Arthur Bragança

Climate Policy Initiative / PUC-Rio

PUC-Rio, Edifício Matteo Ricci

Estrada da Gávea, 50, Gávea, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 22451-263, Brazil

Phone: +55 21 3527-2520

arthur.braganca@cpiglobal.org | @arthurbraganca7

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Publications:

  1. Bragança, A., Newton, P., Cohn, A., Assunção, A., Camboim, C., de Faveri, D., Farinelli, B., Perego, V., Tavares, M., Resende, J., de Medeiros, S., & Searchinger, T. (2022). Extension Services Can Promote Pasture Restoration: Evidence from Brazil’s Low Carbon Agriculture Plan. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 119(12). Published version. Online appendix.
    In the media: Mongabay, CU Boulder, Veja (in Portuguese)
  2. Assunção, J., Bragança, A. & Hemsley, P. (2019). Geographic Heterogeneity and Technology Adoption: Evidence from Brazil. Land Economics, vol. 95(4), pp. 599-616. Published version. Online appendix.
  3. Bragança, A. (2018). The Effects of Crop-to-Beef Prices on Deforestation: Evidence from the Tapajós Basin. Environment and Development Economics, vol. 23(4), pp. 391-412. Published version. Online appendix.
  4. Bragança, A. (2018). The Economic Consequences of the Agricultural Expansion in Matopiba. Revista Brasileira de Economia, vol. 72, p. 161-185. Published version.

Working Papers

  1. Araújo, R, Assunção, J., & Bragança, A. (2022). Environmental Effects of Improvements in Transportation Infrastructure in Brazil’s Amazon. Available upon request.
  2. Bragança, A. & Dahis, R. (2021). Cutting Special Interests by the Roots: Evidence from Brazil’s Amazon. Revise & Resubmit, Journal of Public Economics. PDF.
  3. Assunção, J. & Bragança, A. (2015). Technological Change and Deforestation: Evidence from Brazil’s Green Revolution. PDF.

Policy Papers

  1. Araújo, R & Bragança, A. (2022). Mining Royalties and Socioeconomic Development in the State of Pará. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
  2. Chiavari, J., Antonaccio, L., Araújo, R., Barros, A. C., Bragança, A., & Cozendey, G. (2022). Roadmap for Sustainable Infrastructure in the Amazon. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
  3. Bragança, A. & Morais, M. (2022). Redefining Priorities in Infrastructure Development in the Amazon: Evidence from the State of Pará. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
  4. Araújo, R., Bragança, A., & Assunção, J. (2022). Accessibility in the Legal Amazon: Digital Solutions. Amazônia 2030. Link.
  5. Araújo, R., Bragança, A., & Assunção, J. (2022). Accessibility in the Legal Amazon: Delimiting the Area of Influence and Enviromental Risks. Amazônia 2030. Link.
    In the media: Folha de São Paulo (in Portuguese).
  6. Araújo, R., Bragança, A., & Assunção, J. (2022). Accessibility in the Legal Amazon: Measuring Market Access. Amazônia 2030. Link.
  7. Lima Filho, F. L., Bragança, A., & Assunção, J. (2021). The Economics of Cattle Ranching in the Amazon: Land Grabbing or Pushing the Agricultural Frontier? Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
  8. Bragança, A., Antonaccio, L., Prallon, B., Araújo, R., Barros, A. C., & Chiavari, J. (2021). Governance, Area of Influence, and Environmental Risks of Transport Infrastructure Investments: Case Studies in the State of Pará. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
  9. Lima Filho, F. L., Bragança, A., & Assunção, J. (2021). Increasing Cattle Productivity in the Amazon Requires New Technologies. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
  10. Bragança, A., Araújo, R., & Assunção, J. (2020). Measuring the Indirect Effects of Transportation Infrastructure in the Amazon. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
  11. Chiavari, J., Bragança, A., Barros, A. C., Antonaccio, L. (2020). The Need to Better Define and Delimit the Area of Influence for Infrastructure Projects. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
  12. Assunção, J. & Bragança, A. (2020). The Environmental Impacts of the Ferrogrão Railroad: An Ex-Ante Assessment of Deforestation Risks. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
    In the media: Globo Rural (in Portuguese), Valor Econômico (in Portuguese).
  13. Assunção, J. & Bragança, A. (2019). Productivity for Cattle Ranching in Brazil: Pastureland Declines Might Show a New Pathway. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
  14. Assunção, J. & Bragança, A. (2019). Pathways for Sustainable Agricultural Production in Brazil: Necessary Investments and Potential Gains of Increasing Efficiency. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
  15. Assunção, J. & Bragança, A. (2018). Assessing the Capital Costs of Maximizing Sustainable Agricultural Production in Brazil. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
  16. Bragança, A. (2018). The Dynamics of Agricultural Technology Adoption in Brazil: Evidence Shows Three Distinct Patterns of Technology Uptake. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.
  17. Assunção, J., Bragança, A. & Hemsley, P. (2013). High Productivity Agricultural Techniques in Brazil: Adoption Barriers and Potential Solutions. Rio de Janeiro: Climate Policy Initiative. Link.

Op-eds, Blogs Etc. (in Portuguese)

  1. Assunção, J., Barros, A. C., Bragança, A., & Chiavari, J. (2021). Sustentabilidade em Projetos de Infraestrutura Ferroviária. Valor Econômico. Link.
  2. Bragança, A., Lima Filho, F. L. (2021). Seis perguntas que a ciência já respondeu sobre agricultura e desenvolvimento econômico. Nexo Políticas Públicas. Link.
  3. Bragança, A. (2021). Agricultura e Desmatamento. Nexo Políticas Públicas. Link.

Teaching Materials (in Portuguese)

  1. Econometria Aplicada (PUC-Rio, 2017-2022). Link.
  2. Métodos Quantitativos (ENAp, 2022). Link.