Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank
Francisco H. G. Ferreira is a Lead Economist at the World Bank's Research Department and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA, Bonn). During his World Bank career, he has also served as Deputy Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean, and as a co-Director of the World Development Report 2006, on Equity and Development. He has published widely in the fields of poverty, inequality, and the political economy of development, and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Inequality, the Review of Income and Wealth, the World Bank Economic Review and the Economic Analysis Review. Francisco has been awarded the Adriano Romariz Duarte and the Haralambos Simeonides Prizes by the Brazilian Economic and Econometric Societies, and the Kendricks Prize by the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth. Between 1999 and 2002, he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). He was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics.
- 01/10/13 Human Development and Inequality of Opportunity: a reply to Wagstaff
- 11/13/12 Hacer crecer a las clases medias
- 11/13/12 Growing the middle class
- 06/27/12 Inequality of What?
- 03/01/12 Multidimensional poverty analysis: Looking for a middle ground
- 01/25/12 Rising Inequality in the United States: Lessons from developing countries
- 11/01/11 Conditions work! But are they a good thing? (Part II)
- 10/28/11 Conditions work! But are they a good thing? (Part I)
- 06/17/11 A Elevação do Preço dos Alimentos Prejudica Realmente os Pobres?
- 06/16/11 ¿Es realmente perjudicial para los pobres que los alimentos suban de precio?
- 06/16/11 Are Higher Food Prices Really Bad for the Poor?
- 06/01/11 Équité et développement : cinq ans après
- 05/26/11 Equity and Development, Five Years On