Master's program

27. "Spillover effects of full-day schools: evidence from São Paulo State". Gabriel dos Santos, 2022.

26. "How is yours politician's business doing?". João Farina Leal Mourão, 2022.

25. "Firm hierarchies, managers and trade: reacting to liberalization". Arthur Carvalho de Souza, 2021.

24. "Debt collection in peer-to-peer lending market". Felipe Chokin Tanaka Kotinda, 2020.

23. "Internal migration and economic shocks: evidence from droughts in semiarid Brazil". Roberta Souza Costa Olivieri, 2020.

22. "Immigrants' networks and trade: evidence from Brazil". Carlos Henrique Gomes de Brito, PUC-Rio, 2020.

21. "Financial institutions, growth, and inequality: a quantitative exploration of financial development in Brazil", Pedro Martins Pessoa, 2017.

20. "Crop rotation and the dynamics of Brazilian agriculture", Vitoria Rabello de Castro, 2015.

19. "The Labor Market in Brazil and the 2008 Financial Crisis: an analysis based on the flow approach", Bianca Ravani Cecato, 2015.

18. "Consumer Credit Expansion in Open Economies", Karen Dias Mendes, 2014.

17. "Hyperinflation and bank branching in Brazil", Bárbara Caballero de Andrade, Department of Economics, PUC-Rio, 2013.

16. "Numerical portability and competition in the telecom sector" (co-advisor), Paulo Motta Maia de Oliveira Valério, 2012.

15. "The market for religion in Rio de Janeiro", Maína Celidônio de Campos, 2011.

14. "Testing a theory of civil wars", Michel Dummar Azulai, PUC-Rio, 2011.

13. "Flex cars and the competitive effect on ethanol and gasoline retail markets" (co-advisor), João Paulo Cordeiro Pessoa, 2009.

12. "Inflation and privatization as key determinants of the expansion of the Brazilian banking system", Fernando Setubal Silva, 2009.

11. "Rent Seeking and the Unveiling of 'De Facto' Institutions: Development and Colonial Heritage within Brazil" (co-advisor), Joana Naritomi,  2007.

10. "Slavery as a long-run determinant of inequality", Tomás Goulart, 2007.

9. "The effects of the alimony rights over fertility in the Brazilian Northeastern region", Vitor Pereira,  2007.

8. "Affirmative action in university admission and high school students' proficiency", Bruno Ferman, 2006.

7. "Household expenditures and the Bolsa Escola", Bruno Ottoni, 2006.

6. "Banking and occupational choice", Daniel Lavarda, 2005.

5. "Financial constraints, self-selection and brain effect: two essays on migration", Leandro S. Carvalho,  2004.

4. "Access to information, public opinion and political incentives", Daniel Carvalho, 2004.

3. "Microenterprises in Brazil: informality and labor relations", Joana C. M. Monteiro, 2004.

2. "Credit constraints and occupational choices", Luciana Sampaio, 2004.

1. "The impact of taxes on organizational form and location choice" (co-advisor), Silvia Helena Barcellos,  2004.



Doctoral program

13. "Essays on education: subsidies to higher education, major choice and the impact of water scarcity". Isabela Duarte, 2020.

12. “Essays on labor markets”. (co-advisor), Livia Gouvea Gomes, 2019.

11. "Urban mobility, inequality and welfare in developing countries: evidence from 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro”. (co-advisor), Maína Celidônio de Campos, 2019.

10. "History shapes development: culture, institutions and regional disparities in India", Aparajita Das, 2018.

9. "Firm dynamics in Brazil: trade shocks, resource misallocation and life cycle growth", Sara Brolhato de Oliveira, 2018.

8. "Forest wars: A trilogy on combating deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon", Clarissa Costalonga e Gandour, 2018.

7. "Essays on culture and early childhood", Soraya Adiva Román Eyzaguirre, 2017.

6. "The demand of electricity in Brazil" (co-advisor), Amanda Motta Schutze, 2015.

5. "Three essays on labor market institutions and labor turnover in Brazil" (co-advisor), Rafael de Carvalho Cayres Pinto, 2015.

4. "Three essays on rural development in Brazil", Arthur Bragança, 2014.

3. "An analysis of car loan market: judicial efficiency, real business cycles and asymmetric information", Fernando Setubal Souza e Silva, 2012.

2. "Microloans in Rio de Janeiro slums", Isabelle Adeline Agier, 2010.

1. "Regional Development, Migration and Urbanization" (co-advisor) Flávia Chein Feres, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2006.


Post-Doctoral program

1. Breno Pietracci, 2017.

Juliano Assunção

Professor Associado

Departamento de Economia, PUC-Rio