University of Southern California

Odilon Camara
Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0804

PhD, University of Illinois; MA, Universidade Catolica de Brasilia; BA, Universidade de Brasilia


Odilon Camara is an economist who specializes in microeconomics and political economy. He studies the extent to which voters can use re-elections to create political accountability and discipline elected officials. He also studies how individuals strategically use information to persuade decision makers. His research has been published in American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, and Games and Economic Behavior. Before receiving his PhD, Professor Camara worked in the banking industry.