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  • André Portela de Souza

    André Portela de Souza

    Director

    Holds a B.A. in economics from the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), a Master’s in economics from the University of São Paulo and a PhD in economics from Cornell University. André has experience as a professor in the University of São Paulo, assistant professor at Vanderbilt University and visiting professor at Cornell University. Currently holds the position of professor at the Getulio Vargas Foundation’s São Paulo School of Economics (FGV EESP), coordinator of the Center for Applied Microeconomics (C-Micro) and director of the Center for Learning on Evaluation and Results for Brazil and Lusophone Africa (FGV EESP Clear).

  • Lycia Lima

    Lycia Lima

    Deputy director

    Holds a PhD in Public Administration and Government with emphasis on Politics and Economics of the Public Sector from (FGV EAESP), with visiting periods at Massachussets Institute of Tecnology (MIT) and University College London. Masters in Development Economics by University of London (SOAS), UK. Graduated in Economics by Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil. She is currently a lecturer at (FGV EAESP), deputy director of Clear Center for Learning on Evaluation and Results for Brazil and Lusophone Africa (FGV EESP Clear) , associate researcher in Center for Applied Microeconomics (C-Micro - EESP FGV) and associate researcher in Center for Politics and Economics of the Public Sector (Cepesp/FGV). Previously held positions in the World Bank in Washington DC, the UN in Geneva, the Secretariat of Strategic Affairs of the Presidency of Brazil and the Government of Minas Gerais State in Brazil. Her research interests are Applied Microeconomics, particularly public policy evaluation of human capital investments interventions (Early Childhood, Education and Labor Market). She also works on research in the areas of Urban Economics and Public Finance.

  • Tomás Málaga

    Tomás Málaga

    Senior Consultant

    Peruvian economist living in Brazil since 1978, has spent most of his career in the private sector, focusing on the design of investment strategies for banks and clients. Held the position of chief economist at Itaú Bank in São Paulo and Itaú Private Bank in New York between 2000 and 2016 and has worked for GE-Capital Brazil managing consumer credit portfolios. His experience also encompasses the public sector - in the Central Bank of Peru - and academia - in the Getulio Vargas Foundation. Holds a PhD in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and a B.A. in Economics from the Catholic University of Peru.

  • Felipe Garcia

    Felipe Garcia

    Research Associate

    Felipe Garcia is a full professor of Economics in Federal University of Pelotas. He holds a PhD in Economics from Getulio Vargas Foundation (2013). He has worked as a consultant for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and visiting Researcher at the Institute of Applied Economics Research (IPEA-Brazil). Also, he was Deputy Secretary of Economic Policy in Brazilian Ministry of the Economy.

  • Lucas Finamor

    Lucas Finamor

    Research Associate

    Lucas Finamor has graduation in Economics in University of São Paulo and a Master in Economics in Getulio Vargas Foundation São Paulo School of Economics (FGV EESP). Nowadays, he is a PhD student in Economics at Yale University. His research is focused on Labour Economics and Education Economics. He has done impact evaluation for a variety of programs and public policies.

  • Nicolás Ajzenman

    Nicolás Ajzenman

    Research associate

    Assistant Professor at the São Paulo School of Economics (FGV), He holds a Ph.D. in Economics (Sciences Po, Paris) a Master in Public Administration in International Development (Harvard University), a Master in Economics (Universidad de San Andres) and a BA in Economics (Universidad de Buenos Aires). Previous to joining FGV, he was a visiting scholar in Behavioral Economics at the Inter-American Development Bank. He is also an affiliated researcher at the Center for Evidence-Based Policy at Torcuato Di Tella University in Argentina (UTDT) and an associated researcher at the Center for Evaluation and Results Learning for Brazil and Lusophone Africa (FGV-EESP Clear). His research is focused in the areas of Development Economics, Behavioral Economics, Political Economy and Applied Microeconomics.

  • Rodrigo Oliveira

    Rodrigo Oliveira

    Research associate

    Professor of Economics at the Federal University of Bahia and PhD in Economics at the Federal University of Pernambuco. Has experience in impact evaluation focusing on Education, Health, Poverty and Inequality. He is currently an associate researcher at the Center for Integrating Health Knowledge and Data (CIDACS - Fiocruz) where he conducts the Impact of Minha Casa Minha Vida Housing program and the Bolsa Familia Program on health outcomes and at the Applied Economics Research Group - UFBA where he conducts the impact evaluation of quota policy on academic performance and labor market.

