Published papers and finalized projects

COVID-19, social isolation and domestic violence: initial evidence to Brazil

You can read the full text here. (avaliable only in Brazilian Portuguese).

Objectives of the study:

This paper investigate the impact of social isolation mesures about the complaint of domestical violence in Rio de Janeiro. To do this, they use instrumental variables method.

Autores: Débora Oliveira, Pedro Oliveira, Fabiana Rocha, Maria Dolores Montoya Díaz e Paula Pereda.

Are women less persistent? Evidence from submissions to a nationwide meeting of Economics

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Objectives of the study:

To understand the lack of women in the field of economics in Brazil, we investigate the decision to submit papers to the largest conference in the country (Brazilian Meeting of Economics), as an important achievement in the profession. They make a analysis date to test gender differences in the probability of submitting an article one year after having an article rejected in the previous year.

Authors: Paula Pereda, Fabiana Rocha, Liz Matsunaga, Maria Dolores Montoya Díaz, Renata Narita, Jesus Mena-Chalco, Clara Brenck e Bruna Pugialli Borges.

Formalization of Female Micro-Entrepreneurs in Brazil

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Objectives of the study:

This paper uses rich individual-level data to understand how a nationwide formalization program (the MEI program) impacts men and women differently.

Authors: Paula Pereda, Fabiana Rocha, Liz Matsunaga, Maria Dolores Montoya Díaz, Renata Narita, Jesus Mena-Chalco, Clara Brenck e Bruna Pugialli Borges.

Gender differences in the academic career of economics in Brazil

Paper written for ‘Cuadernos de Economia’ magazine from University of Colombia. You can read the full text here.

Objectives of the study:

This paper studies the underrepresentation of women in economics in Brazil by analysing the evolution of their academic careers and their participation in two leading national economics conferences. So, they use novel data collected from annual surveys carried out by the Brazilian Women in Economics research group, data from the ANPEC exam, the unified admission exam for graduate programmes in economics and secondary data provided by the two main economics associations in Brazil

Authors: Paula Pereda, Fabiana Rocha, Liz Matsunaga, Maria Dolores Montoya Díaz, Renata Narita e Bruna Pugialli Borges.

Cost of the reopening of nurseries and preschools in the context of COVID-19 pandemic

Finalized project for Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal Foundation (FMCSV). You can read the full survey here. (available only in Brazilian Portuguese).

Objectives of the survey:

  1. Calculate the additional costs of nurseries and preschools in Brazil for a safe resumption of classes.

  2. Make an intelligent electronic spreadsheet to substantiate the public policymakers’ decisions about:

   a. the costs of reopening early childhood schools

   b. necessary supplies for the reopening of early childhood schools

Authors: Paula Pereda (Coordinator), Fabiana Rocha, Maria Dolores Diaz, Luciana Becker Mau, Debora Oliveira, Pedro Oliveira, Liz Matsunaga