Brazil Studies Program: Female Labor Supply and Local Economic Development in Brazil

Date: 

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Juan Pablo Chauvin, Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

jpchauvinJuan Pablo Chauvin is a PhD candidate in Public Policy and a Doctoral Fellow at the Center for International Development at Harvard. His research focuses on Development Economics and Urban Economics, with an emphasis on the role of productive structures and human capital in the development of cities, regions and countries.  In the past he has been a Consultant with the World Bank, OECD, the German Technical Cooperation Agency (GIZ), and other institutions, working on diversification and economic growth policies in Oman, Bahrain, Malaysia, South East Europe and Ecuador. He has also been an Instructor and Teaching Fellow in Economics and Statistics at the Harvard Kennedy School, and held teaching positions at Ecuadorian universities.  He holds a BA in Economics and a BA in Sociology from Universidad San Francisco de Quito, a Master in Public Policy (Local Development) from FLACSO-Ecuador and a Master in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard.