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Ana Trindade Ribeiro

Ana has recently started her Ph.D. in the Economics of Education program at Stanford GSE. She holds an MSc in Economics from Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and a BA in Economics from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio). On her Master's thesis, she evaluated the post-college outcomes from one of the first higher education affirmative action policies in Brazil. She focuses on the use of quantitative methods and economic incentives rationale to evaluate education policies, mostly related to higher education.


Paulo Nascimento

Paulo Nascimento is a research officer at the Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA), a federal public organization committed to provide technical and institutional support to government actions in Brazil. Paulo holds a MSc in Economics of Education (UCL Institute of Education, London). At the moment, Paulo is a PhD candidate in Economics at the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) and a Visiting Student Researcher at Stanford's Lemann Center.


Pedro Dantas

Pedro Dantas holds an MA in International Comparative Education (2016) and a Master of Public Policy (2021), both from Stanford. His previous experiences include a business development internship in Nigeria sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, conducting


Paula Louzano

Paula Louzano is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of São Paulo School of Education. She holds a MA in International Comparative Education from Stanford University and a doctoral degree in Administration, Planning and Social Policy from Harvard University. Her research interests include equality of educational opportunities, and design, implementation and evaluation of educational policies in Brazil and Latin America.


Felipe Michel Santos Araújo Braga

Felipe Michel Braga has an MA in International Educational Administration and Policy Analysis (Stanford), a degree in Public Administration (Joao Pinheiro Foundation), and a degree in Economics (Federal University of Minas Gerais). He is a civil servant, member of the career of Experts in Public Policies and Government Management in Minas Gerais, where he worked at the Planning and Management Secretariat (State for Results Program), at the Office of Strategic Priorities, and at the State Department of Education.


Alice Dias Lopes

Alice graduated with a degree in Social Science from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG). During her time as an undergraduate student, Alice dedicated herself to research topics in social inequality and stratification. At Stanford, she examined which fields of study affirmative action students graduated in at the undergraduate level in public universities in Brazil. Currently, Alice is a PhD student in Education at the University of Edinburgh.

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