Please note that Dr Naritomi will be on maternity leave during the 2021/22 academic year.
Joana is an Associate Professor at the London School of Economics, International Development Department, and the Academic Director of the LSE School of Public Policy. She is a Research Affiliate in BREAD, the CEPR Public Economics and Development Economics programmes, STICERD Public Economics, Institute for Fiscal Studies, International Growth Centre, and a JPAL-LAC Invited Researcher. She has a PhD in Political Economy and Government (Economics ) from Harvard University, and her main research interests are Public Economics, Development Economics and Political Economy. She has papers published in the American Economic Review and the Journal of Economic History. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Economist, and Folha de São Paulo.
Job Displacement Insurance and (the Lack of) Consumption-Smoothing (with François Gerard). American Economic Review, 111 (3): 899-942, 2021
NBER Working Paper No. 25749 version: link | Media coverage: Folha de S. Paulo, VoxDev
Consumers as Tax Auditors American Economic Review, 109(9): Pages 3031-3072, 2019 (Lead Article)
Awards: Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award – Public Sector Economics, Peggy and Richard Musgrave Award, Young Scholar Prize – Research on Business Taxation, Oxford University | Media coverage: The New York Times, The Economist, World Bank Blog
Institutional Development and Colonial Heritage within Brazil. The Journal of Economic History. 2012; 72(2): 393-422 (with Soares R. and Assunção J.).
Media coverage: Salon and Marginal Revolution