Google Scholar (citations)

Working Papers

42. "The Effects of Transportation Infrastructure on Deforestation in the Amazon: A General Equilibrium Approach", with Rafael Araújo and Arthur Bragança, link; VoxDev.

41. "Carbon Prices and Forest Preservation Over Space and Time in the Brazilian Amazon", with Lars P. Hansen, Todd Munson and José A. Scheinkman, link; CPI Policy Brief.

40. "The Role of Sanctions and Spillovers in Forest Conservation", with João P. Vieira and Ricardo Dahis, link.

39. "The Forest Awakens: Amazon Regeneration and Policy Spillover", with Juliano Assunção and Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues, link.

38. "Electrification, Agricultural Productivity and Deforestation in Brazil", with Mushfiq Mobarak and Dimitri Szerman, link.

37. “Power Plants and Deforestation: Recent Evidence from the Amazon”, with Francisco Costa and Dimitri Szerman.

36. “Local Economic Impacts of Brazilian Hydroelectric Power Plants”, with Francisco Costa and Dimitri Szerman.

35. "Does Technical Change in Agriculture Increase Deforestation? Evidence from the Brazilian Soybean Revolution", with Arthur Bragança.

34. "Technical Change, Skilled Migration, and Development: Evidence from Brazil’s Green Revolution", with Arthur Bragança and Claudio Ferraz.

33. "Ownership matters: the geographical dynamics of BAAC and commercial banks in Thailand", , with Sergey Mityakov and Robert Townsend. Revise and Resubmit, RAND Journal of Economics


32. "Estimating the spatial amplification of damage caused by degradation in the Amazon", with Rafael Araújo, Marina Hirota and José A. Scheinkman, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), vol. 120(46), 2023. link

31. "Optimal Environmental Targeting in the Amazon Rainforest", with Robert McMillan, Joshua Murphy and Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues, Review of Economic Studies, vol. 90(4): 1608-1641, 2023. link (Previous version: NBER Working Paper No. 25636. link)  

30. "Deterring deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon", with Clarissa Gandour and Romero Rocha, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 15(2): 125-56, 2023. link

29. "Extension Services Can Promote Pasture Restoration: Evidence from Brazil's Low Carbon Agriculture Plan", with Pete Newton, Avery Cohn, Cristiane Camboim, Diego de Faveri, Barbara Farinelli, Viviana Perego, Mateus Tavares, Janei Resende, Sidney de Medeiros, and Timothy Searchinger, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), vol. 111(12), 2022. link

28. "The Effect of Rural Credit on Deforestation: Evidence from the Brazilian Amazon", with Clarissa Gandour, Romero Rocha and Rudi Rocha, Economic Journal, 130(626): 290-330, 2020. link

27. "Geographic Heterogeneity, Social Learning and Technology Adoption: Evidence From The Direct Planting System in Brazil", with Arthur Bragança and Pedro Hemsley. Land Economics, 95(4): 599-616, 2019. link

26. "Getting greener by going black: the priority municipalities in Brazil", with Romero Rocha, Environment and Development Economics, 24(2): 115-137, 2019. link

25. "Flex Cars and Competition in Ethanol and Gasoline Retail Markets", with João Paulo Pessoa and Leonardo Rezende, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 63: 145-184, 2019. link

24. "Property-level assessment of change in forest clearing patterns", with Clarissa Gandour, Pedro Pessoa and Romero Rocha, Land Use Policy, 66:18-27, 2017. link

23. "Climate Change, Agricultural Productivity and Poverty", with Flávia Chein, Environment and Development Economics, 21(5): 581-602, 2016. link

22. "How does out-migration affect labor markets? Evidence from road construction in Brazil", with Flávia Chein, Brazilian Review of Econometrics, 36(2): 157-184, 2016. link

21. "Is the Convergence of Manufacturing Sector Unconditional?", with Priscilla Burity and Marcelo Medeiros, EconomiA, 16(3): 273-294, 2015. link

20. "Deforestation slowdown in the legal Amazon: prices or policies?", with Clarissa Gandour and Rudi Rocha, Environment and Development Economics, 20(6): 697-722, 2015.  link  

19. "Unobserved heterogeneity in regression models: a semiparametric approach", with Priscilla Burity and Marcelo Medeiros, Brazilian Review of Econometrics, 35(1): 47-63, 2015. link

