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Leandro Carvalho
Associate Economist
University of Southern California

Leandro Carvalho in an Associate Economist at RAND Corporation. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University and master’s degrees in Economics from Princeton University and from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His research interests include topics in Intertemporal Optimization and Household Behavior. In previous work, he has studied the time preferences of poor families by investigating how they change their consumption choices when there is an exogenous shock to their income.

Associated Research Projects
UM13-Q4:  Cognitive Ability, Expectations, and Beliefs about the Future: Psychological influences on retirement decisions