Christopher Campos is a labor economist with broad interests in human capital–related topics. His work involves studying public policies that aim to reduce educational gaps, how families make important schooling decisions, and factors that contribute to persistent gender gaps. His work uses a mix of quasi-experimental and experimental methods and involves working with school districts in the United States and other government agencies in Latin America.
Campos earned a BS in statistics and a BA in economics from the University of California, San Diego, followed by an MA in statistics and a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley. Before he pursued higher education, he served in the United States Marine Corps in Iraq and Southeast Asia. Most recently, he was a postdoctoral research associate at the Industrial Relations Section, Princeton University.