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F. Ferreira - Other Publications

Journal Articles


Chapters in books

  • “Distributions in Motion: Economic Growth, Inequality, and Poverty Dynamics”. Chapter 13 in Philip Jefferson (ed.) Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Poverty, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2012.
  • “Inequality of Opportunity in Latin America: Economic well-being, education and health” (with Anna Crespo), Chapter 2 in M. Blofield (ed.): The Great Gap: Inequality and the politics of redistribution in Latin America. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. 2011.
  • “Social Protection in Latin America: Achievements and Limitations” (with D. Robalino). Chapter 33 in José Antonio Ocampo and Jaime Ros (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Latin American Economics. (Oxford, OUP). 2011.
  • "Inequality of Opportunity for Education: an application to Turkey", with J. Gignoux, in Equity and Growth, R. Kanbur and M. Spence (eds.). Commission on Growth and Development, 2010.
  • "Trade Liberalization, Employment Flows and Wage Inequality in Brazil", with P. Leite and M. Wai-Poi, chapter 12 in The Poor under Globalization in Africa, Asia and Latin America, M. Nissanke and E. Thorbecke (eds.), (Oxford, OUP). Forthcoming.
  • "Halving Brazil's Poverty: 1983-2006" , with P. Leite, chapter 29 in The Poorest and the Hungry: Assessments, Analyses and Actions, von Braun, Hill and Pandya-Lorch (eds.), Washington, DC: IFPRI.  2009.
  • "Global Poverty and Inequality: A Review of the Evidence", with M. Ravallion, chapter 24 in Oxford Handbook of Economic Inequality, Nolan, Salverda and Smeeding (eds.). 2009.
  • Entry on "Global Income Inequality", with F. Bourguignon, B. Milanovic and M. Ravallion), in the Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy (Princeton University Press). 2009.
  • “Can the distributional impacts of macroeconomic shocks be predicted? A comparison of the performance of macro-micro models with historical data for Brazil”, with P. Leite, L. Pereira da Silva and P. Picchetti, chapter 5 in The impact of economic policies on poverty and income distribution - Macro-Micro Evaluation Techniques and Tools, Bourguignon, Bussolo and Pereira da Silva (eds.), Washington, DC: Palgrave Macmillan and The World Bank. 2008.
  • "Os efeitos do antigo programa Bolsa Escola sobre a pobreza, a desigualdade, a escolaridade e o trabalho infantile: uma abordagem de microsimulação", with F. Bourguignon and P. Leite, chapter 22 in Desigualdade de Renda no Brasil: una análise da queda recente (Volume 2), Barros, Foguel and Ulyssea (eds.), Rio de Janeiro, IPEA. 2007.
    (Reprint in Portuguese translation from WBER article, 2003).
  • "Ascensão e queda da desigualdade de renda no Brasil: uma atualização para 2005", with P. Leite, J. Litchfield and G. Ulyssea, chapter 11 in Desigualdade de Renda no Brasil: uma análise da gueda recente (Volume 1), Barros, Foguel and Ulyssea (eds.), Rio de Janeiro, IPEA. 2007.
  • "Inequality of Opportunity and Economic Development", with M. Walton, in Equity and Development, Kochendorfer-Lucius and Pleskovic (eds.), Washington, DC, InWent and The World Bank. 2006.
  • "Introduction" with F. Bourguignon and N. Lustig, "Decomposing Changes in the Distribution of Household Incomes: Methodological Aspects" with F. Bourguignon, "The Slippery Slope: Explaining the Increase in Extreme Poverty in Urban Brazil, 1976-1996"  with R. Paes de Barros, and " Synthesis of the Results” with F. Bourguignon and Lustig, in The Microeconomics of Income Distribution Dynamics in East Asia and Latin America, Bourguignon, Ferreira, and Lustig (eds.), Washington, DC; The World Bank and Oxford University Press. 2005.
  • “Educational Expansion and Income Distribution: A micro-simulation for Ceará, with P. Leite, in Growth, Inequality and Poverty, van der Hoeven and Shorrocks (eds.), London, Oxford University Press. 2004.
    Previously published as a World Bank Policy Research Working Paper
  • Ex-ante Evaluation of Policy Reforms Using Behavioural Models”, with F. Bourguignon, in The Impact of Economic Policies on Poverty and Income Distribution, Bourguignon, F. and L. Pereira da Silva (eds.), New York, Oxford University Press. 2003.
  • "Desigualdade, Pobreza e Bem-Estar Social no Brasil: 1981-95", with J. Litchfield, and "Os Determinantes da Desigualdade de Renda no Brasil: Luta de Classes ou Heterogeneidade Educacional", in Desigualdade e Pobreza no Brasil, Henriques (ed.), Rio de Janeiro, IPEA. 2000. 
  •  “The World Bank and Structural Adjustment: Lessons from the 1980s”, with L. Keely, in The World Bank: Structure and Policies, Gilbert and Vines (eds.), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. 2000. 
  • “Educacion o Inflacion?: Explicando la Desigualdad en Brasil en la Decada de los Ochenta” with J. Litchfield, in Pobreza y Desigualdad en America Latina, Cardenas and Lustig (eds.), Bogota: Tercer Mundo Editores. 1999.
  • “Desigualdad y Pobreza en la Decada Perdida”, with J. Litchfield,  in El Nuevo Modelo Economico en America Latina, Bulmer-Thomas (ed.), Mexico City: El Trimestre Economico. 1997. 
  • "The World Bank as 'Intellectual Actor'", with N. Stern, in The World Bank: Its First Half Century, Vol. 2, Kapur, Lewis and Webb (eds.),  Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press. 1997.
  •  "Inequality and Poverty in the Lost Decade: Brazilian Income Distribution in the 1980s", with J. Litchfield, in The New Economic Model in Latin America and its Impact on Income Distribution and Poverty, V. Bulmer-Thomas (ed.), London: Macmillan. 1996.  
  • "The World Bank and the Analysis of the International Debt Crisis", with B. Armendariz de Aghion, in The New Institutional Economics and Third World Development, Harriss, J., J. Hunter and C. Lewis (eds.), London: Routledge. 1995.

Other Papers

Comments and Book Reviews

  • Comment on M. Bussolo, R. de Hoyos and D. Medvedev, ‘Distributional Effects of the Panama Canal Expansion’”, Economía 13 (1): 124-129. 2012
  • “Poverty is Multidimensional. But what are we going to do about it?” – A Comment. Journal of Economic Inequality, 9 (3): 493-495. 2011.
  • Review of Economic Policies at Cross-Purposes: The United States and Developing Countries, by Anne Krueger, in Economica, 61, No.242, May 1994.
  • Review of Policy-Making in the Open Economy: Concepts and Case Studies in Economic Performance, by Rudiger Dornbusch, in Journal of Development Studies, 31 (1), October 1994.

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