Research

Working Papers

Do Bigger Legislatures Lead to Bigger Government? Evidence from a Brazilian Municipal Council Reform Revise & Resubmit
With Evan Kresch, Rodrigo Schneider, and Mark Walker

Early-Life Exposure to Malaria and Adult Mortality: Evidence from the Brazilian Eradication Campaign
With Diogo Baerlocher.

Publications

Wrong Place, Wrong Time: The Long-Run Effects of In-Utero Exposure to Malaria on Educational Attainment Economics and Human Biology, 2022, 44, 101092.

Fiscal shocks, the real exchange rate and the trade balance: some evidence for emerging economies.
The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 2015, 15(2), 727-768.
With Diogo Baerlocher and Marcelo Eduardo Alves Silva.

In Portuguese

Analysis of Brazilian Exports: A Gravity-Based Estimate for the Grape Industry
Revista de Economia Agrícola, 2010 , 57(2), 81-98.
With Ecio de Farias Costa and Leonardo Ferraz Xavier.

Agricultural Production Efficiency in The São Francisco Valley Region, Brazil: score measurement and correlation factor analysis.
Revista de Economia Agrícola, 2016 , 63(2), 35-52.
With Ecio de Farias Costa, Emanoel de Souza Barros, and Leonardo Ferraz Xavier.

Selected Work in Progress

The Long-Run Impact of Historical Pathways on Economic Development
With Diogo Baerlocher, Diego Firmino, Guilherme Lambais, and Eustaquio Reis.

From Stagnation to Growth: The Role of Expropriation Risk on the Fertility Transition.
With Diogo Baerlocher and Stephen L. Parente.