Professor of Economics
University of São Paulo
FEA - Department of Economics
Avenida Prof. Luciano Gualberto, 908
São Paulo, SP
Ph.D. in Economics, University College London, UK, 2011.
M.Sc. in Economics, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2003.
B.Sc. in Economics, University of São Paulo, Brazil, 2001.
Self-Employment in Developing Countries: A Search-Equilibrium Approach, Review of Economic Dynamics, 35, p. 1-34, 2020.
Wages and Informality in Developing Countries (with Costas Meghir and Jean Marc Robin), American Economic Review, 105(4), p. 1509-1546, 2015.
Unintended Consequences of Unemployment Insurance: Evidence from Stricter Eligibility Criteria in Brazil (with Cristiano Carvalho and Raphael Corbi). Economics Letters, 162, p. 157-161, 2018.
Teenage Motherhood, Education and Labour Market Outcomes of the Mother: Evidence from Brazilian Data (with Maria Dolores Montoya Diaz). EconomiA, 17(2), p. 238-252, 2016.
Expanding Microfinance in Brazil: Credit Utilization and Performance of Small Firms (with Emmanuel Skoufias and Phillippe Leite), Journal of Development Studies, 49(9), 2013.
The Value of Health Insurance: A Household Job Search Approach (with Gabriella Conti and Rita Ginja).
Payroll Tax, Employment and Labor Market Concentration (with Erick Baumgartner and Raphael Corbi)
Producing Higher Quality Jobs: Enforcement of Mandated Benefits across Brazilian Cities between 1996-2007 (with Rita Almeida and Pedro Carneiro).
Does Access to Information Empower the Poor?: Evidence from the Dominican Republic(with Emmanuel Skoufias and Ambar Narayan), Policy Research Working Paper no. 6895, World Bank, 2014.
Household Job Search and Labor Supply of Secondary Earners (with Solange Gonçalves and Naercio Menezes-Filho)
Labor Courts, Job Search and Employment: Evidence from a labor reform in Brazil (with Raphael Corbi, Danilo Souza and Rafael Xavier)
Labor Market Effects of Employer-Provided Health Insurance (with Sergio Firpo, Carolina Ribeiro and Lorenzo Lagos)
Self-employment in the United Kingdom: The Role of Frictions and Labor Market Institutions (with Ítalo Franca)
Publications in Portuguese
A Influência da Opção Religiosa na Acumulação de Capital Humano (with Francisco Anuatti), Estudos Econômicos, 34, p. 453-486, 2004.
Decomposição da Evolução da Desigualdade de Renda no Brasil em Efeitos Idade, Período e Coorte (with Sergio Firpo and Gustavo Gonzaga), Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, 33(2), 2003.
Instrução Superior e Mercado de Trabalho no Brasil (with Reynaldo Fernandes), Economia Aplicada, 5(1), p. 7-32, 2001.