Rafael P. Ribas. Fields of Interest: Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance, Public Economics, Applied Econometrics – KIPDF.COM

Rafael P. Ribas Contact Amsterdam Business School, Finance Group Faculty of Economics and Business P.O. Box 15953 1001 NL Amsterdam, Netherlands Phone: +31 (0) 20 525 7179 Primary e-mail:

Secondary e-mail:

Fields of Interest: Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance, Public Economics, Applied Econometrics

CURRENT POSITION Assistant Professor, Finance Group, University of Amsterdam, starting August 2014.

EDUCATION Ph.D. Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008-2014 M.A. Economics, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2004-2006 B.A. Economics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 2000-2004

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS Best Paper Award, Review of Corporate Finance Studies, Society for Financial Studies, May 2015. Medal for Research on Development: Social Protection and Social Policies, 2nd Prize, Global Development Network (GDN), June 2013. McNatt Memorial Award for Outstanding Student in Labor Economics, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, Fall 2013. Lemann Graduate Fellowship for Brazilian Studies, Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies, University of Illinois, Fall 2013. Robert Willis Harbeson Memorial Dissertation Fellowship, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, Fall 2011 and Fall 2012. List of Teachers Rated as Excellent by their Students, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, Fall 2010. Tinker Field Research Grant, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, University of Illinois, Summer 2010. Summer Research Award, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, Summer 2010. Jorge Paulo Lemann Ph.D. Scholarship, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, 2008-2009. Best Academic Article on Labor Market, Bank of Brazil, Prêmio Valores do Brasil, 2008. Brazilian National Award for Master Theses in Economics, 5th prize, Brazilian Development Bank, 2007.

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PUBLICATIONS Refereed Journals “The effect of age at school entry on college admission and earnings: a regression-discontinuity approach,” with Rafael Matta, Breno Sampaio, and Gustavo Sampaio, IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2016, 5 (9): 1-25. “Is the Stock Market Just a Side-Show? Evidence from a Structural Reform,” with Murillo Campello and Albert Wang, Review of Corporate Finance Studies, 2014, 3 (1-2): 1-38. [Editor’s choice] – Winner of the RCFS Best Paper Award, SFS, 2015. “Do Changes in the Labour Market Take Families Out of Poverty? Determinants of Exiting Poverty in Brazilian Metropolitan Regions,” with Ana Flávia Machado, Journal of Development Studies, 2010, 46 (9): 1503-1522. – Winner of the Best Academic Article on Labor Market, Bank of Brazil, 2008. “The Impact Evaluation of a rural CCT Programme on outcomes beyond health and education,” with Fábio Veras Soares and Guilherme Hirata, Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2010, 2 (1): 138157. “Evaluating the Impact of Brazil’s Bolsa Família: Cash Transfer Programmes in Comparative Perspective,” with Fábio Veras Soares and Rafael Osório, Latin American Research Review, 2010, 45 (2): 173-190. “Debating Targeting Methods for Cash Transfers: A Multidimensional Index vs. an Income Proxy for Paraguay’s Tekoporã Programme,” with Guilherme Hirata and Fábio Veras Soares, Cepal Review, 2010, 100: 205-216.

Book Chapters “How Much do Non-cash Components and Externalities Affect the Impact of Cash Transfers” with Fábio Veras Soares, Clarissa Teixeira, Elydia Silva, and Guilherme Hirata, In IPC-IG collection of One Pagers, v. 2, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, Brasília, pp. 109-109, 2014. “Where Are the Jobs that Take People Out of Poverty in Brazil?” with Ana Flávia Machado, In IPC-IG collection of One Pagers, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, Brasília, pp. 61-61, 2009. “First Results of a Preliminary Evaluation of the Bolsa Família Program,” with Ana Maria H. de Oliveira, Mônica V. Andrade, Anne Resende, Clarissa Rodrigues, and Laetícia de Souza, In Evaluation of MDS Policies and Programs – Results, v. 2, edited by Jeni Vaitsman and Rômulo Paes-Sousa, MDS/SAGI, Brasília, pp. 19-64, 2007.

Refereed Journals in Portuguese “Distinguishing Chronic Poverty from Transient Poverty in Brazil: Developing a Model for Pseudo-Panel Data,” with Ana Flávia Machado and André Golgher, Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, 2011, 41 (2): 287-336. “Attrition in Panel Surveys: the case of the Brazilian Monthly Employment Survey (PME/IBGE),” with Sergei Soares, Estudos Econômicos, 2010, 40 (1): 213-244. “The imputation of non-labor income in the Brazilian Monthly Employment Survey (PME/IBGE) and its benefits in dynamic analyses of poverty and inequality,” with Ana Flávia Machado, Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, 2009, 39 (3): 365-396.

