Research

Working Papers

"Heterogeneous welfare and emission effects of energy tax policies in Brazil" with Maria Alice Christofoletti. Revise and Resubmit, Energy Economics. (Current version)

"The economic burden of Diabetes mellitus in Brazil" with Vanessa Boarati, Bruna Guidetti and Ana Clara Duran. Revise and Resubmit, Annals of Global Health (Current version)

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

"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 (Current version)

"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 (Please email for current version)

"Crime and Economic Growth: A Case Study of Manaus" with Pedro Davi. Under Review (Current version)

"Estimating a Nonlinear Model of Climate and Weather Simultaneously" with Wade Davis and Robert Mendelsohn. Under Review (Please email for current version)

"Are women less persistent? Evidence from submissions to a nationwide meeting of Economics" with Maria Dolores Diaz, Fabiana Rocha, Liz Matsunaga, Renata Narita, Bruna Borges and Clara Brenck. Under Review.

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

"Brazilian emissions from ships" with Andrea Lucchesi and Camila Steffens. (Please email for current version)

"Effects of a 20% price increase of sugar-sweetened beverages on consumption and welfare in Brazil” with Maria Alice Christofoletti, Carlos Augusto Monteiro, Rafael Claro, Ana Clara Duran and Shu Wen Ng. (Current version)

"Cost-effectiveness and Cost-benefit Analysis of the Impact of Environmental Policies in the Maritime Transport Sector" with Andrea Lucchesi, Matheus Rosso and Camila Steffens. (Please email for current version)

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

"Cigarette Consumers Behavior: Effects of Smoking Bans in Brazil" with Camila Steffens. Camila's Master Dissertation.

Selected Publications

In English:

"'Placebo Tests' When Examining 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)

"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. Accepted for publication: Ecological Economics, 2022. (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.

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

"Do weather shocks affect wages in the non-agriculture sectors in Brazil? Evidence from employer-employee longitudinal 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)

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

"In-kind transfers: distortion effects and impacts on household consumption” with Bruno Palialol. Accepted for publication: Economia Aplicada. (Current 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).

"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.

“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

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

Book (in Portuguese)

"Econometria Aplicada" with Denisard Alves. Campus-Elsevier, 2018. Buy here.