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Lourenco Paz

Associate Professor - Economics

Contact Information

Email:  Lourenco_Paz@baylor.edu
Homepage:  http://sites.baylor.edu/lourenco_paz
Campus Phone:  (254) 710-4908
Fax:  (254) 710-6142
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98003
Waco, TX  76798-8003
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation 320.16

Office Hours

FALL 2018
TR 2:00 - 3:00 pm
W 8:00 - 11:00 am

Educational Background

  • PHD - Economics, Univ Of Maryland
  • MA - Economics, Univ Of Maryland
  • BA - Public Administration, Fundacao Getulio Vargas

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor of Economics, Baylor University (August 2017 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Baylor University (August 2015 - July 2017)
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Syracuse University (August 2009 - May 2015)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Maryland - College Park (January 2008 - May 2009)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Maryland - College Park (August 2006 - December 2008)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Maryland - College Park (January 2006 - July 2006)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Maryland - College Park (January 2005 - December 2005)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Maryland - College Park (August 2004 - December 2004)

Awards and Honors

  • Graduate Assistantship, University of Maryland - College Park (2004)
  • Fellowship for Master in Economics at EPGE-FGV, CAPES - Brazilian Ministry of Education (2001)
  • Rio-Sul prize for Best Undergraduate Management paper in Public Administration, Empresa Junior - EAESP-FGV (1999)
  • Rio-Sul prize for Best Undergraduate Management paper in Operations Management, Empresa Junior - EAESP-FGV (1998)

Professional Memberships

  • Member, American Economic Association
  • Member, Association of Christian Economists
  • Member, Canadian Economics Association
  • Member, Econometric Society
  • Member, Western Economic Association International

Publications

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The effects of exporting on wages: An evaluation using the 1999 Brazilian exchange rate devaluation," Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 111, (November 2014), pp. 1-16 (coauthors: Bruno Cesar Araujo).

"Inter-industry Productivity Spillovers: An Analysis Using the 1989–1998 Brazilian Trade Liberalisation," Journal of Development Studies, The, Vol. 50, No. 9, (September 2014), pp. 1261–1274.

"The impacts of trade liberalization on informal labor markets: A theoretical and empirical evaluation of the Brazilian case," Journal of International Economics, Vol. 92, No. 2, (March 2014), pp. 330–348.

"Trade liberalization and the inter-industry wage premia: the missing role of productivity," Applied Economics, Vol. 46, No. 4, (January 2014), pp. 408 - 419.

"Tariffs versus VAT in the presence of heterogeneous firms and an informal sector," International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 18, No. 5, (October 2011), pp. 533 - 554 (coauthors: Ronald B Davies).

Presentations and Proceedings

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"An empirical assessment of tax evasion in the Brazilian origin-based VAT using interstate trade flows," presented at the 2016 Meeting of the Association for Public Economic Theory, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2016.

"The China Shock Impact on Brazil’s Manufacturing Labor Market," presented at the Workshop on Trade and Labor Markets in Developing Countries, Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 2016.
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