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“On the Panel of the Brazilian Monthly Employment Survey (PME/IBGE),” with Sergei Soares, Revista Brasileira de Estatística, 2009, 70 (233): 75-108. “Vulnerability to Poverty in Brazil: measuring risk and conditionality based on household consumption function,” Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, 2007, 37 (2): 299-343. “Mobility into and out of poverty and labor market insertion: an analysis for Metropolitan Regions in Brazil in 2004,” with Ana Flávia Machado and Mariângela Penido, Economia Aplicada, 2007, 11 (2): 253-279. “Characterizing urban poverty over time: the use of the Age-Period-Cohort model for estimating chronic and transient poverty trends in Brazil,” Revista Brasileira de Estudos de População, 2007, 24 (1): 139-161. “Family farmers, extractive activity, and sustainability: the case of ‘samambaieiros’ in the North Coast of Rio Grande do Sul,” with Christiane Severo and Lovois Miguel, Brazilian Review of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, 2007, 45 (1): 205-226. “Determinants of relative poverty in Brazilian urban areas,” Revista Econômica do Nordeste, 2007, 37 (4): 530-549. “The ‘sesmeiro-pecuarista’ heritage and its influence on current development: the case of Encruzilhada do Sul-RS according to the Agrarian System approach,” with Lovois Miguel, História Econômica & História de Empresas, 2006, 8 (1): 107-138. “Extraction and Trade of Decorative Foliages in the Atlantic Forest: the case of Leather Fern (Rumohra adiantiformis) in RS,” with Lovois Miguel, Brazilian Review of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, 2004, 42 (4): 575-596. “History and socioeconomic development of Encruzilhada do Sul-RS according with agrarian system approach,” with Lovois Miguel, Redes, 2004, 9 (3): 111-143. “Economic and social aspects of leather fern’s productive chain in the Atlantic Coast Region of RS,” with L. Guimarães, L. Miguel, A. C. Dourado, R. Kubo, and G. Coelho de Souza, Redes, 2002, 7 (2): 153166.

Book Chapters in Portuguese “Grupos de Uso e as Espécies Prioritárias, Rumohra adiantiformis (Samambaia-Preta),” with C. Baldauf, R. Kubo, G. Coelho de Souza, M. S. Reis, and L. Miguel, In Espécies Nativas da Flora Brasileira de Valor Econômico Atual ou Potencial: Plantas para o Futuro – Região Sul, edited by Lidio Coradin, Alexandre Siminski, Ademir Reis, Ministério do Meio Ambiente, Brasília, pp. 794-807, 2011. “The productive chain of leather fern in the North Coast of Rio Grande do Sul,” with Christiane Severo and Lovois Miguel, In Extrativismo de Samambaia-Preta no Rio Grande do Sul, edited by Coelho de Souza, Rumi Kubo, and Lovois Miguel, Editora da UFRGS, Porto Alegre, pp. 103-120, 2008. “Typology of Agricultural Systems including extraction of leather fern,” with Christiane Severo and Lovois Miguel, In Extrativismo de Samambaia-Preta no Rio Grande do Sul, edited by Coelho de Souza, Rumi Kubo, and Lovois Miguel, Editora da UFRGS, Porto Alegre, pp. 121-138, 2008.

WORKING PAPERS “The External Cost of Prostitution,” with Murillo Campello and Erasmo Giambona “Direct and Indirect Effects of Cash Transfers on Entrepreneurship” (under revision) – 2nd Prize, Medal for Research on Development, GDN, 2013. “Contrasts in Style and CEO Impact on Corporate Policy,” with Igor Cunha. (under revision)

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SOFTWARE “MDRD: module to multidimensional RDD and difference-in-discontinuity” for Stata. Available at: https://sites.google.com/site/r4ribas/codes/packages

WORK IN PROGRESS “Do Investors and Sales Respond to Human Rights Violations?” “Do Managers Hold Cash to Boost Share Prices? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment” “Estimating Difference-in-Slope (or Difference-in-Difference with Continuous Treatment),” with Guilherme Hirata “‘Big Fish’ or Class Quality? The two sides of peer effect in college,” with Breno Sampaio and Giuseppe Trevisan.

