Solange Ledi Gonçalves

Associate Professor of Economics

University of São Paulo (USP)

Office 244, 2nd floor (FEA 2)

Avenida Prof. Luciano Gualberto, 908, São Paulo, SP

Brazil 05508-010



Ph.D. in Economics, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil, 2017.

Visiting scholar, Sciences Po University, Paris, France, 2016.

M.Sc. in Economics, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil, 2013.

B.Sc. in Economics, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil, 2010.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Labor Economics

  • Family Economics

  • Applied Microeconometrics

  • Poverty Dynamics


Publications in portuguese

- Prize: BNDES Award 2015 – Best Master's Dissertation, First Place

Working papers

- Prize: XXIV Banco do Nordeste Award in Regional Economics 2020 – Best Paper, First Place.

In progress

- Prize: BID-IMDS-SBE 2022 Award – Best Paper, Second Place.- FAPESP Regular Grant 2020/2023. - Presented at The IZA World Labor Conference 2018, LACEA 2017, 39º Meeting of the Brazilian Econometric Society, 3rd International REAP & SBE Meetings 2017. - Previously called: Household job search and labor supply of secondary earners in the family.
  • Residential LPG demand in Brazil: A dynamic panel data approach (with Thiago Pastorelli Rodrigues).

  • Cooking Fuel Choice and Poverty in Rural Brazil (with Thiago Pastorelli Rodrigues).

  • O emprego doméstico e os ciclos econômicos no Brasil: uma análise para o período de 2002 a 2019 (with Luanna Tomé de Oliveira)

  • Desconstruindo o racismo estrutural: Programa de Trainee 2021 do Magazine Luiza (with Livia Ortega, Gabriela Brelàz, and Marcia de Azevedo).

Other publications


  • Econometrics (undergraduate - USP)

  • Distribution of Income, Poverty, and Inequality (undergraduate - USP)

  • Public Policy Analysis and Evaluation (graduate - UNIFESP)

  • Topics in Labor Economics (graduate - UNIFESP)