Joao Pedro Azevedo
João Pedro Azevedo is a Lead Economist at the World Bank in Washington. He currently works for the Poverty and Equity Global Practice in the European and Central Asia region, focusing on Central Asia and Turkey and leading the region's Statistics Team. João Pedro also leads the Global Solution Group on Welfare Measurement and Statistical Capacity for Results from the Poverty and Equity Global Practice. João Pedro has focused much of his work on helping developing countries improve their systems for evidence-based decision making. He worked in Colombia, Brazil and the Dominican Republic for five years, and led important regional public efforts such as the Latin American & Caribbean Stats Team and the LAC Monitoring and Evaluation Network. João Pedro brings solid and varied experience in applied econometrics to the fields of poverty and inequality. Before joining the Bank, João Pedro served as the superintendent of monitoring and evaluation at the Secretary of Finance for the State of Rio de Janeiro, as well as a research fellow at the Institute of Applied Economic Research from the Brazilian Ministry of Planning. He is a former chairman of the Latin American & Caribbean Network on Inequality and Poverty and holds a PhD in Economics.
- April 2018 global poverty update from the World Bank
- Feeding the craving for precision on global poverty
- How equitable is access to finance in Turkey? Evidence from the latest Global FINDEX
- How persistent is poverty in the short run?
- Is Poverty Seasonal?
- Inequality at the very very very top: What does the Forbes Billionaires database tell us?
- Wbopendata Stata Module Upgrade
- Türkiye’de Içerici Büyüme – Mümkün Mü?
- Inclusive Growth in Turkey – Can it Be?
- New Stata module released
- Mulheres latino-americanas fomentam a prosperidade da região
- Mujeres latinoamericanas impulsan prosperidad regional
- Latin American women driving region’s prosperity