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS “The Programa Subsidio de Alimentos in Mozambique: Baseline Evaluation,” with Fábio Veras Soares and Guilherme Hirata, Policy Research Brief, n. 14, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2010. “How Much Do Non-Cash Components and Externalities Affect the Impact of Cash Transfers?” with Fábio Veras Soares, Clarissa Teixeira, Elydia Silva, and Guilherme Hirata, One Pager, n. 101, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, June 6th, 2010. “Targeting and Coverage of the Bolsa Família Programme: Why Knowing What You Measure Is Important in Choosing the Numbers,” with Sergei Soares and Fábio Veras Soares, Technical Report, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2010. “Employment and Poverty Dynamics in Brazil,” with Ana Flávia Machado, Poverty in Focus, n. 16, p. 10-11, International Poverty Centre, December 2008. “The Impact of CCTs: What We Know and What We Are Not Sure About,” with Fábio Veras Soares and Guilherme Hirata, Poverty in Focus, n. 15, p. 12-13, International Poverty Centre, August 2008. “Needs Assessments: Why they are Important for CCT Programmes,” with Karla P. Corrêa, Poverty in Focus, n. 15, p. 26-27, International Poverty Centre, August, 2008. “Where Are the Jobs that Take People Out of Poverty in Brazil?” with Ana Flávia Machado, One Pager, n. 61, International Poverty Centre, July 27th, 2008.

RESEARCH GRANTS World Bank, “Job Quality and Wage Mobility in Brazil,” (with Ana Flávia Machado), 2010-2011. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), “Impact Evaluation for the Programa Subsídio de Alimentos (PSA) in Mozambique,” (with Fábio Veras Soares and Guilherme Hirata), 2008-2011. Poverty and Economic Policy Research Network (PEP), “Estimating Participation and Spill-over Effects in Conditional Cash Transfer Programs,” (with Fábio Veras Soares, Guilherme Hirata, Tatiana Britto, Elydia da Silva, and Joana Costa), 2008-2010. Gabinete de Coordinación de Políticas Sociales del Gobierno Dominicano (GSRD), “Diseño de la Línea de Base y Evaluación de Impacto del Programa Solidariedad de la Red de Protección Social de la Republica Dominicana,” (with Fábio Veras Soares and Guilherme Hirata), 2007-2008.

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Gesellschaft Fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), “Evaluación de la Prueba Piloto del Programa Tekoporã de la Red de Protección y Promoción Social del Paraguay,” (with Fábio Veras Soares and Guilherme Hirata), 2006-2008.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Business School, Finance Group: – Course coordinator, Entrepreneurial Finance (MSc course), since Spring 2015. – Course coordinator, International Financial Economics (MSc course), since Spring 2015. – Course coordinator, Fixed Income Risk Management (MSc course), since Spring 2016. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: – Teaching assistant, Macroeconomic Theory I (PhD course), Fall 2010. – Teaching assistant, Economic Statistics II (undergraduate course), Spring 2010 and 2011. – Teaching assistant, Quantitative Finance (MSc course), Summer 2011, 2012, and 2013. Federal University of Minas Gerais, Department of Economics, Belo Horizonte, Brazil: – Instructor, Economics A II (undergraduate course), 2005. – Teaching assistant, Econometrics I (undergraduate course), 2005. – Teaching assistant, Macroeconomics II (undergraduate course), 2005.

WORK EXPERIENCE Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois, Research Assistant for Prof. Darren Lubotsky, Urbana IL, 2011-2013. Office of Evaluation and Oversight, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Intern, Washington DC, Summer 2009. International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), United Nations Development Programme, Associate Researcher, Brasília, Brazil, 2006-2008. Center of Developing and Regional Planning, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Research Assistant, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 2006. Center of Economic Studies and Researches, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Research Assistant, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2001-2004.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS – Maastricht University and United Nations University, School of Governance, 2017 (scheduled). – World Bank Impact Evaluation Workshop on “Trade and Competiveness,” Istanbul, 2015. – IDRC/IPC Seminar on “Social protection, entrepreneurship and labour market activation: Evidence for better policies,” 2014. – PUC-Rio, Department of Economics, 2014.

– University of Amsterdam, Finance Group, 2014. – Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Graduate Program in Economics, 2014. – Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Cedeplar, 2014. – Brazilian Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA), 2007 and 2014. – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Labor and Employment Relations, 2013. – University of Illinois at Chicago, IGPA, 2013.

