Selected Publications

"COVID-19 and violence against women: current knowledge, gaps, and implications for public policy" with Maria Dolores Diaz, Fabiana Rocha, Rodrigo Serra, Isadora Arabe, Filipe Cavalcanti, Samuel Lordemus, Noemi Kreif. World Development, 2024. (Online Version)

"Araguaia Biodiversity Corridor Cost Benefit Analysis: Large scale restoration and sustainable agribusiness in Amazon and Cerrado" with Andrea Lucchesi, Madhu Khanna, Keyi A. Ussami, Patricia G. C. Ruggiero, Victor Dornelas, and Tess Lallement. Land Use Policy, 2024.  (Online Version)

"Crime and Economic Growth: A Case Study of Manaus" with Pedro Davi Drugowick. Review of Development Economics, 2023. (Online Version)

"Are women less persistent? Evidence from submissions to a nationwide meeting of Economics" with Fabiana Rocha, Maria Dolores Diaz, Renata Narita, Jesus Mena-Chalco, Bruna Borges, Liz Matsunaga, and Clara Brenck. Applied Economics, 2022. (Online version) In the News (VoxEU)

"The Brazilian intergovernmental fiscal transfer for conservation: a successful but self-limiting incentive program” with Patricia Ruggiero, Alexander Pfaff, Liz Nichols and Jean Paul Metzger. Ecological Economics, 2022. (Online version)

"Does decentralized and voluntary commitment reduce deforestation? The effects of Programa Municípios Verdes" with Maria Alice Christofoletti and Wesley Campanharo. Environmental and Resource Economics, 2022. (Online version)

"Direct and indirect costs of Diabetes mellitus in Brazil in 2016" with Vanessa Boarati, Bruna Guidetti and Ana Clara Duran. Annals of Global Health, 2022.  (Online version)

"Alternative frameworks for cost-effectiveness analysis of environmental policies in maritime transport" with Andrea Lucchesi. Maritime Economics and Logistics, 2022 (Online version)

"'Placebo Tests' for the Impacts of Air Pollution on Health: The Challenge of Limited Healthcare Infrastructure" with Bruna Guidetti and Edson Severnini. AEA: Papers & Proceedings, 2021.  (Online version) (Data and Code)

" Distributional welfare and emissions effects of energy tax policies in Brazil" with Maria Alice Christofoletti. Energy Economics, 2021. (Online version)

"Winners and losers: the distributional impacts of a carbon tax in Brazil"  with Maria Alice Christofoletti. Ecological Economics, 2021. (Online Version) In the Newx (J. USP)

"Do temperature shocks affect non-agriculture wages in Brazil? Evidence from individual-level panel data" with Jaqueline Oliveira and Bruno Palialol. Environment and Development Economics, 2021. (Online version)

"The Impact of Climate Change on Internal Migration in Brazil” with Jaqueline Oliveira. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2020. (Online version)

"Price impact of taxes on sugary drinks in Brazil" with Carolina Garcia. Economics and Human Biology, 2020. (Online version)

 “Neutral carbon tax and environmental targets in Brazil” with Andrea Lucchesi, Bruno Toni Palialol and Carolina Policarpo Garcia. Economic Systems Research, 2018. Online Version.

Working Papers

"Health Shocks under Hospital Capacity Constraint: Evidence from Air Pollution in Sao Paulo, Brazil" with Bruna Guidetti and Edson Severnini. R&R (Current version)

"Unveiling the Dynamic Impact of Protected Areas: An Event Study Analysis to Assess Conservation Effectiveness" with Thiago Fonseca Morello Ramalho da Silva, Ana Carolina Pessôa, and Liana Anderson . (Current version) (2023 ASSA Poster)

"Own Goal: Impact of Soccer Matches on Domestic Violence in Brazil" with Isadora Bousquat Arabe. (Current version) (Dissertation)

"Health and diet quality oriented fiscal policies that enhance equity” with Maria Alice Christofoletti, Ana Clara Duran, Maria Laura Louzada, and Shu Wen Ng. R&R.

"Expected reduction in obesity of a 20% and 30% tax to Sugar-Sweetened-Beverages in Brazil: a modeling study" with  Ana Basto-Abreu, Rossana Torres-Alvarez, Ana Clara Duran, and Tonatiuh Barrientos-Gutierrez.  R&R.

"Reconciling the ``Borlaug'' and ``Rebound'' Hypothesis: sorting out credit's deforestation impact by separating out land's organization and uses" with Patricia Ruggiero, and Alexander Pfaff.

"Dynamic effects of smoking bans on addictive behavior among young adults" with Camila Steffens. Under Review. (Current version).

"Nonlinear Panel Models" with Robert Mendelsohn. Submitted (Please email for current version)

"Adaptation to Climate Change in a Spatial Equilibrium Model" with Gabriel Monteiro and Jaqueline Oliveira.

"Marriage in the time of Aids epidemic: an empirical analysis of Brazil" with Lorena Hakak. (Current version)

Other Publications

"Econometria Aplicada" with Denisard Alves. Campus-Elsevier, 2018 (Book, in Portuguese). Buy here.

"Association between long-term air pollution exposure and COVID-19 mortality in Latin America" with Jorge A Bonilla, Alejandro Lopez-Feldman, Nathaly M. Rivera, and J. Cristobal Ruiz-Tagle. Plos One, 2023 (Online version)

"Gender differences in academic career of economics in Brazil" with Maria Dolores Diaz, Fabiana Rocha, Liz Matsunaga, Renata Narita and Bruna Borges. Cuadernos de Economia, 2021. (Online version)

"In-kind transfers: distortion effects and impacts on household consumption” with Bruno Palialol. Economia Aplicada, 2021. (Online version).

"Does weather influence COVID-19 transmission?" with Bruno Palialol and Carlos Azzoni. Regional Science, Policy and Practice, 2020.  (Online version)

"Evaluating the Impact of the Selection Process of Principals in Brazilian Public Schools" with Andrea Lucchesi, Karen Mendes and Antonio Bresolin. Nova Economia, 2019. (Online version).

“Economic evaluation of massive restoration in Brazil: How to achieve the iNDC-Brazil target” with Andrea Lucchesi, Keyi Ando Ussami, Maria Alice Christofoletti, Eduardo Gusson  and Girlei Cunha. International Journal of Global Environmental Issues, 2019. Online version

"Pilot study of a two-arm non-randomized controlled cluster trial of a psychosocial intervention to improve late life depression in socioeconomically deprived areas of São Paulo, Brazil (PROACTIVE): feasibility study of a psychosocial intervention for late life depression in São Paulo" with Marcia Scazufca and others. BMC Public Health, 2019. Online Version.

"An investigation into software requirements for systems supporting task-shifted interventions in mental health" with Marcia Scazufca and others. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2019. Online Version.

“Climate and Weather Impacts on Agriculture: The Case of Brazil” with Denisard Alves. Economia Aplicada, 2018. (Online version)

"Long-term effects of structural changes in the Brazilian electricity matrix", with Andrea Lucchesi, Bruno Toni Palialol and Carolina Policarpo Garcia. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 2017. Online Version.