Claudiney Pereira

Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
9801
Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
9801

Biography

Claudiney Pereira is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. He is also a nonresident research associate of the Commitment to Equity Institute at Tulane University. His research has focused on fiscal policy effects on poverty and income distribution in Brazil and the empirics of monetary policy and the role of the financial sector in Brazil.

He received his Ph.D. in Economics from North Carolina State University and has served as a faculty member of Tulane University and Catholic University of Brasilia and senior economic researcher and advisor at the National Confederation of the Industry in Brazil. He has also consulted with the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and International Fund for Agricultural Development.  

Professor Pereira joined ASU in 2014 and currently teaches Capstone in Economics, Economics of Latin America, and Global Business Environment in the MBA program. In April 2018, he was honored by ASU Devils' Advocates at the “Apple Polisher” Faculty Appreciation dinner for his outstanding mentorship to undergraduate students.

Education

  • Ph.D. North Carolina State University 2003
  • M.S. University of Brasilia, Brazil 1996
  • B.A. Federal University of Vi�osa, Brazil 1991

Research Interests

  • Income Inequality
  • Poverty
  • Effects of Taxes and Government Spending on Povery and Inequality
  • Latin American Economic Development.

Research Group

Nonresident Research Associate, Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. Fall 2016-

Publications

  • “Ethno-Racial Poverty and Inequality in Brazil”. In: Commitment to Equity Handbook: Estimating the Impact of Fiscal Policy on Poverty and Inequality. Nora Lustig (ed.), Chapter 12, pp. 554-567. 2018. CEQ Institute, Tulane University and Brookings Institution Press.

  • “Fiscal Policy, Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay: An Overview”. In: Latin America Since the Left Turn. Tulia Falleti, Emilio A. Parrado, and Rogers Smith (eds.). Chapter 2, pp. 33-46. 2017. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press (Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism Series.)  With Nora Lustig.

  • "The impact of the tax system and social spending in income redistribution and poverty reduction in Latin America". Hacienda Pública Española/Review of Public Economics, 219(4):117-132, December 2016. With Nora Lustig.
  • “The Effects of Brazil’s Taxation and Social Spending on the Distribution of Household Income.” Public Finance Review, vol. 42(3). May 2014. With Sean Higgins.
  • "Brazilian retail banking and the 2008 financial crisis: Were the government-controlled banks that important?" Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 37(7), July 2013. With Luiz F. Maia-Filho.
  • “Impuestos, Transferencias, Desigualdad y Pobreza en Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, México y Perú: Una Síntesis de Resultados,” Perspectivas sobre el Desarrollo: Hacia un mejor Estado en América Latina. F. Álvarez & P. Sanguinetti (eds.) CAF, v10, 2012. With Nora Lustig et. al.

Research Activity

  • “The Impact of the Tax System and Social Spending in Income Redistribution and Poverty Reduction in Latin America.” With Nora Lustig.
  • “Political Economy of Territorial Inequalities in Latin America: Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Mexico.” 2015. With James Robinson et al.
  • “Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending by Race and Ethnicity in Brazil”. With Sean Higgins.
  • “Asymmetric Pass-Through in Brazil: Interest Rates Rise Faster than they Fall.”

Courses

Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
ECN 503Global Business Environment
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 394Special Topics
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 394Special Topics
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 394Special Topics
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 394Special Topics
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 211Macroeconomic Principles
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 211Macroeconomic Principles
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 313Intermed Macroeconomic Theory
TBX 598Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 211Macroeconomic Principles
ECN 501Statistics for Managers
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 211Macroeconomic Principles
ECN 501Statistics for Managers

Honors/Awards

2018. ASU Devils' Advocates Apple Polisher Faculty Appreciation honoree. 

2003. Outstanding Teaching Award for Part-Time Instructors (US$500), Poole College of Management, North Carolina State University

Service

Undergraduate Assessment and Undergraduate Honors and Awards, Department of Economics, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. Fall 2014-

Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics, Tulane University. 2012-2014.

Work History

Arizona State University: 2014-present Tulane University: 2004-2014 Catholic University of Brasilia (Brazil): 2003-2004

Consulting

Commitment to Equity, Tulane University. May 2016-July 2016.

Center for Inter-American Policy and Research, Stone Center for Latin American Studies. Tulane University. Commitment to Equity Assessment in Brazil. May 2011-May 2014.

Inter-American Development Bank. “Improving Race and Ethnicity Data Instruments for Policy Analysis and Formulation.” 2012-2014.

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Fiscal Mobility of Middle Classes in Brazil. October 2013-December 2013.

World Bank. “Can Latin America Afford Opportunities for All?”  and “Fiscal Policy, ‘Fiscal Mobility,’ and the Poor.”             Background paper for 2012 flagship report on Latin America and the Caribbean, From Opportunity to Achievement

International Fund for Agricultural Development. “Fiscal Policy, Urban-Rural Inequality and Rural Poverty in Brazil.”         2011-2012.

Industry Positions

Senior Researcher, National Industry Confederation (CNI), Brasilia, Brazil. January 2004-July 2004.