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– Inter-American Development Bank, Office of Evaluation and Oversight, 2009. – Universidade Católica de Brasília, Graduate Program in Economics, 2007.

INVITED LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS – Workshop, “Econometric Methods for Impact Evaluation,” Social Contract Center, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, and the Egyptian Information and Decision Support Center, Cairo, Egypt, 2014. – Workshop, “Econometric Methods for Impact Evaluation,” University of Brasília and Brazilian Office of the Inspector General of the Union, Brasília, Brazil, 2008. – Lecture, “Statistical Analyses of Income Distribution,” University of Brasília, Brasília, Brazil, 2007.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS – Stata Conference, Chicago, 2016. – Workshop “Economics of Entrepreneurship and Innovation,” Trier, 2015. – 68th European Meeting of the Econometric Society (ESEM), Toulouse, 2014. – Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting (AAEA), Minneapolis, 2014. – North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society, Minneapolis, 2014. – 9th IZA/World Bank Conference on Employment and Development, Lima, 2014. – GDN 14th Annual Global Development Conference, Manila, 2013. – Western Finance Association Annual Conference (WFA), Santa Fe, 2011. – Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association Meeting (LACEA), Santiago, 2011. – Financial Intermediation Research Society Conference (FIRS), Sydney, 2011. – 6th IZA/World Bank Conference: Employment and Development, Mexico City, 2011. – 33rd Meeting of the Brazilian Econometric Society (SBE), Foz do Iguaçu, 2011. – Mind the Gap Conference on Impact Evaluation, 3ie, Cuernavaca, 2011. – Eastern Economic Association Annual Meeting (EEA), New York, 2011. – Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) International Conference, Manchester, 2010. Others: 4th Annual Midwest Graduate Student Summit on Regional, Population, Health and Environmental Economics, Champaign, 2011; XIII Encontro Regional de Economia, Fortaleza, 2008; IX Meetings of the LACEA/IADB/WB Research Network on Inequality and Poverty, Bogotá, 2007; Seminário População, Pobreza e Desigualdade, ABEP, Belo Horizonte, 2007; XXXV Encontro Nacional de Economia, Recife, 2007; XII Seminário sobre a Economia Mineira, Diamantina, 2006; XII Congresso Brasileiro de Sociologia, Belo Horizonte, 2005; VIII Encontro de Economia da Região Sul, Porto Alegre, 2005; Seminário as Famílias e as Políticas Públicas no Brasil, ABEP, Belo Horizonte, 2005; XXXIII Encontro Nacional de Economia, Natal, 2005; 2º Encontro de Economia Gaúcha, Porto Alegre, 2004; III Encontro Brasileiro de Estudos Regionais, Belo Horizonte, 2004; II Encontro da ANPPAS, Indaiatuba, 2004; IX Encontro Nacional de Economia Política, Uberlândia, 2004; XLII Congresso da Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural, Cuiabá, 2004; II Encontro da Pós-graduação em História Econômica, Niterói, 2004; IV Colóquio Latino Americano de Economistas Políticos, São Paulo, 2004; VIII Encontro Nacional de Economia Política, Florianópolis, 2003; XLI Congresso Brasileiro de Economia e Sociologia Rural, Juiz de Fora, 2003; V Encontro Bienal da Sociedade Brasileira de

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Economia Ecológica, Caxias do Sul, 2003; VII Seminário Nacional sobre Desenvolvimento Regional, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2002.

JOURNAL REFEREE Journal of Financial Intermediation; Regional Science and Urban Economics; Journal of Corporate Finance; Economic Change and Restructuring; Journal of Planning Education and Research; CEPAL Review; Revista Brasileira de Economia, Brazil; Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, Brazil; Estudos Econômicos, Brazil; Economia Aplicada, Brazil; Nova Economia, Brazil; EconomiA, Brazil; Planejamento e Políticas Públicas, Brazil.

EXTERNAL GRANT REVIEWER – National Science Foundation (NSF), Political Science Program – International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), Social Protection Thematic Window.

MEMBER OF PROGRAM COMMITTEE – Financial Management Association (FMA), Orlando, 2015. – Financial Management Association (FMA), Las Vegas, 2016. – Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA), Undergraduate Student Section’s Paper Competition, San Francisco, 2015.

OTHER SERVICES – Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP), Reviewer of Working Paper Series.

