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Gabriel Leite Mariante

Gabriel Leite Mariante

PhD Student

Expertise: development economics, public economics


Gabriel is a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics. 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. 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.