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Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Miguel de Figueiredo joins Northwestern University School of Law as a Visiting Assistant Professor. His research focuses on the areas of criminal law, international law, comparative law, election law, law and development, corruption, and voting behavior. His current work examines the effects of sentencing for drunk driving; probes the effects of expungement on recidivism and employment; analyzes the impact of corruption and information on voting behavior; and explores the effects of policies designed to curb tax evasion by firms. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the Social Science Research Council, Yale Law School’s Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fund, and the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Effective Global Action and Survey Research Center.