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December 07, 2016Rafael P. Ribas Contact Amsterdam Business School, Finance Group Faculty of Economics and Business P.O. Box 15953 1001 NL Amsterdam, Netherlands Phone: +31 (0) 20 525 7179 Primary e-mail: [email protected] Website: https://sites.google.com/site/r4ribas/Secondary e-mail: [email protected] Fields of Interest: Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance, Public Economics, Applied EconometricsCURRENT POSITION Assistant Professor, Finance Group, University of Amsterdam, starting August 2014.EDUCATION Ph.D. Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008-2014 M.A. Economics, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2004-2006 B.A. Economics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 2000-2004FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS Best Paper Award, Review of Corporate Finance Studies, Society for Financial Studies, May 2015. Medal for Research on Development: Social Protection and Social Policies, 2nd Prize, Global Development Network (GDN), June 2013. McNatt Memorial Award for Outstanding Student in Labor Economics, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, Fall 2013. Lemann Graduate Fellowship for Brazilian Studies, Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies, University of Illinois, Fall 2013. Robert Willis Harbeson Memorial Dissertation Fellowship, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, Fall 2011 and Fall 2012. List of Teachers Rated as Excellent by their Students, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, Fall 2010. Tinker Field Research Grant, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, University of Illinois, Summer 2010. Summer Research Award, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, Summer 2010. Jorge Paulo Lemann Ph.D. Scholarship, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, 2008-2009. Best Academic Article on Labor Market, Bank of Brazil, Prêmio Valores do Brasil, 2008. Brazilian National Award for Master Theses in Economics, 5th prize, Brazilian Development Bank, 2007.PUBLICATIONS Refereed Journals “The effect of age at school entry on college admission and earnings: a regression-discontinuity approach,” with Rafael Matta, Breno Sampaio, and Gustavo Sampaio, IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2016, 5 (9): 1-25. “Is the Stock Market Just a Side-Show? Evidence from a Structural Reform,” with Murillo Campello and Albert Wang, Review of Corporate Finance Studies, 2014, 3 (1-2): 1-38. [Editor’s choice] – Winner of the RCFS Best Paper Award, SFS, 2015. “Do Changes in the Labour Market Take Families Out of Poverty? Determinants of Exiting Poverty in Brazilian Metropolitan Regions,” with Ana Flávia Machado, Journal of Development Studies, 2010, 46 (9): 1503-1522. – Winner of the Best Academic Article on Labor Market, Bank of Brazil, 2008. “The Impact Evaluation of a rural CCT Programme on outcomes beyond health and education,” with Fábio Veras Soares and Guilherme Hirata, Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2010, 2 (1): 138157. “Evaluating the Impact of Brazil’s Bolsa Família: Cash Transfer Programmes in Comparative Perspective,” with Fábio Veras Soares and Rafael Osório, Latin American Research Review, 2010, 45 (2): 173-190. “Debating Targeting Methods for Cash Transfers: A Multidimensional Index vs. an Income Proxy for Paraguay’s Tekoporã Programme,” with Guilherme Hirata and Fábio Veras Soares, Cepal Review, 2010, 100: 205-216.Book Chapters “How Much do Non-cash Components and Externalities Affect the Impact of Cash Transfers” with Fábio Veras Soares, Clarissa Teixeira, Elydia Silva, and Guilherme Hirata, In IPC-IG collection of One Pagers, v. 2, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, Brasília, pp. 109-109, 2014. “Where Are the Jobs that Take People Out of Poverty in Brazil?” with Ana Flávia Machado, In IPC-IG collection of One Pagers, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, Brasília, pp. 61-61, 2009. “First Results of a Preliminary Evaluation of the Bolsa Família Program,” with Ana Maria H. de Oliveira, Mônica V. Andrade, Anne Resende, Clarissa Rodrigues, and Laetícia de Souza, In Evaluation of MDS Policies and Programs – Results, v. 2, edited by Jeni Vaitsman and Rômulo Paes-Sousa, MDS/SAGI, Brasília, pp. 19-64, 2007.Refereed Journals in Portuguese “Distinguishing Chronic Poverty from Transient Poverty in Brazil: Developing a Model for Pseudo-Panel Data,” with Ana Flávia Machado and André Golgher, Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, 2011, 41 (2): 287-336. “Attrition in Panel Surveys: the case of the Brazilian Monthly Employment Survey (PME/IBGE),” with Sergei Soares, Estudos Econômicos, 2010, 40 (1): 213-244. “The imputation of non-labor income in the Brazilian Monthly Employment Survey (PME/IBGE) and its benefits in dynamic analyses of poverty and inequality,” with Ana Flávia Machado, Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, 2009, 39 (3): 365-396.