Working Papers

Working Papers 

1. Does Credit Affect Deforestation? Evidence from a Rural Credit Policy in the Brazilian Amazon (with Juliano Assunção, Clarissa Gandour and Romero Rocha). Featured in Valor Econômico 29/01/13. Op-ed in O Globo, 13/02/2013 [paper]. Revise & Resubmit invited by the Economic Journal.

2. Do Lower Taxes Reduce Informality? Evidence from Brazil (with Gabriel Ulyssea and Laísa Rachter). Featured in Folha de São Paulo 28/08/2016 [paper]

3. Efeitos do FUNDEF/B sobre Frequência Escolar, Fluxo Escolar e Trabalho Infantil: Uma Análise com Base nos Censos de 2000 e 2010 (with Gabriela F. da Cruz) [paper] Revise & Resubmit invited by Estudo Econômicos.

Current Projects

Does Universalization of Health Work? Evidence from Health Systems Restructuring and Maternal and Child Health in Brazil (with Sonia Bhalotra and Rodrigo R. Soares).

Copayment of Prescription Drugs, Health Care Utilization and Health Outcomes: Evidence from a Developing Country (with Pedro Americo).

Climate Change, Temperature Extremes and Inequality in Health Outcomes (with Dimitri Szerman).

The Timing of Fertility in India: Evidence from Microdata (with Sonia Bhalotra).

Economic Downturns and Pentecostal Upsurge in Brazil (with Angelo Marcantônio and Francisco J. Costa).