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Universal Basic Income in Developing Countries: Pitfalls and Alternatives
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2021)
This article studies the short -and long-term effects of Universal Basic Income programs - a uniform transfer to every individual in society - in the context of a developing economy and compares this policy with other ...
Returns and intergenerational mobility of education during period of falling earnings inequality in Brazil
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2017-12-21)
Education related changes are often argued as the main reasons for changes in earnings distribuctions. However, omitted variable and measurement error biases possibly affect econometric estimates of these effects. Brazil ...
Growth and shared prosperity in Brazil
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2017-12)
This paper proposes extensions of the idea of shared prosperity and inclusive development. It explores dynamic growth linkages between mean income, inequality and social welfare, on the one hand, and different labor ...
Income polices, income distribution, and the distribution of opportunities in Brazil
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-graduação em Economia, 2008-09-04)
Poverty, inequality and income policies: Lula's real
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2007-12-01)
Desigualdade, estabilidade e bem-estar social
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2006-12-01)
Income inequality in a job-search model with heterogeneous discount factors: (revised version, forthcoming 2006, Revista Economia)
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-graduação em Economia, 2006-01-01)
This paper investigates the income inequality generated by a jobsearch process when di§erent cohorts of homogeneous workers are allowed to have di§erent degrees of impatience. Using the fact the average wage under the ...
The effects of longevity and distortions on education and retirement
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2005-06-02)
This article studies the impact of longevity and taxation on life-cycle decisions and long-run income. Individuals allocate optimally their total lifetime between education, working and retirement. They also decide at each ...
Inflation and income inequality: a shopping-time aproach: (Forthcoming, Journal of Development Economics)
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-graduação em Economia, 2004-09-01)
Our work is based on a simpliÖed heterogenous-agent shoppingtime economy in which economic agents present distinct productivities in the production of the consumption good, and di§erentiated access to transacting assets. ...
On the positive correlation between income inequality and unemployment
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-graduação em Economia, 2004-08-01)
Several empirical studies in the literature have documented the existence of a positive correlation between income inequalitiy and unemployment. I provide a theoretical framework under which this correlation can be better ...