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.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11782
forthcoming in: Journal of Institutional Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11159
Nauro F Campos, Paul De Grauwe, Yuemei Ji
published in N. Campos, P. De Grauwe and Y. Ji (eds.), The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe, Oxford University Press, 2018, pp. 1-44.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8654
published in: Journal of Development Studies, 2016, 52(2), 206 - 223
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8162
published as 'Institutional integration and economic growth in Europe' in: Journal of Monetary Economics (available online 14 August 2018)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7458
published in: Multinational Business Review, 2018, 26 (2), 126-144
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6881
published in in N. Campos, P. De Grauwe and Y. Ji (eds.), The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe, Oxford University Press, 2018, pp. 75-88.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6522
published in: Economics Letters, 2012, 117 (1), 217 - 219
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5334
published as 'Corruption and Economic Growth: An Econometric Survey of the Evidence' in: Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2016, 172 (3), 521-543
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4597
Nauro F Campos, Ahmad Saleh, Vitaliy S. Kuzeyev
published in: Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 2011, 20 (2),129-152
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4338
published as 'Financial liberalization and reversals: political and economic determinants' in: Economic Policy, 2012, 27 (71), 483-513
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4061
published in: Economics & Politics, 2013, 25 (1), 27-47
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3886
Nauro F Campos, Aurelijus Dabušinskas
published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2009, 25 (2), 261-275
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3752
published in: Journal of Banking and Finance, 2012, 36 (1), 290 - 304
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3693
published as 'Political institutions, lobbying and corruption' in: Journal of Institutional Economics , 2017, 13 (4), 917-939
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3445
Nauro F Campos, Renata Leite Barbosa
revised version published in: Oxford Economic Papers, 2009, 61 (1), 28–51
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3332
revised version published in: IMF Staff Papers, 2010, 57 (2), 326-365
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2822
Nauro F Campos, Vitaliy S. Kuzeyev
published in: American Journal of Political Science, 2007, 51(3), 620-639
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2678
published in: World Bank Economic Review, 2007, 21 (3), 509-526
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2638
Ian Babetskii, Nauro F Campos
published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2011, 39 (2), 140-158
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2502
John Beirne, Nauro F Campos
published in: Economics of Transition, 2007, 15 (1), 57-76
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2313
published in: Public Choice, 2007, 131 (1), 1-21
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2217
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
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2093
published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2012, 28 (2), 227-237
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1867
published in: Journal of Law and Economics, 2006, 49 (2), 681-706