André Mancha

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Senior Associate, J-PAL Latin America and the Caribbean

André Mancha is a J-PAL LAC's Senior Associate for the Jobs and Opportunity Initiative Brazil (JOI Brazil). Prior to joining J-PAL in September 2023, he worked as a part-time professor in the economics department at Insper and as an Economist at Tendências Consultoria, specializing in economic studies and expert opinions. André also has experience as a research assistant at the Center for Applied Science in Public Safety at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (CCAS-FGV).

André is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Economics at Insper, holds a Master's degree in Economics from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation, and completed his Bachelor's degree in Economics at the University of São Paulo. His areas of interest include applied microeconomics, evaluation of public policies, economics of crime, and labor markets.