Diogo Prosdocimi

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Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Santa Monica Office


M.P.P., University of California, Berkeley; B.A. in public administration, Fundacao Joao Pinheiro; B.S. in mathematics, Federal University of Minas Gerais


Diogo Prosdocimi is an assistant policy researcher at RAND and a Ph.D. student at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He has an M.P.P. from the University of California, Berkeley, and bachelors degrees in public administration and mathematics from Fundacao Joao Pinheiro and Federal University of Minas Gerais, respectively.

Prosdocimi served as policy analyst for Brazil's Secretary for Transportation and Public Works. Later as Undersecretary for Transport Regulation, he led public-private projects and advised the governor in infrastructure decisions. His most recent projects include benefit-cost analysis for the expansion of the subway system in Belo Horizonte and a prioritization model for road maintenance in South Africa. Prosdocimi’s other work includes decision analysis for public-private partnerships in highways and airports. He has also worked on urban planning, public transit optimization/simulation models, and accessibility analysis to schools, healthcare facilities and jobs.