Rafael Duarte Lisboa Paschoaleto is a PhD candidate at the Research Center “Poverty, Equity and Growth in Developing Countries” under the supervision of Prof. Marcela Ibañez Diaz. His research focus is on development and environmental issues from a behavioral perspective. Rafael received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Sao Paulo School of Economics, Brazil, and a master’s degree in Development Economics from the University of Göttingen, Germany. Previously, he worked in institutes and consulting firms as a researcher on understanding behaviors of people and firms.

Work in progress:
Environmental Performance in Global Value Chains: Evidence from Firm-level Data (with Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso)
Climate Change, Natural Disasters and International Migration: A country-level analysis (with Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso and Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann Danzinger)
Explaining the Similarity of Regional Organizations: Demand, Opportunity, and Constraint (with Anja Jetschke, Patrick Theiner and Sören Münch)