Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Delaware
Francisco Costa is an Assistant Professor in the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware and an Affiliated Researcher with the FGV EPGE Brazilian School of Economics and Finance. His main research interests are environmental economics and development economics. He received his PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics.
Recent work by Francisco Costa
Estimates indicate that current land-use patterns would inefficiently release 44 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide from the rainforest
Policies based on physicians' geographic preferences, such as quotas and university expansion, are more cost-effective than financial incentives
The welfare effect of policies aimed at changing behaviours persistently may be larger than usually measured because of 'hysteresis'