I am a PhD candidate in Economics at Nova School of Business and Economics. I hold two MSc degrees in Economics from Nova SBE and INSPER and a BSc in Economics from Tilburg University. Prior to my PhD, I have been active in several projects on financial inclusion in Mozambique. My main topic of interest is behavioral development economics, with a focus on political economy related questions. My work on the impact of electoral observers during Mozambique’s 2009 general elections has been featured in World Development. Currently I am working on community-based monitoring in Angola and the Dominican Republic.
Does Electoral Observation Influence Electoral Results? Experimental Evidence for Domestic and International Observers in Mozambique, joint with Pedro C. Vicente (Nova SBE), World Development, 2019, 114, pp. 42-58
Mobilizing Parents at Home and at School: An Experiment on Primary Education in Angola, joint with Vincenzo Di Maro (The World Bank), Danila Serra (TAMU) and Pedro C. Vicente (Nova SBE). Working paper. (Click here for more information about this project)
An Impact Evaluation of the CVME School Governance Project in the Dominican Republic, joint with Vincenzo di Maro (The World Bank), Gastón Pierri (Inter-American Development Bank) and Eric Teschke (Paris School of Economics). In the field.
2016 / 2018
The World Bank – DIME, Consultant for Angola Local Development Program
NOVAFRICA, Nova SBE, Research Assistant, Keep It Simple: A Field Experiment on Information Sharing in Social Networks, Cátia Batista (Nova SBE), Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford University) and Pedro C. Vicente (Nova SBE)
NOVAFRICA, Nova SBE, Field Coordinator, Introducing Mobile Money in Rural Mozambique: Evidence from a Field Experiment, Cátia Batista (Nova SBE), Pedro C. Vicente (Nova SBE)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus de Carcavelos, Rua Holanda 1
2775-405 Carcavelos, Portugal