Rodrigo Oliveira

Research Associate

Rodrigo Oliveira is a Research Associate at UNU-WIDER working on tax-benefit microsimulation models. His research interests are development economics and applied economics, focusing on education, health, poverty, and inequality. 

He is on a leave of absence from his previous appointment as an economics professor at the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) - Brazil. He has also worked as a research associate at Cidacs and CLEAR - FGV and as Coordinator of the Laboratory of Monitoring and Evaluation of Public Policies (LAPPE) at UFBA.