Insper Institute of Education and Research and Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
IZA World of Labor role
Professor of Economics, Insper Institute of Education and Research, Brazil Visiting Professor at Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Applied program evaluation, economics of education, law and economics, micro-development, political economics
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Consultant to the World Bank
PhD Economics, School of Economics of São Paulo--FGV, 2015
"Using occupational structure to measure employability with an application to Brazilian labor market." Journal of Economic Inequality (2016) (with S. P. Firpo and A. S. Souza).
"Structural change, productivity growth and trade policy in Brazil." In: McMillian, M., D Rodrik, and C. Sepulveda (eds). Structural Change, Fundamentals and Growth: A Framework and Case Studies. Washington, DC: International Food Policy Research Institute, 2017.
"Electoral rules, political competition and fiscal expenditures: Regression discontinuity evidence from Brazilian municipalities." Journal of Development Studies 1 (2018): 1–20 (with M. Chamon, S. Firpo, and J. M. P. De Mello).
"Electoral impacts of uncovering public school quality: Evidence from Brazilian municipalities." Revista Economia da ANPEC 18 (2017): 1 (with S. Firpo and A. P. Souza).
"Evidence of eligibility manipulation for conditional cash transfer programs." Economia (Brasília) 15 (2014): 243–260 (with S. Firpo, E. Pedroso, and A. P. Souza).
An ongoing crisis threatens Brazil’s recent increased earnings and its decreased inequality and gender and ethnic gapsFrom 2001 to 2015, Brazil experienced a profound reduction in income inequality. The commodities boom and some institutional changes in the early 2000s kick-started the Brazilian labor market, increasing the quantity of formal jobs and earnings, especially for the poorest workers. Significant increases in average schooling and the real minimum wage helped reduce ethnic, gender, and regional earnings gaps, though all remain rather high. However, since 2014 a major fiscal crisis has negatively affected GDP and the labor market, seriously threatening these achievements.MoreLess