18. "Repossession and the Democratization of Credit", with Efraim Benmelech and Fernando Silva, Review of Financial Studies, 27(9): 2661-2689, 2014. link

17. "Financial Constraints, Endogenous Educational Choices and Self-Selection of Migrants", with Leandro Carvalho, Brazilian Review of Econometrics, 33(2): 99-122, 2013. link

16. "Eliminating entry barriers for the provision of banking services", Journal of Banking and Finance, 37:2806-2811, 2013. link

15. "A note on slavery and the roots of inequality", with Rodrigo Soares and Tomás Goulart, Journal of Comparative Economics, 40:565-580, 2012. link

14. "Coming out of the shadows? Estimating the impact of bureaucracy simplification and tax cut on formality in Brazilian microenterprises", with Joana Monteiro, Journal of Development Economics, 99(1): 105-115, 2012. link

13. "Institutional development and colonial heritage within Brazil", with Joana Naritomi and Rodrigo Soares, Journal of Economic History, 72(2): 393-422, 2012. link

12. "Social security and rural poverty in Brazil", with Flávia Chein, Brazilian Review of Econometrics, 29(2): 235-249, 2009. link

11. "Custos de transporte e urbanização: evidências a partir da criação de cidades", with Flávia Chein and Mauro Lemos, Revista Brasileira de Economia, 63(3): 249-275, 2009. link

10. "Contratos de trabalho nas micro-empresas do Brasil", with Joana Monteiro, Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, 39(1): 1-24, 2009. link

9. "Rural organization and land reform in Brazil: the role of nonagricultural benefits of landholding", Economic Development and Cultural Change, 56(4): 851-870, 2008. link

8. "Testing Household-Specific Explanations for the Inverse Productivity Relationship", with Luis H. Braido, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 89(4): 980-990, 2007. link

7. "Desenvolvimento Desigual", with Flávia Chein and Mauro Lemos, Revista Brasileira de Economia, vol. 61, no. 3: 301-330, 2007. link

6. "Restrições de crédito e decisões intra-familiares", with Luciana Sampaio, Revista Brasileira de Economia, v. 61, p. 201-229, 2007. link

5. "Condições de crédito no Brasil rural", with Flávia Chein, Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural, 45(2): 367-408, 2007. link

4. "Tributação e organização dos prestadores de serviços no Brasil" with Silvia Helena Barcellos and Rogério L. F. Werneck, Pesquisa e Planejamento Economico, 36(2): 343-364, 2006. link

3. "Can unobserved heterogeneity in farmer ability explain the inverse relationship between farm size and productivity?" with Maitreesh Ghatak, Economics Letters, 80: 189-194, 2003. link

2. "Desenvolvimento agrícola brasileiro: uma proposta de regionalização" with Mauro Borges Lemos, Economia, 3(1): 159-192, 2002. link

1. "Towards a truthful land taxation mechanism in Brazil" with Humberto Moreira, Brazilian Review of Econometrics, 21(1), nov. 2001. link . Adriano Romariz prize for the best paper published in the "Brazilian Review of Econometrics". I Prêmio Banco do Brasil - Universidade de Brasília de Economia  prize for the best paper published about the Brazilian Economy in the last two years, dec/2002.

Book chapters and others

3. "Land Reform and Land Holdings in Brazil, In: James B. Davies (editor) Personal Wealth from a Global Perspective, Oxford University Press, 2008.

2. Comment on "The Effect of Mexican Workforce Migration on the Mexican Maquiladora Labor Market", by Scott E. Atkinson and Marilym Ibarra. Economia: the Journal of LACEA, 8(1), Fall 2007.

1. Comment on "Intragenerational Income Mobility in Latin America", by Gary S. Field, Robert Duval Hernandez, Samuel Freije and Maria Laura Sanchez Puerta. Economia: the Journal of LACEA, 7(2), Spring 2007.

Older papers

4. "Fueling Development: Sugarcane Expansion Impacts in Brazil", with Breno Pietracci and Priscila Souza.

3. "Developing Brazil ́s Market for Distributed Solar Generation", with Amanda Schutze.

2. "Misreporting in the deployment of wind power in Brazil", with Joana Chiavari and Dimitri Szerman.

1. "Does affirmative action enhance or undercut investment incentives? Evidence from quotas in Brazilian public universities", with Bruno Ferman.  

Juliano Assunção

Professor Associado

Departamento de Economia, PUC-Rio