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Francisco HG Ferreira is the Amartya Sen Professor of Inequality Studies and Director of the International Inequalities Institute at the London School of Economics. Francisco is an economist working on the measurement, causes, and consequences of inequality and poverty, with an emphasis on developing countries in general, and Latin America in particular. His work has been published widely, including in the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Review of Income and Wealth, Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Economic Inequality, the World Bank Economic Review, and World Development. His research has been awarded various prizes, including the Richard Stone Prize in Applied Econometrics, and the Kendrick Prize from the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth. He is a Research Fellow at IZA (Institute of Labor Economics) and currently serves as Vice-President of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association.
Posts by Francisco Ferreira
While the growth of the non-farm sector in a rural economy is known to reduce poverty, it may also exacerbate inequality. Comparing rural India and rural China the study finds that there is lower inte...