Fernando Esteves

Fernando Esteves
Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND


M.A. in economics, University of Brasilia, Brazil; B.A. in economics, University of Brasilia, Brazil


Fernando Esteves is a Ph.D. student in the Research, Analysis, and Design stream at Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy analyst at RAND. His research interests include labor, poverty and inequality, education, and developing-nation economics.

Prior to joining Pardee RAND, Esteves was an economic consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where he worked in macro monitoring and was responsible for the engagement with civil society and non-profit organizations. In addition, he worked for more than four years as a research assistant at the Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA), a Brazilian public institution that provides technical support to the federal government concerning public policies (fiscal, social, and economic), where he assisted leading researchers developing quantitative and data-driven analysis. 

Esteves has an M.A. and a B.A. in economics from the University of Brasilia, Brazil.

Selected Publications

Santos, Cláudio Hamilton Matos dos, Silva, Antonio Carlos Macedo e, Amitrano, Cláudio Roberto, Carvalho, Sandro Sachet de, Bastos Jr., Ennio Ferreira, Esteves, Fernando Henrique de Araújo, Yannick, Kolai Zagbai Joel, Lima, Lucikelly dos Santos, "The nature of services inflation in Brazil: 1999-2014," Economia e Sociedade, 2018

Cláudio Hamilton Matos dos Santos; Bernardo Patta Schettini; Fernando Henrique de Araújo Esteves; Ivan Bastos da Silva; Kolai Zagbai Joel Yannick; Lucikelly dos Santos Lima "An Analysis of the Composition of Government Consumption in the National Accounts," in Cláudio Hamilton Matos dos Santos, Raphael Rocha Gouvêa, Public Finance and Macroeconomics in Brazil: a record of IPEA's reflection (2008-2014), Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA), 2014


Brazilian Portuguese; English; French; Spanish