Education and Employment History

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EDUCATION

Ph.D., Economics, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), July 2004

M.A., Economics, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), September 2001

M.A., Economics, Pontifical Catholic University (PUC-Rio), Brazil, July 1999

B.A., Economics, Pontifical Catholic University (PUC-Rio), Brazil, January 1997

 

Employment history

July 2014 -- Present: Assistant Professor

Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Department of Economics, Duke University (secondary appointment)

August 2012 -- June 2014: Visiting Associate Professor | Lecturer

Research Program in Development Studies, Princeton University

Program in Latin American Studies, Princeton University

August 2010 -- May 2014 (on-leave 2012-2014): Associate Professor

Department of Economics, University of Sao Paulo - Brazil

August 2007 -- July 2010: Lecturer | Assistant Professor

Department of Economics, University of Sao Paulo - Brazil

August 2004 -- August 2009 (on-leave 2007-2009): Assistant Professor

Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago

 

AFFILIATIONS

July 2019 -- Present:

Science Core co-Director

Duke Population Research Center (DPRC), Duke Population Research Institute, Duke University

January 2015 -- Present:

Research Affiliate, Durham Children's Data Center, Center for Child and Family Policy, Duke University

July 2014 -- Present:

Research Affiliate, Duke Population Research Institute (DuPRI), Duke University

July 2014 -- Present:

Faculty Affiliate, Duke Center for International Development (DCID), Duke University

May 2011 -- Present:

Research Affiliate, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), MIT

May 2008 -- Present:

Research Fellow, Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD)

August 2007 -- May 2014:

Researcher/Consultant, Fundacao Instituto de Pesquisas Economicas, FIPE, Brazil

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Richard A. Stubbing Award for Graduate Teaching and Mentoring, Duke University, 2019.

BNDES/Brazilian Ministry of Development M.A. Thesis Award, Chair-Advisor to Heitor Sandes Pellegrina, 2nd prize, 2013.

Teacher of the Year, Undergraduate Students' Association, FEA/USP, 2011.

Best Article by a Brazilian Economist (Haralambos Simeonidis Prize), 2008.

Royal Economic Society Award, Article of the Year, 2006.

Runner-up to the Dorothy Thomas Award, Population Association of America, 2005.

BNDES/Brazilian Ministry of Development M.A. Thesis Award, 1st prize, 2002.

Honors Pass International Economics Field, 2001 (UCLA, A. Lahiri, E. Leamer, C. Vegh).

Honors Pass Econometrics Field, 2000 (UCLA, K. Hirano, G. Imbens, E. Kyriazidou).

Rio de Janeiro Economics Association B.A. Thesis Award, 1997.