  • Lara Mesquita

    Lara Mesquita

    Coordinator of Knowledge and Evidence Dissemination

    Currently is Postdoc at the Center for Politics and Economics of the Public Sector (FGV-CEPESP), holds a degree in Social Sciences and a Master's degree in Political Science from the University of São Paulo, and a PhD in Political Science from Rio de Janeiro State University. Mesquita is a member of the Chamber of Researchers at the Brazilian Center of Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP). Previously (2015 – 2017) was Academic Director at Parliament School at Sao Paulo City Council.

  • Gabriela Lacerda

    Gabriela Lacerda

    Institutional Relations Manager

    Consultant of the Independent Evaluation Group at the World Bank and Institutional Relations Manager at FGV EESP Clear. She has lead the creation and institutionalization of a pioneering monitoring and evaluation system in Brazil, in subnational level, and collaborates in the building of institutional evaluation capacities. She is a Social Scientist, and Post-Graduate in Constitutional Law, with more than 15 years of experience in public administration at national and subnational levels. She was Secretary of Strategic Actions in the State of Espírito Santo, President of Jones dos Santos Neves Institute and also worked for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

  • Amanda Arabage

    Amanda Arabage

    Researcher

    Holds a PhD in Economics from Getulio Vargas Foundation's São Paulo School of Economics (FGV EESP), holds B.A. and a Master's in Economics from the same institution. Researcher in the Applied Microeconomics Center (C-Micro) and and in Center for Learning on Evaluation and Results for Brazil and Lusophone Africa (FGV EESP Clear). She has worked in various impact evaluations and applied research projects both in C-Micro and other research centers. She has experience in designing impact evaluation methodology, conducting econometric analysis, writing reports, and presenting results to both academic and non-academy audiences. Also has experience in content development for monitoring and evaluation courses as well as teaching impact evaluation methods.

  • Camila Magalhães

    Camila Magalhães

    Researcher

    Bachelor in Economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Master in Economics from the University of São Paulo (USP), Post-Graduated in Government Management and Public Policies Analysis from PUC-Rio and MBA from SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy. Worked with macroeconomic research for eight years. While in the municipality of Rio de Janeiro, was responsible for the creation and implementation of programs. Since 2017 has worked with international strategy and strategic planning in multinational companies, and as a consultant, in projects related to strategy and public policies.

  • Camila Soares

    Camila Soares

    Researcher

    Camila received her Bachelor's degree in Economics from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and Masters, also in Economics, from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (PPGE/UFRJ). She is currently a PhD candidate at the Public Administration and Government Program at the São Paulo School of Administration of Getulio Vargas Foundation (EAESP/FGV). As part of her PhD Program, Camila was a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Sociology of Harvard University in 2019. Previously, she worked as researcher at the Center for Public Policies of Insper, in projects from the Institute Ayrton Senna Cathedra. She has broad experience in public policies, with emphasis in education an impact evaluation.

  • Gabriel Weber

    Gabriel Weber

    Researcher

    Gabriel Weber holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Sao Paulo School of Economics of Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV EESP) and is a PhD’s student in Economics at the same institution. Has worked developing content about monitoring and evaluation of policies and programs, and designing and conducting impact evaluations, including projects in education, health and social policies.

  • Juliana Camargo

    Juliana Camargo

    Researcher

    Researcher at FGV EESP Clear and at the Applied Microeconomics Center (C-Micro). Holds a PhD from the Getulio Vargas Foundation's São Paulo School of Economics (FGV EESP), B.A. and a Master's in Economics from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). She has worked with impact evaluation of public policies and social programs with focus in education, early childhood, socioemotional skills, inequality, local development, and poverty. She has also coordinated a team for primary data collection for impact evaluation and in the development of programs’ Theory of Change.

  • Maria Eugenia Sozio

    Maria Eugenia Sozio

    Researcher

    At the Center for Learning on Evaluation and Results for Lusophone Africa and Brazil (FGV EESP Clear), Maria provides technical assistance in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) projects. Previously, she coordinated sample surveys focused on children and youth in different sectors, including intergovernmental agencies, academia and non-profit organizations. In her last positions, she worked as a researcher at the University of Luxembourg and, more recently, as a consultant at UNICEF. Her main interests involve research methodologies and transparency in data production, as well as evidence-informed policies. She holds a Master of Science in Business Administration from Trinity College, University of Dublin and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.

  • Marina Lafer

    Marina Lafer

    Researcher

    Holding a Bachelor of Public Administration degree from Getulio Vargas Foundation in São Paulo, Brazil, and a Master’s degree in the same field from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, Marina aims to establish connections between academics and practitioners on public policy and development affairs, across the public and non-governmental sectors. Her work at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), and, more recently, at FGV EESP Clear, involves jointly building M&E capacity with governments and fostering the use of evidence for decision making and program improvement. Previously, she worked at the São Paulo State Government and as consultant for municipalities in Brazil in themes such as governance, institutional strengthening, State modernization and people management in the public sector, projects in which she supported administrations in the redesign of their departments, attributions and careers.

