2012, 36 (1), 290 - 304)
3693  Nauro F Campos
Francesco Giovannoni
Lobbying, Corruption and Other Banes
3445  Nauro F Campos
Renata Leite Barbosa
Paintings and Numbers: An Econometric Investigation of Sales Rates, Prices and Returns in Latin American Art Auctions
(revised version published in: Oxford Economic Papers, 2009, 61 (1), 28–51)
3332  Nauro F Campos
Yuko Kinoshita
Foreign Direct Investment and Structural Reforms: Evidence from Eastern Europe and Latin America
(revised version published in: IMF Staff Papers, 2010, 57 (2), 326-365)
3087  Nauro F Campos
Menelaos G. Karanasos
Growth, Volatility and Political Instability: Non-Linear Time-Series Evidence for Argentina, 1896–2000
(published in: Economics Letters, 2008, 100 (1), 135-137)
2822  Nauro F Campos
Vitaliy S. Kuzeyev
On the Dynamics of Ethnic Fractionalization
(published in: American Journal of Political Science, 2007, 51(3), 620-639)
2678  Nauro F Campos
Dean Jolliffe
Earnings, Schooling and Economic Reform: Econometric Evidence from Hungary (1986-2004)
(published in: World Bank Economic Review, 2007, 21 (3), 509-526)
2638  Ian Babetskii
Nauro F Campos
Does Reform Work? An Econometric Examination of the Reform-Growth Puzzle
(published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2011, 39 (2), 140-158)
2502  John Beirne
Nauro F Campos
Educational Inputs and Outcomes Before the Transition from Communism
(published in: Economics of Transition, 2007, 15 (1), 57-76)
This paper has repeatedly been among the Top 10 monthly downloads. 
Nauro F Campos
Francesco Giovannoni
Lobbying, Corruption and Political Influence
(published in: Public Choice, 2007, 131 (1), 1-21)
2217  Nauro F Campos
Cheng Hsiao
Jeffrey B. Nugent
Crises, What Crises?
(published as 'Crises, What Crises? New Evidence on the Relative Roles of Political and Economic Crises in Begetting Reforms' in: Journal of Development Studies, 2010, 46 (10), 1670-1691, Winner of Dudley Seers Prize)
2093  Nauro F Campos
Roman Horváth
Reform Redux: Measurement, Determinants and Reversals
(published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2012, 28 (2), 227-237)
1867  Nauro F Campos
Francesco Giovannoni
The Determinants of Asset Stripping: Theory and Evidence from the Transition Economies
(published in: Journal of Law and Economics, 2006, 49 (2), 681-706)