Research

Working Papers:

Regional funding and regional inequalities in the Brazilian Northeast

with Debora Cardoso, Luiz Carlos Ribeiro, Kenia Barreto Souza, and Edson Domingues. Submitted.

Impacts of Credit Program on Employment and Income in the Brazilian Semiarid Area

Presented in: 62nd North American Regional Science Council (NARSC), Portland, USA, 2015

Impact of public irrigation projects on poverty in the Brazilian semi arid area

with Yony Sampaio. Presented at the 62nd North American Regional Science Council (NARSC), Portland, 2015

The effects of intergovernmental transfers on inter and intra regional inequalities in Brazil

with Yony Sampaio. Presented at the 63th North American Regional Science Council (NARSC), Minneapolis, 2016.

Selected Publications:

Poverty in the Brazilian Northeast: a multidimensional analysis

(with Yony Sampaio) Revista de Economia Contemporanea, n. 19, v.1, p. 74-96. July, 2015

Promoting the financial sector as a regional development strategy - the Brazilian Northeast case

(with Alexandre Rands Barros) Revista Desenbahia, n. 15 / sep. 2011 109-127, 2011

Decomposition of T-Theil index: an analysis of income inequality in the Northeastern states of Brazil

(with Tatiane de Menezes) Revista Economica do Nordeste, v. 41, p. 433 - 454, 2010