Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE)
President of IBGE Brazilian National Institute of Geography and Statistics, from April 2021. Former Director of Surveys of IBGE, from May 2019 to March 2021. Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. Distinguished Lemann Visiting Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign during the 2015-2016 academic year. Retired in 2015 as Professor of Demography at CEDEPLAR-Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), where he has taught since 1980. He received the Medal of Scientific Merit from the Federal Government of Brazil in 2010. He was Director of Graduate Training in Demography at CEDEPLAR between 1996 and 2000. He was a Tinker Professor at the University of Texas at Austin in the first semester of 2006, when he taught a course on policy impact evaluation in Latin America.
In 1996, he spent a year in postdoctoral activities in Demography at the University of Texas, Austin, when he completed his Ph. He holds a Ph.D. in Demography from the University of California at Berkeley. His M.A. and B.A. degrees are in Economics from the Federal