Research fields:

Economic Growth and Development


"Biased Technical Change in Agriculture and Industrial Growth." Metroeconomica 68(3) (2017), 549-583.

"Real wages and labor-saving technical change: evidence from a panel of manufacturing industries in mature and labor-surplus economies". International Review of Applied Economics 31(2) (2017) 151-172.

"Evidence of growth complementarity between agriculture and industry in developing countries",
 Structural Change and Economic Dynamics 34 (2015) 1-18.

`Between ’The Meaning of Colonization’ and ’Archaism as a Project’: overcoming a dilemma through the concept of mercantile slavery capital” Estudos Economicos 38 (1) 2008. [in Portuguese]
Reprinted in del Nero, I. and Pires, J.M. (orgs.) "Mercantile slavery capital and slavery in the Americas", Sao Paulo: Educ, 2010. [in Portuguese]

Working Papers:

An empirical analysis of Minsky regimes in the US economy (with Leila Davis and Gonzalo Hernandez-Jimenez).
University of Massachusetts-Amherst Working Paper 2017-08, February 2017.

"Sectoral net lending in six financial centers." (with Gerald Epstein)
Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) Working Paper 346, March 2014.

Work in Progress:

The Political Economy of Biased Technical Change in Brazilian Agriculture (1950-1980).

The Paradox of Mexico's Export Boom Without Growth: A Demand-Side Explanation (with Leopoldo Gomez-Ramirez).

The Real Exchange Rate and Vertical Integration (with Juan Montecino).

    The Evolution of Financial Fragility: A Quantile Decomposition of Balance Sheets (with Leila Davis and Gonzalo Hernandez)