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Áureo de Paula

Áureo de Paula

Research Fellow

Education

PhD in Economics, Princeton University, 2006
MA in Economics, Princeton University, 2002
MSc in Economics, Pontificia Universidade Catolica, RJ (Brazil), 2000
BA in Economics, Pontificia Universidade Catolica, RJ (Brazil), 1996

Aureo joined the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice (cemmap) in 2011. His main fields of interest are microeconometrics and applied microeconomics. He is also a Research Fellow of the IFS.

Journal articles

Journal article | Fiscal Studies, Volume 42, Issue 2
We study consumer spending dynamics during one such time, the first infection wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, using household scanner data covering fast-moving consumer goods in the United Kingdom.
Journal article
High‐risk sexual behaviours are generally unobserved and difficult to identify. In this paper, we investigate the accuracy of two risky‐behaviour measures: biomarkers for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and self‐reported data. We build an epidemiological model to assess the relative ...

Working papers

IFS Working Paper W21/23
One-quarter of married, fertile-age women in Sub-Saharan Africa report not wanting a pregnancy and yet do not use contraceptives. To study this issue, we collect detailed data on women’s subjective probabilistic beliefs and estimate a structural model of contraceptive choices.
Cemmap Working Paper CWP14/21
This paper first reviews some of the approaches that have been taken to estimate the common parameters of binary outcome models with fixed effects.

Presentations

Presentation
Presented at the Copenhagen Microeconometrics Workshop June 2012
Presentation
Conference on Legal, Illegal and Criminal Migration (Collegio Carlo Alberto, Torino) June 2012