“On the Panel of the Brazilian Monthly Employment Survey (PME/IBGE),” with Sergei Soares, Revista Brasileira de Estatística, 2009, 70 (233): 75-108. “Vulnerability to Poverty in Brazil: measuring risk and conditionality based on household consumption function,” Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, 2007, 37 (2): 299-343. “Mobility into and out of poverty and labor market insertion: an analysis for Metropolitan Regions in Brazil in 2004,” with Ana Flávia Machado and Mariângela Penido, Economia Aplicada, 2007, 11 (2): 253-279. “Characterizing urban poverty over time: the use of the Age-Period-Cohort model for estimating chronic and transient poverty trends in Brazil,” Revista Brasileira de Estudos de População, 2007, 24 (1): 139-161. “Family farmers, extractive activity, and sustainability: the case of ‘samambaieiros’ in the North Coast of Rio Grande do Sul,” with Christiane Severo and Lovois Miguel, Brazilian Review of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, 2007, 45 (1): 205-226. “Determinants of relative poverty in Brazilian urban areas,” Revista Econômica do Nordeste, 2007, 37 (4): 530-549. “The ‘sesmeiro-pecuarista’ heritage and its influence on current development: the case of Encruzilhada do Sul-RS according to the Agrarian System approach,” with Lovois Miguel, História Econômica & História de Empresas, 2006, 8 (1): 107-138. “Extraction and Trade of Decorative Foliages in the Atlantic Forest: the case of Leather Fern (Rumohra adiantiformis) in RS,” with Lovois Miguel, Brazilian Review of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, 2004, 42 (4): 575-596. “History and socioeconomic development of Encruzilhada do Sul-RS according with agrarian system approach,” with Lovois Miguel, Redes, 2004, 9 (3): 111-143. “Economic and social aspects of leather fern’s productive chain in the Atlantic Coast Region of RS,” with L. Guimarães, L. Miguel, A. C. Dourado, R. Kubo, and G. Coelho de Souza, Redes, 2002, 7 (2): 153166.Book Chapters in Portuguese “Grupos de Uso e as Espécies Prioritárias, Rumohra adiantiformis (Samambaia-Preta),” with C. Baldauf, R. Kubo, G. Coelho de Souza, M. S. Reis, and L. Miguel, In Espécies Nativas da Flora Brasileira de Valor Econômico Atual ou Potencial: Plantas para o Futuro – Região Sul, edited by Lidio Coradin, Alexandre Siminski, Ademir Reis, Ministério do Meio Ambiente, Brasília, pp. 794-807, 2011. “The productive chain of leather fern in the North Coast of Rio Grande do Sul,” with Christiane Severo and Lovois Miguel, In Extrativismo de Samambaia-Preta no Rio Grande do Sul, edited by Coelho de Souza, Rumi Kubo, and Lovois Miguel, Editora da UFRGS, Porto Alegre, pp. 103-120, 2008. “Typology of Agricultural Systems including extraction of leather fern,” with Christiane Severo and Lovois Miguel, In Extrativismo de Samambaia-Preta no Rio Grande do Sul, edited by Coelho de Souza, Rumi Kubo, and Lovois Miguel, Editora da UFRGS, Porto Alegre, pp. 121-138, 2008.WORKING PAPERS “The External Cost of Prostitution,” with Murillo Campello and Erasmo Giambona “Direct and Indirect Effects of Cash Transfers on Entrepreneurship” (under revision) – 2nd Prize, Medal for Research on Development, GDN, 2013. “Contrasts in Style and CEO Impact on Corporate Policy,” with Igor Cunha. (under revision)SOFTWARE “MDRD: module to multidimensional RDD and difference-in-discontinuity” for Stata. Available at: https://sites.google.com/site/r4ribas/codes/packagesWORK IN PROGRESS “Do Investors and Sales Respond to Human Rights Violations?” “Do Managers Hold Cash to Boost Share Prices? