Doctoral Candidate, International Development Group
Maria Victoria del Campo is a doctoral student at the International Development Group at MIT, specializing in economic growth and industrial organization in emerging markets. Her research interests focus on examining channels for developing countries to build competitiveness in technologically complex industries. Victoria’s recent work has analyzed the pharmaceutical industry in Brazil, exploring institutional changes as drivers of productivity growth, linkage creation, and local business development. Her current research tries to understand the mechanisms and implications of capability creation in biomanufacturing in Brazil.
Before coming to MIT, Victoria worked at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C. She holds a MA in Economic Development and Management from Nagoya University (Japan), and a BA in International Relations and Political Economy from the University of Tsukuba (Japan).