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Francisco H. G. Ferreira

Georgetown Americas Institute

Francisco H. G. Ferreira is the Amartya Sen Professor of Inequality Studies and Director of the International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics. Francisco works on the measurement, causes, and consequences of inequality and poverty in developing countries. His work has been published widely and awarded various prizes. He is a Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA); an Affiliated Scholar with the Stone Center at CUNY; a former President of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association and a former Editor in Chief of the Journal of Economic Inequality. Prior to joining the faculty at LSE, he had a long career at the World Bank but also taught at PUC-Rio and at the Paris School of Economics. He was born in São Paulo, Brazil, and holds a PhD in Economics from the LSE.

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