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Directory

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  76706
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation 320.04

Office Hours

FALL 2021
T & R 8:00 AM -11:00 AM
or by appointment

Educational Background

  • PHD - Economics, University Of Maryland
  • MA - Economics, University 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)

Licensures and Certifications

  • Baylor Data Scholar Certificate, Baylor University (April 8, 2019 - Present)

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 Chinese Imports on Female Workers in the Brazilian Manufacturing Sector," Journal of Development Studies, The, Vol. 57, No. 5, (May 2021), pp. 807-823 (coauthors: John Ssozi).

"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

"Connect and Protect: The Role of Trade, Technology, and Labor Policies on Informality," presented at the Workshop on Transforming Informal Work and Livelihoods, Helsinki, Finland, November 2020 (coauthors: Jennifer P Poole, Rita Almeida).
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