Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Claudiney Pereira

Professor of Practice - Economics

Contact Info

  • B.A., Federal University of Vicosa, Economics, 1991
  • M.Sc., University of Brasilia, Economics, 1996
  • Ph.D., North Carolina State University, Economics, 2003
Academic Experience
  • Senior Professor of Practice, Tulane University, Fall 2011-
  • Professor of Practice, Tulane University, Fall 2006-Spring 2010
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2004-2006
  • Assistant Professor, Catholic University of Brasilia, 2003-2004
  • Instructor, North Carolina State University, 2001-2003
  • Instructor, University of Brasilia, 1996

Research & Teaching Specializations: Economic Growth, Development Economics, International Trade and Applied Economics

Related Experience
  • Senior Researcher and Advisor, National Confederation of the Industry, Brasilia, Brazil, 2004
  • Consultant, Applied Economics Research Institute / United Nations Development Program, Brasilia, Brazil, 1995-1996
  • Research Assistant, Federal University of Vicosa, Department of Economics, 1991
  • Outstanding Teaching Award for part-time Instructors, North Carolina State University, 2003
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, North Carolina State University, 2003
  • National Council for Scientific and Technological Development Research Grant, 1992

Languages: Portuguese

Selected Publications
  • Forthcoming. “The Effects of Brazil’s Taxation and Social Spending on Distribution of Household Income.” With Sean Higgins. Public Finance Review.
  • 2013. “Brazilian retail banking and the 2008 financial crisis: Were the government-controlled banks that important?” Journal of Banking and Finance. 37 (7): 2210-2215.
  • 2012. “Impuestos, Transferencias, Desigualdad y Pobreza en Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, México y Perú: Una Síntesis de Resultados.” With Nora Lustig et. al. In Hacia un mejor Estado en América Latina. Fernando Álvarez and Pablo Sanguinetti, eds. Caracas: Altamira.
  • “Fiscal Policy, ‘Fiscal Mobility’, the Poor, the Vulnerable and the Middle Class in Latin America.” With Nora Lustig et al. Background paper for the World Bank’s 2012 flagship report on Latin America and the Caribbean, From Opportunity to Achievement: Socioeconomic Mobility and the Rise of the Middle Class in Latin America.