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment” “Estimating Difference-in-Slope (or Difference-in-Difference with Continuous Treatment),” with Guilherme Hirata “‘Big Fish’ or Class Quality? The two sides of peer effect in college,” with Breno Sampaio and Giuseppe Trevisan.NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS “The Programa Subsidio de Alimentos in Mozambique: Baseline Evaluation,” with Fábio Veras Soares and Guilherme Hirata, Policy Research Brief, n. 14, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2010. “How Much Do Non-Cash Components and Externalities Affect the Impact of Cash Transfers?” with Fábio Veras Soares, Clarissa Teixeira, Elydia Silva, and Guilherme Hirata, One Pager, n. 101, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, June 6th, 2010. “Targeting and Coverage of the Bolsa Família Programme: Why Knowing What You Measure Is Important in Choosing the Numbers,” with Sergei Soares and Fábio Veras Soares, Technical Report, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2010. “Employment and Poverty Dynamics in Brazil,” with Ana Flávia Machado, Poverty in Focus, n. 16, p. 10-11, International Poverty Centre, December 2008. “The Impact of CCTs: What We Know and What We Are Not Sure About,” with Fábio Veras Soares and Guilherme Hirata, Poverty in Focus, n. 15, p. 12-13, International Poverty Centre, August 2008. “Needs Assessments: Why they are Important for CCT Programmes,” with Karla P. Corrêa, Poverty in Focus, n. 15, p. 26-27, International Poverty Centre, August, 2008. “Where Are the Jobs that Take People Out of Poverty in Brazil?” with Ana Flávia Machado, One Pager, n. 61, International Poverty Centre, July 27th, 2008.RESEARCH GRANTS World Bank, “Job Quality and Wage Mobility in Brazil,” (with Ana Flávia Machado), 2010-2011. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), “Impact Evaluation for the Programa Subsídio de Alimentos (PSA) in Mozambique,” (with Fábio Veras Soares and Guilherme Hirata), 2008-2011. Poverty and Economic Policy Research Network (PEP), “Estimating Participation and Spill-over Effects in Conditional Cash Transfer Programs,” (with Fábio Veras Soares, Guilherme Hirata, Tatiana Britto, Elydia da Silva, and Joana Costa), 2008-2010. Gabinete de Coordinación de Políticas Sociales del Gobierno Dominicano (GSRD), “Diseño de la Línea de Base y Evaluación de Impacto del Programa Solidariedad de la Red de Protección Social de la Republica Dominicana,” (with Fábio Veras Soares and Guilherme Hirata), 2007-2008.Gesellschaft Fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), “Evaluación de la Prueba Piloto del Programa Tekoporã de la Red de Protección y Promoción Social del Paraguay,” (with Fábio Veras Soares and Guilherme Hirata), 2006-2008.TEACHING EXPERIENCE University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Business School, Finance Group: – Course coordinator, Entrepreneurial Finance (MSc course), since Spring 2015. – Course coordinator, International Financial Economics (MSc course), since Spring 2015. – Course coordinator, Fixed Income Risk Management (MSc course), since Spring 2016. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: – Teaching assistant, Macroeconomic Theory I (PhD course), Fall 2010. – Teaching assistant, Economic Statistics II (undergraduate course), Spring 2010 and 2011. – Teaching assistant, Quantitative Finance (MSc course), Summer 2011, 2012, and 2013. Federal University of Minas Gerais, Department of Economics, Belo Horizonte, Brazil: – Instructor, Economics A II (undergraduate course), 2005. – Teaching assistant, Econometrics I (undergraduate course), 2005. – Teaching assistant, Macroeconomics II (undergraduate course), 2005.WORK EXPERIENCE Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois, Research Assistant for Prof. Darren Lubotsky, Urbana IL, 2011-2013. Office of Evaluation and Oversight, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Intern, Washington DC, Summer 2009. International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), United Nations Development Programme, Associate Researcher, Brasília, Brazil, 2006-2008. Center of Developing and Regional Planning, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Research Assistant, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 2006. Center of Economic Studies and Researches, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Research Assistant, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2001-2004.INVITED PRESENTATIONS – Maastricht University and United Nations University, School of Governance, 2017 (scheduled). – World Bank Impact Evaluation Workshop on “Trade and Competiveness,” Istanbul, 2015. – IDRC/IPC Seminar on “Social protection, entrepreneurship and labour market activation: Evidence for better policies,” 2014. – PUC-Rio, Department of Economics, 2014.- University of Amsterdam, Finance Group, 2014. – Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Graduate Program in Economics, 2014. – Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Cedeplar, 2014. – Brazilian Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA), 2007 and 2014. – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Labor and Employment Relations, 2013. – University of Illinois at Chicago, IGPA, 2013.