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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 industrial organization and political economy. His research has been published in Games and Economic Behavior and Review of Economic Studies. His current projects include studying how the age distribution of a firm's managerial workforce influences its promotion and retention decisions, and investigating the role of parties and a candidate's personal characteristics in political competition. Before receiving his PhD, Professor Camara worked in the banking industry.