The Measurement of Educational Inequality: Achievement and Opportunity", World Bank Economic Review, forthcoming (with Jérémie Gignoux)
“Multidimensional Poverty Analysis: Looking for a middle ground”, World Bank Research Observer, forthcoming (with Maria Ana Lugo)
“Rising Food Prices and Household Welfare: Evidence from Brazil in 2008”, Journal of Agricultural Economics, 64 (1):151-176. 2013. (with Anna Fruttero, Phillippe Leite and Leonardo Lucchetti)
“Is there a Metropolitan Bias? The relationship between poverty and city size in selected developing countries”, World Bank Economic Review, 26 (3): 351-382. 2012. (with Celine Ferré and Peter Lanjouw)
“Qualidade e Eqüidade no Ensino Fundamental Brasileiro”, with Â. Albernaz and C. Franco, Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, 32 (3), pp.453-476. 2002.
“La Educación y la Distribución del Ingreso en el Brasil Urbano, 1976-1996”, with R. Paes de Barros, CEPAL Review, 71, pp.43-64. 2000.
“The Slippery Slope: Explaining the Increase in Extreme Poverty in Urban Brazil, 1976-1996”, with R. Paes de Barros, Brazilian Review of Econometrics, 19 (2) pp.211-296. November 1999.
"Income Distribution in Brazil, 1981-1990: Parametric and Non-Parametric Approaches", with F. Cowell and J. Litchfield, Journal of Income Distribution, 8 (1), pp. 63-76. 1998.
“Inequality and Redistribution During and After Transition”, Discussion Forum on Distribution and Growth During Transition, Economic Systems, 22 (1), pp.56-59. 1998.
- Economic Mobility and the Rise of the Latin American Middle Class (Washington, DC: The World Bank). 2012. (with J. Messina, J. Rigolini, L. F. López-Calva, M. A. Lugo and R. Vakis)
- Life Chances in Turkey: Expanding opportunities for the next generation, with J. Hentschel, M. Aran, R. Can, J. Gignoux and A. Uraz, Washington, D.C., The World Bank. 2010.
Measuring Inequality of Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean, with R. Paes de Barros, J. Molinas and J. Saavedra, Washington, D.C.: Palgrave MacMillan and The World Bank. 2008.
Everyone’s Miracle?: Revisiting Poverty and Inequality in East Asia. with V. Ahuja, B. Bidani and M. Walton, Washington, D.C., The World Bank. 1997.
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.
"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. 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.
"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).
"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
“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.
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.