Rafael Ferreira

Rafael Ferreira

Assistant Professor of Economics

University of São Paulo (FEA-USP)

Research Interests

  • Empirical Corporate Finance
  • Law and Finance
  • Labor Economics
  • Applied Micro

Research

Publications and Working Papers

The Labor Effects of Pro-labor Bias in Bankruptcy. Revise and Resubmit, Review of Financial Studies. (with Aloisio Araujo, Spyridon Lagaras, Flavio Moraes, Jacopo Ponticelli and Margarita Tsoutsoura). Previous version: NBER Working Paper.

Female Judges and In-group Bias in Labor Courts (with Raphael Corbi, Jaqueline Oliveira and Danilo Souza). Forthcoming, Economics Bulletin.

Labor Courts, Job Search and Employment: Evidence from a Labor Reform in Brazil (with Raphael Corbi, Renata Narita and Danilo Souza). Draft coming soon.

The Brazilian bankruptcy law experience (with Aloisio Araujo and Bruno Funchal). Journal of Corporate Finance, Volume 18, Issue 4, 2012.

Bankruptcy Laws and Collateral Regulation: Reflections after the Crisis (with Aloisio Araujo and Bruno Funchal). In: Edward L. Glaeser, Tano Santos and E. Glen Weyl. (Org.). After the Flood: How the Great Recession Changed Economic Thought. University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Work in Progress

Bankruptcy design and frictions in Brazil (with José Matheus Andrade).

Court Congestion and Bankruptcy Resolution (with Flavio Moraes and Aloisio Araujo).

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • Microeconomics I
  • Microeconomics II
  • Economics of Information and Corporate Governance

Graduate

  • Microeconomics I

  • Microeconomics IV

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