Miguel Lago is a Political Scientist and graduate from Sciences Po Paris, where he acquired a Master’s degree in public administration. He founded and presided over mobilization networks Meu Rio and Nossas, a Latin American reference in civic-tech. He is visiting scholar in Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, as well as Sciences Po Paris’ École d’Affaires Publiques.
Possui graduação e mestrado em economia (UFRJ) e doutorado em economia (PUC-Rio). É professor associado da Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo (FGV EAESP), bolsista de produtividade do CNPq, e vencedor de prêmios e grants internacionais, como o Newton Advanced Fellowship (Academia Britânica) e o Grand Challenges Explorations (Fundação Bill & Melinda Gates). É professor adjunto licenciado do IE-UFRJ (2012/2017-), foi pesquisador associado ao ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change (2015-2019), vice-presidente da Sociedade Brasileira de Econometria (2014-2015) e coordenador brasileiro da LACEA/IADB/World Bank/UNDP Research Network on Inequality and Poverty (2004-2008).
Financial and Operational Director
Rodrigo Fiães is an economist with a graduate degree from PUC-Rio, and a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He was a partner in Gávea Investimentos (2004-2015) and has worked in several private and public institutions, in fields involving finance, economic research and public policy. Since 2014, he has concentrated on the third sector, having participated in the elaboration, implementation and initial operation of two not for profit civil associations (Instituto Serrapilheira, IEPS), as well as being vice president of the Admistrative Council of the Climate and Society Institute (Instituto Clima e Sociedade – ICS).
Health Economics Researcher
Beatriz Rache has worked on various research topics, ranging from higher education to small businesses, always using data analysis and econometrics to support decision-making. One of her main interests is studying inequalities of opportunity in Brazil from a public policy standpoint in order to contribute to abating them. She was a Research Associate at the JPMorgan Chase Institute, a Washington DC think tank, Junior Economist at Gávea Investimentos, in Rio de Janeiro, and Research Assistant at the Climate Policy Initiative and at PUC-Rio. She has a graduate degree in Economics from PUC-Rio, and a master’s degree in economics from Columbia University, New York.
Health Economics Researcher
Letícia Nunes is an economist, having acquired both her master’s and doctorate from EPGE/FGV. She was visiting fellow at Northwestern University (Economics Dept.) for two years from 2016 to 2017. Her research focuses mainly on the intersections of health economics, economic development and industrial organization.
Helena Ciorra has a graduate degree in language studies from the University of São Paulo, having majored in eastern languages. She is two-time winner of the Literature Translation Institute’s (LTI-Korea) Korean Literature Essay Competition. She has worked with proofreading and text translation for over 10 years and has acted in academic research, as assistant, since 2016.
Public Policy Researcher
Arthur Aguilar is an Economist, with a graduate degree from PUC-Rio a Master’s degree in International Development from Harvard University; his research focuses mainly on border between public administration and applied research. He has coordinated several research and impact evaluation projects in health and education, collaborating with JPAL, London School of Economics and ASER/Pratham in Brazil, India, and Mozambique. He was project and evaluations coordinator for the Ministry of Education’s School of Innovation and Public Policy (Escola de Inovação e Políticas Públicas), where he was responsible for supporting the Regional Development Plan for the Northeast, as well as developping training programs directed at municipal and state governments in the region.
Public Policy Researcher
Graduada em Odontologia pela UFRJ / Queen Mary University of London, com Residência em Saúde da Família pela Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública (ENSP-Fiocruz), e Mestrado em Gestão e Políticas Públicas em Saúde pela University of Birmingham, Inglaterra (bolsista do Programa Chevening, do governo Britânico). Tem experiência internacional em análise de implementação de políticas públicas em saúde e desenvolvimento organizacional em saúde nos casos Brasileiro, Britânico e Uruguaio. Fez aperfeiçoamento em Análise de Políticas Públicas pela University of California, Berkeley, Estados Unidos. Obteve o 2º lugar no Prêmio SwB Ambassador, oferecido pelo British Council e Embaixada Britânica no Brasil, em reconhecimento ao impacto resultante da experiência de intercâmbio no biênio 2012/2013 (prêmio recebido em 2016).
Graduada em Ciências Contábeis, atua desde 2015 no campo das organizações sem fins lucrativos (até recentemente no Instituto Brasileiro de Análises Sociais e Econômicas – Ibase) nas áreas financeira, administrativa, trabalhista e contábil, com ênfase na Gestão de Projetos e Tesouraria.