Haas School of Business
Ernesto Dal Bó is a political economist interested in governance broadly understood. His research focuses on a range of topics: political influence, social conflict, corruption, morality and social norms, state formation, the development of state capabilities, and the qualities and behavior of politicians and public servants. Most of his teaching takes place in the Berkeley MBA program and at the doctoral level where he teaches courses on political economy.
Political economy; democratic institutions and collective decision-making; influence and corruption; morality, coercion, and conflict; state formation and state capabilities.