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Francisco H. G. Ferreira

FRANCISCO H. G. FERREIRA is the Deputy Regional Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank. He is on leave from the Bank's Research Department, where he is a Lead Economist. He has published widely in the fields of poverty, inequality, and the political economy of development, with a focus on Latin America. He was a co-Director of the team that wrote the World Development Report 2006, on "Equity and Development", and sits on a number of editorial boards and scientific councils for professional associations in Economics.  He also enjoys teaching Economics, and has done so in Brazil, Canada, France, Italy and Russia.

The list below is of World Bank working papers and publications. You can also see (and in some cases download) other publications by this author.  

World Bank working papers and publications

  1. Own and sibling effects of conditional cash transfer programs : theory and evidence from Cambodia 
  2. Conditional cash transfers: reducing present and future poverty
  3. Measuring inequality of opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean 
  4. Aggregate economic shocks, child schooling and child health 
  5. The measurement of inequality of opportunity : theory and an application to Latin America 
  6. Global poverty and inequality : a review of the evidence 
  7. Poverty reduction without economic growth ? explaining Brazil's poverty dynamics, 1985-2004 
  8. Trade liberalization, employment flows, and wage inequality in Brazil 
  9. Local inequality and project choice : theory and evidence from Ecuador 
  10. The rise and fall of Brazilian inequality, 1981-2004 
  11. Fostering Greater Equity, Development Outreach 8 (1) 
  12. Inequality of opportunity and economic development 
  13. La desigualdad en America Latina: Rompiendo con la historia? 
  14. The microeconomics of income distribution dymanics: in East Asia and Latin America 
  15. Can the distributional impacts of macroeconomic shocks be predicted? A comparison of the performance of macro-micro models with historical data for Brazil 
  16. Inequality in Latin America: breaking with history? 
  17. Inefficient lobbying, populism and oligarchy 
  18. Inequality and economic development in Brazil 
  19. Inequality of outcomes and inequality of opportunities in Brazil 
  20. Policy options for meeting the Millennium Development Goals in Brazil : can micro-simulations help? 
  21. Conditional csh transfers, schooling, and child labor: micro-simulating Barzil's Bolso Escola program, the World Bank Economic Review 17 (2) 
  22. Ex-ante evaluation of conditional cash transfer programs: the case of bolsa escola 
  23. Beyond Oaxaca-Blinder : accounting for differences in household income distributions across countries 
  24. Securing our future in a global economy 
  25. Asequrando el futuro en una economia globalizada 
  26. The slippery slope : explaining the increase in extreme poverty in urban Brazil, 1976-96 
  27. Calm after the storms: income distribution in Chile, 1987-94, World Bank Economic Review 13 (3) 
  28. Protecting the poor from macroeconomic shocks 
  29. Calm after the storms : income distribution in Chile, 1987-94 
  30. Economic transition and the distributions of income and wealth 
  31. Everyone's miracle? Revisiting poverty and inequality in East Asia 



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