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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.

  • Juliana Camargo

    Juliana Camargo

    Project Coordinator

    Holds a B.A. and a Master's in Economics from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) and a PhD from the Gutulio Vargas Foundation's São Paulo School of Economics (FGV EESP). Has experince working as a researcher in the Applied Microeconomics Center (C-Micro) and the Center for Learning on Evaluation and Results for Brazil and Lusophone Africa (FGV EESP Clear). Her work focuses on the areas of monitoring and evaluation of public policies and social projects, education economics and development microeconomics.

  • Gabriel Weber

    Gabriel Weber

    Research Coordinator

    Research coordinator in the Center for Learning on Evaluation and Results for Brazil and Lusophone Africa (FGV EESP Clear). He completed his M.A. in Economics at the Sao Paulo School of Economics at Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV EESP) in 2018 and is currently a Ph.D. student in Economics at the same institution. Gabriel has experience working in several impact evaluations and applied research projects in FGV EESP Clear and the Center for Applied Microeconomics (C-Micro) at FGV EESP, including projects in the fields of education, health and social policy, with experience in designing impact evaluations and conducting econometric analysis. He also has experience in content development in monitoring and evaluation methodologies.

  • Bruno Pantaleão

    Bruno Pantaleão

    Program Officer

    Holds a degree in International Relations (Ibmec, RJ) and a master's degree in Economics and Public Policy (Sciences Po, Paris). He has taken part, as an assistant researcher, in projects with the Chicago University and Columbia University. Bruno has worked as a Program Officer for the Columbia Global Centers in Rio de Janeiro, between 2015 and 2017, and as a Policy Analyst at the OECD Development Center, in 2018.

  • 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.

  • Amanda Arabage

    Amanda Arabage

    Researcher

    Holds a PhD in Economics from Sao Paulo School of Economics at Getulio Vargas Foundation (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.

  • 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 the Center for Learning on Evaluation and Results Brasil and Lusophone Africa (FGV EESP Clear).

  • 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.