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Áureo de Paula

Áureo de Paula

cemmap research staff


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
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 ...
Journal article
The negative consequences of long-term exposure to particulate pollution are well established but a number of studies find no effect of short-term exposure on health outcomes. The high correlation of industrial pollutants complicates the estimation of the impact of individual pollutants on health.

Working papers

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.
Cemmap Working Paper CWP56/20
We study testable implications of multiple equilibria in discrete games with incomplete information. Unlike de Paula and Tang (2012), we allow the players’ private signals to be correlated.


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