Valéria Pero

Valéria Pero is associate professor at the Economics Institute of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (IE-UFRJ) and researcher at the Center of Studies on Inequality and Development (CEDE).  She holds a PhD in Economics from the Federal University in Rio de Janeiro in 2002 and has spent her sabbatical year in 2019 at the University of Paris-Dauphine, France. Her main research area is Labor and Social Economics and has conducted projects on two major lines: (1) labor market and social and urban mobility and (2) poverty, inequality and social policies.

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