My main areas of research are Development Economics and Public Policy, and also Operations Research. I conduct theoretical and empirical projects on bureaucracy and bureaucracy reform, corruption and intermediaries, the informal economy, and methods for planning and evaluating the spatial access to public services.
1 year(s) - TechnoServe, El Salvador and Nicaragua
5 year(s) - Large scale evaluation of the Poupatempo Citizen Service Center reform in Brazil (see publications). Project leader for the final evaluation of the Better Coffee Harvest project in El Salvador and Nicaragua (a Technoserve project). Regulatory Impact Assessment experience. Research methods paper on the Difference-in-Differences method (see publications, together with Gustavo Magalhães de Oliveira).
10 year(s) - Working with data and statistical analysis since around 2010, in different research projects.
2 year(s) - Created different surveys, among them the survey for the evaluation of the Poupatempo Citizen Service Center reform in Brazil (see publications).