  • Priscilla Bacalhau

    Priscilla Bacalhau

    Researcher

    Master’s and PhD in Economics from the São Paulo School of Economics of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV EESP), and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE). During her doctorate, Priscilla spent time as a visiting student researcher at the Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE). She works in Applied Microeconomics with a focus on Education, and has vast experience in qualitative and quantitative research, educational and demographic data base processing as well as impact evaluation of public policies and social programs. Priscilla has worked as a consultant for a variety of institutions including the World Bank, as a research specialist at Insper and at the Unibanco Institute.

  • Alei Santos

    Alei Santos

    Research Assistant

    Has a undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) and is finishing his M.Sc. in economics in the same institution. Is a researcher in the Center for Studies in Applied Microeconomics (C-Micro) and in FGV EESP Clear.

  • Fernanda Dachi Carrets

    Fernanda Dachi Carrets

    Research Assistant

    Economist with a Master’s degree in Applied Economics from the Federal University of Rio Grande (FURG). Fernanda is a PhD student at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and research assistant at FGV EESP Clear. Her main fields of interest are public policies and social policies evaluation.

  • Gabriel Marcondes

    Gabriel Marcondes

    Research Assistant

    Gabriel Marcondes dos Santos is Bachelor in Economics from University of São Paulo (USP). Nowadays, he is a Master's Degree student in Economics at Getulio Vargas Foundation's São Paulo School of Economics (FGV EESP) and research assistant at FGV EESP Clear.

  • Giovanna Chaves

    Giovanna Chaves

    Research Assistant

    Giovanna is research assistant at FGV EESP Clear. She previously worked as research assistant at the Center for Advanced Hindsight at Duke University, and in several organizations in the fields of education and social impact around the world. She has a BSc in Economics from Minerva Schools at KGI.

  • Luise Araújo

    Luise Araújo

    Research Assistant

    Luise is a Public Policies student at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). She was a research assistant for PIBIC-CNPq/UFRGS on a project of e-participation in municipal governments in Brazil. Furthermore, she worked with a case study about urban regimes for INCT Observatório das Metrópoles, Porto Alegre. At FGV EESP Clear, Luise is a research assistant on the "Experimental Evaluation of the Primeira Infância Melhor Program".

  • Pedro Drugowick

    Pedro Drugowick

    Research Assistant

    Pedro Drugowick is an economist graduated from the School of Economics, Business and Accounting of the University of São Paulo (USP). Nowadays, he is a Master student at the São Paulo School of Economics at Getulio Vargas Foundation (EESP FGV) and research assistant at FGV EESP Clear.

  • Luciano Máximo

    Luciano Máximo

    Knowledge and Evidence Dissemination

    Journalist with a Master’s degree in Public Policies from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), and currently finishing the Advanced Program in Public Management at Insper, having a scholarship granted by Brava Foundation. At FGV EESP Clear, Luciano conducted the Covid-19 Evidence Monitor project and supports the organization in communications and content production. As a journalist, he worked at some of the main Brazilian media outlets, covering the public sector, politics, and economics and business. In almost ten years at Valor Econômico, he has helped to structure the newspaper’s coverage of public policy. He has also worked in communications, press office and institutional relations for both the private sector and NGOs. Between 2019 and 2020 he was Programme Director of the Secretary of Economic Development of the São Paulo State Government, responsible for the design, implementation and execution of professional qualification and employability policies. Since March 2019, he produces the Tax Justice Network Portuguese podcast “É da sua conta” on fiscal justice and financial and tax transparency.

  • Marina Ribeiro

    Marina Ribeiro

    Knowledge and Evidence Dissemination

    Journalist graduated from the School of Communications and Arts of University of São Paulo (ECA-USP), she has worked as a reporter in the main Brazilian communication companies, until she made a career transition to work with public policies in the third sector. She is a Master's student of Public Policies at Insper, where she has also worked as a research assistant at the Center for Measurement for Socioenvironmental Impact Investments (Insper Metricis). She works with Knowledge and Evidence Dissemination and Institutional Relations at FGV EESP Clear.

  • Victor Corrêa

    Victor Corrêa

    Knowledge and Evidence Dissemination

    Journalist graduated from the School of Communications of University of Brasília (UnB), nowadays studies Philosophy at University of São Paulo (USP). He worked at the Instituto Socioambiental’s office in Brasília, covering themes related to traditional peoples’ rights and socioenvironmental protection in Brazil. At FGV EESP Clear, works in the Knowledge and Evidence Dissemination and Institutional Relations team.