PORTELA, Andre

Education: 

PhD in Economics - Cornell University

Research Areas: 

  • Applied Microeconomics

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Shortbio: 

Professor at the School of Economics of São Paulo of Getulio Vargas Foundation and coordinator of Applied Microeconomics Center (C-Micro) from the same institution. Bachelor in Economics from the Bahia Federal University (1989), MA in Economics from the University of Sao Paulo (1995) and PhD in Economics - Cornell University (2001). He was professor of the University of São Paulo, adjunct assistant professor at Vanderbilt University and a visiting professor at Cornell University. He was editor of Estudos Economicos and executive secretary of the Brazilian Econometric Society. He has experience in Economics, with an emphasis on Labour Economics and Social Economy, acting on the following topics: labor market, social welfare, inequality, poverty, education, child labor, and evaluation of public policies.