Breno Sampaio

Research Fellow

Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

Breno Sampaio is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Universidade Federal de Pernambuco/UFPE, Director of the Group for the Economic Evaluation of Public Policies ( and research fellow at CLEAN Unit on the Economic Analysis of Crime - Baffi-Carefin Centre at Bocconi University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/UIUC in 2011.

His research interests include economics of crime, labor economics, health economics and development economics.

Breno Sampaio joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2020.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16192
forthcoming in: Economics of Education Review
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14543
revised and resubmitted: Review of Economic Studies
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14295
Daniel Da Mata, Lucas Emanuel, Vitor Pereira, Breno Sampaio
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2023, 220, 104835
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14203
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2021, 79, 1-18 (lead article)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13280
published in: Econometrica, 2022, 90 (4), 1393-1423 (lead article)