I am an Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. I am also a Research Affiliate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
I am an applied microeconomist, studying issues in political economy and development economics.

You can find my cv here

Contact information:
Email: edoardo.teso@kellogg.northwestern.edu
Mailing Address:
Office 4175. MEDS Department, Kellogg School of Management
2211 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208
Phone: (847) 4915155


“The Long-Term Effect of Demographic Shocks on the Evolution of Gender Roles: Evidence from the Transatlantic Slave Trade"  Journal of the European Economic Association, 2019, 17(2), 497-534.

“Intergenerational Mobility and Preferences for Redistribution" (with Alberto Alesina and Stefanie Stantcheva)
American Economic Review, 2018, 108(2), 521-554. Online Appendix; Covered by The Washington Post, The Economist, The Atlantic, Vox        Also NBER Working Paper 23027

Working Papers and Work in Progress

"Patronage and Selection in Public Sector Organizations" (with Emanuele Colonnelli and Mounu Prem)
Revise and Resubmit at the American Economic Review.  Covered by Vox, World Bank Development Impact Blog, VoxDev. Also CEPR Discussion Paper 13697

"Economic Recessions and Congressional Preferences for Redistribution" (with Maria Carreri)   

"What Drives Corporate Elites’ Campaign Contribution Behavior?” email me for preliminary slides

"Peer Effects in Campaign Contributions: Evidence from the Members of the Corporate Boards of U.S. Firms"
(with Horacio Larreguy)
”From Patronage to the Modern State. Evidence from 100 Years of Personnel Policies of the U.S. Federal Bureaucracy”
(with Nicola Mastrorocco)