Deputy Chief Economist, World Bank Africa Region
Francisco H. G. Ferreira is the Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief Economist for the Africa Region at the World Bank and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA, Bonn). He was formerly a lead economist in the Bank’s Research Department, and has also served as Deputy Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean, and as co-Director of the World Development Report 2006, on Equity and Development. Francisco has published widely in the fields of poverty and inequality in developing countries. He is currently the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Economic Inequality, and also serves on the editorial boards of the Review of Income and Wealth, the World Bank Economic Review and the Economic Analysis Review. Francisco has taught at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and at the Paris School of Economics. He was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics.
- Using Knowledge to Fight Poverty in Africa
- La recherche au service de la lutte contre la pauvreté en Afrique
- Relaunching Africa Can and Sharing Africa’s Growth
- Brazil’s protests: The bursting of a complacency bubble
- Human Development and Inequality of Opportunity: a reply to Wagstaff
- Inequality of What?
- Multidimensional poverty analysis: Looking for a middle ground
- Rising Inequality in the United States: Lessons from developing countries
- Conditions work! But are they a good thing? (Part II)
- Conditions work! But are they a good thing? (Part I)
- Hacer crecer a las clases medias
- Growing the middle class
- A Elevação do Preço dos Alimentos Prejudica Realmente os Pobres?
- ¿Es realmente perjudicial para los pobres que los alimentos suban de precio?
- Are Higher Food Prices Really Bad for the Poor?
- Équité et développement : cinq ans après
- Equity and Development, Five Years On