Carlos Schmidt-Padilla

Job title: 
Graduate Student
Political Science

Carlos Schmidt-Padilla is a doctoral candidate in Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. His research interests encompass the political economy of development of Latin America and of sub-Saharan Africa. In particular, he studies questions concerning crime, human capital, immigration, and policing under weak institutional settings.

Research interests: 
  • Comparative Politics
  • Development
  • Governance / Democracy
  • Security / Defense