Gianmarco León is Juan de la Cierva Researcher at UPF and Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor. His research focuses on political economics in developing countries and more broadly on development economics. Current research projects includes studying voter's behavior in Peru, examining how voters react to different monetary (dis-)incentives to vote and how social networks influence voting decisions. Some of his previous research focuses on understanding the persistence of civil conflict on human capital accumulation and measuring the Value of Statistical Life in Sierra Leone.
Prof. León is a member of the American Economic Association and the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association.