Research

“Technological Change, Human Capital and Agriculture” (with Juliano Assunção and Claudio Ferraz). New Version Coming Soon.

“Political Dynasties and the Quality of Government” (with Claudio Ferraz and Juan Rios). New Version Coming Soon.

“The Causes and Consequences of Agricultural Expansion in Matopiba”. July 2016. Submitted. [Executive Summary] [Sumário Executivo] [Artigo para Revista A Granja]

Prices, Land Use and Deforestation: Evidence from the Tapajós Basin. April 2016. Revise and Resubmit, Environment and Development Economics. 

Geographic Heterogeneity and Technology Adoption” (with Juliano Assunção and Pedro Hemsley). December 2015. [Executive Summary] [Sumário Executivo]

Technological Change and Deforestation: Evidence from the Brazilian Cerrado (with Juliano Assunção). March 2015. [Coverage on the New Climate Economy Report]

Special Interests and Government Policies: The Impact of Farmer Politicians on Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. December 2014.