Center for Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Pedro Dal Bó

Professor of Economics


Pedro Dal Bó is a Professor of Economics at Brown University, and a Research Associate at the NBER. He works in the fields of political economy, experimental economics and game theory. He has studied the relationship between violence, corruption, and the quality of politicians; political dynasties; the effect of economic shocks and policies on social conflict; the determinants of cooperation in repeated games; the effect of democracy and moral suasion on pro-social behavior; and why citizens may vote against their best interest. His work has been published in the American Political Science Review, the American Economic Review and the Review of Economic Studies, among other journals. Pedro holds a Ph.D. in Economics from UCLA, a MA from Instituto Torcuato Di Tella, and a Licenciatura from Universidad de Buenos Aires.