Fernando Esteves

Fernando Esteves

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


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, climate change, and developing-nation economics.

Before joining Pardee RAND, Esteves served as an economic consultant at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where he focused on macroeconomic monitoring and was responsible for the engagement with civil society and non-profit organizations. Prior to that, he worked for over four years as a research assistant at the Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA), a Brazilian public think tank that provides technical support to inform public policies on fiscal, social, and economic matters, where he supported leading researchers in developing quantitative and data-driven analyses. 

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


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


Brazilian Portuguese; English; French; Spanish

Selected Work

  • 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

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