Lucía del Carpio

PhD in Economics - Princeton University

Lucia is an Assistant Professor in the Economics and Political Science department at INSEAD. She is also affiliated with the Group for the Analysis of Development (GRADE) in Peru. She obtained a PhD in Economics from Princeton University in 2014 and a Master in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton in 2008.

Her research is in the areas of Behavioral Economics, Development and Applied Microeconomics. Her current projects are aimed at investigating the role of social norms in tax compliance. She has thus conducted field experiments on property tax compliance in Peru, combining them with targeted surveys to identify causal channels. More broadly, she is interested on the way economic outcomes are shaped by the interaction between formal and informal institutions. Her research methods encompass theoretical, experimental and econometric approaches.