Gabriel Leite-Mariante

Gabriel Leite-Mariante

PhD Candidate in Economics

Department of Economics

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About me

Gabriel is a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics affiliated with STICERD. His main fields of interest are empirical Development and Public Economics. His research focuses on studying labour markets and the various dimensions of poverty and inequality across the developing world.

His current projects include the study of persistence in wealth inequality in developing countries, the evaluation of governmental anti-poverty policies, and the relationship between economic development and gender inequality.

Originally from Brazil, Gabriel holds a BSc in Engineering from PUC-Rio, an MSc in Statistics from KU Leuven and an MSc in Economics from University College London. He has previously held research and teaching positions at STICERD, UCL, the Luxembourg Institute for Socio-Economic Research and PUC-Rio. He is the student representative for the PhD students, and a member of the Hub for equal representation in the economy.

Research Interests
Development Economics, Public Economics

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Development Economics; Public Economics