Working Papers:

An Equilibrium Model of the African HIV/AIDS Epidemic, April 2017, R&R @ Econometrica
(with J. Greenwood, P. Kircher and M. Tertilt)
Discussion in VOX

Family Planning and Development: Aggregate Effects of Contraceptive Use, February 2017
(with T. Cavalcanti and G. Kocharkov) 

Education Quality and Returns to Schooling: Evidence from Migrants in Brazil, June 2017, R&R @ Economic Development and Cultural Change
(with L. Brotherhood and P. Ferreira) 

Assortative Mating and Income Inequality in Brazil, May 2016 (in Portuguese)
(with L. Pereira) 


The Role of Marriage in Fighting HIV: A Quantitative Illustration for Malawi, American Economic Review P&P, 2017, 107(5), 158-162.
(with J. Greenwood, P. Kircher and M. Tertilt)

"Why Not Settle Down Already?" A Quantitative Analysis of the Delay in Marriage, International Economic Review, 2016, 57(2), 425-452.
(with D. Weiss)

Technology and the Changing Family: A Unified Model of Marriage, Divorce, Educational Attainment and Married Female Labor-Force Participation
, AEJ: Macro,
2016, 8(1), 1-41.
(with J. Greenwood, N. Guner and G. Kocharkov)

Check out Nezih Guner's TED talk with material from this paper

Marry your Like: Assortative Mating and Income Inequality (Revised Version), originally published in American Economic Review P&P, 2014, 104(5), 348-353.
(with J. Greenwood, N. Guner and G. Kocharkov)

"Migration and the Regional Income Distribution in Brazil", Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, 2007, v. 37 (3), 405-425. (in Portuguese)
(with P. C. Ferreira)

Work in Progress:

Risky Income, Risky Families: Marriage and Divorce in a Volatile Labor Market
(with D. Weiss) 

Marriage Sorting, Resource Allocation and Agricultural Productivity
(with L. De Magalhães, A. Hasanbasri and R. Santaeulalia-Llopis)

Commodity Prices and the Brazilian Labor Market
(with D. da Mata and L. Brotherhood)