- Inter-American Development Bank, Office of Evaluation and Oversight, 2009. – Universidade Católica de Brasília, Graduate Program in Economics, 2007.INVITED LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS – Workshop, “Econometric Methods for Impact Evaluation,” Social Contract Center, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, and the Egyptian Information and Decision Support Center, Cairo, Egypt, 2014. – Workshop, “Econometric Methods for Impact Evaluation,” University of Brasília and Brazilian Office of the Inspector General of the Union, Brasília, Brazil, 2008. – Lecture, “Statistical Analyses of Income Distribution,” University of Brasília, Brasília, Brazil, 2007.CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS – Stata Conference, Chicago, 2016. – Workshop “Economics of Entrepreneurship and Innovation,” Trier, 2015. – 68th European Meeting of the Econometric Society (ESEM), Toulouse, 2014. – Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting (AAEA), Minneapolis, 2014. – North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society, Minneapolis, 2014. – 9th IZA/World Bank Conference on Employment and Development, Lima, 2014. – GDN 14th Annual Global Development Conference, Manila, 2013. – Western Finance Association Annual Conference (WFA), Santa Fe, 2011. – Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association Meeting (LACEA), Santiago, 2011. – Financial Intermediation Research Society Conference (FIRS), Sydney, 2011. – 6th IZA/World Bank Conference: Employment and Development, Mexico City, 2011. – 33rd Meeting of the Brazilian Econometric Society (SBE), Foz do Iguaçu, 2011. – Mind the Gap Conference on Impact Evaluation, 3ie, Cuernavaca, 2011. – Eastern Economic Association Annual Meeting (EEA), New York, 2011. – Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) International Conference, Manchester, 2010. Others: 4th Annual Midwest Graduate Student Summit on Regional, Population, Health and Environmental Economics, Champaign, 2011; XIII Encontro Regional de Economia, Fortaleza, 2008; IX Meetings of the LACEA/IADB/WB Research Network on Inequality and Poverty, Bogotá, 2007; Seminário População, Pobreza e Desigualdade, ABEP, Belo Horizonte, 2007; XXXV Encontro Nacional de Economia, Recife, 2007; XII Seminário sobre a Economia Mineira, Diamantina, 2006; XII Congresso Brasileiro de Sociologia, Belo Horizonte, 2005; VIII Encontro de Economia da Região Sul, Porto Alegre, 2005; Seminário as Famílias e as Políticas Públicas no Brasil, ABEP, Belo Horizonte, 2005; XXXIII Encontro Nacional de Economia, Natal, 2005; 2º Encontro de Economia Gaúcha, Porto Alegre, 2004; III Encontro Brasileiro de Estudos Regionais, Belo Horizonte, 2004; II Encontro da ANPPAS, Indaiatuba, 2004; IX Encontro Nacional de Economia Política, Uberlândia, 2004; XLII Congresso da Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural, Cuiabá, 2004; II Encontro da Pós-graduação em História Econômica, Niterói, 2004; IV Colóquio Latino Americano de Economistas Políticos, São Paulo, 2004; VIII Encontro Nacional de Economia Política, Florianópolis, 2003; XLI Congresso Brasileiro de Economia e Sociologia Rural, Juiz de Fora, 2003; V Encontro Bienal da Sociedade Brasileira deEconomia Ecológica, Caxias do Sul, 2003; VII Seminário Nacional sobre Desenvolvimento Regional, Santa Cruz do Sul, 2002.JOURNAL REFEREE Journal of Financial Intermediation; Regional Science and Urban Economics; Journal of Corporate Finance; Economic Change and Restructuring; Journal of Planning Education and Research; CEPAL Review; Revista Brasileira de Economia, Brazil; Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, Brazil; Estudos Econômicos, Brazil; Economia Aplicada, Brazil; Nova Economia, Brazil; EconomiA, Brazil; Planejamento e Políticas Públicas, Brazil.EXTERNAL GRANT REVIEWER – National Science Foundation (NSF), Political Science Program – International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), Social Protection Thematic Window.MEMBER OF PROGRAM COMMITTEE – Financial Management Association (FMA), Orlando, 2015. – Financial Management Association (FMA), Las Vegas, 2016. – Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA), Undergraduate Student Section’s Paper Competition, San Francisco, 2015.OTHER SERVICES – Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP), Reviewer of Working Paper Series.

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