Rio de Janeiro
- land use
- policy impact evaluation
- power and energy
Juliano J. Assunção
Executive Director, Brazil
Juliano J. Assunção, the executive director of CPI’s Rio Office, is a professor in the Department of Economics at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). Juliano’s research focuses on different aspects of development economics, including agricultural economics, institutions, and financial intermediation. He is a member of the Consortium on Financial Systems and Poverty at the University of Chicago and also works as a consultant for firms, governments, and multi-lateral organizations. Juliano has been collaborating with CPI since 2010.
- Faculty, Economics Department, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
- Member, Consortium on Financial Systems and Poverty
- “Deforestation slowdown in the legal Amazon: prices or policies?”, with Clarissa Gandour and Rudi Rocha, Environment and Development Economics, forthcoming.
- “Repossession and the Democratization of Credit”, with Efraim Benmelech and Fernando Silva, Review of Financial Studies, 27(9): 2661-2689, 2014.
- “Eliminating entry barriers for the provision of banking services”, Journal of Banking and Finance, 37:2806-2811, 2013. link
“A note on slavery and the roots of inequality”, with Rodrigo Soares and Tomás Goulart, Journal of Comparative Economics, 40:565-580, 2012.
- “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.
- “Institutional development and colonial heritage within Brazil”, with Joana Naritomi and Rodrigo Soares, Journal of Economic History, 72(2): 393-422, 2012.
- “Rural organization and land reform in Brazil: the role of nonagricultural benefits of landholding”, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 56(4): 851-870, 2008.
- “Testing Household-Specific Explanations for the Inverse Productivity Relationship”, with Luis H. Braido, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 89(4): 980-990, 2007.