Samuel Leone

University of California, Berkeley

Samuel Leone is an economics PhD student at the University of California, Berkeley. He is interested in how corruption affects growth in developing countries.

His work investigates the ways that bribery and expropriation distort firm investment decisions, and the impact of illicit housing on urban productivity and welfare.

Researcher's Grant Projects

This project tries to understand bribery’s effect on entrepreneurship, which could help policymakers design interventions to aid the development of new enterprises, thus fostering growth and alleviating poverty.
Researchers: Samuel Leone
Grants Round: 23rd Round
Cross-cutting themes: Fragile and conflict-affected states