Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Breno Sampaio is an Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco/UFPE, and Director of the Group for the Economic Evaluation of Public Policies (GAPPE.org). He is a Research Fellow at IZA, a Research Fellow at CLEAN Unit on the Economic Analysis of Crime - Baffi-Carefin Centre, Bocconi University and an Invited Researcher at J-PAL.
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign/UIUC (2011). His research interests include economics of crime, labor economics, health economics and development economics
Recent work by Breno Sampaio
The impacts of parental job loss and job insurance policies on children: Evidence from Brazil
Parental job loss has significant negative effects on children, which can be partly mitigated by access to unemployment insurance
Job losses, unemployment benefits and domestic violence: Evidence from Brazil
Job losses, through reduced income and increased exposure, lead to substantial increases in domestic violence against women which are not mitigated...
Articles : Labour Markets & Migration
Job loss and crime in Brazil
After mass layoffs criminal prosecutions increase for displaced workers, but eligibility for unemployment benefits offsets this effect
Audio : Labour Markets & Migration