Professor Gautam Rao Receives 2018 Lemann Fund Grant

April 25, 2018
Prof Gautam Rao

Harvard Economics Assistant Professor Gautam Rao was among the 2018 award recipients for the Lemann Brazil Research Fund.

Harvard’s Office of the Vice Provost for Research and the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs announced the awards March 29.

Rao was chosen for his project, “Overcoming Barriers to Adoption of Effective Municipal Policies.” He will be conducting the project with co-investigators Jonas Hjort of Columbia University, Diana Moreira of U.C. Davis and Juan Francisco Santini of Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.