Breno Braga

Research Fellow

Urban Institute

Breno Braga is a Principal Research Associate at the Urban Institute in DC. His research covers topics such as high-skilled immigration and the effectiveness of safety net programs. His articles have been published in academic journals, including the Journal of Labor Economics and Journal of Public Economics. His work has been cited in media outlets, including the New York Times, the Atlantic, and Bloomberg.

He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan, his M.A. in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and his B.A. in Economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Breno Braga became a Research Affiliate in November 2017 and a Research Fellow in December 2023.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 16448
Jennifer Andre, Fredric Blavin, Breno Braga, Anuj Gangopadhyaya
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12958
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2024, 22 (1), 230-262
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12417
Breno Braga, Fredric Blavin, Anuj Gangopadhyaya
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2020, 190, 104249.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12233
Anuj Gangopadhyaya, Fredric Blavin, Jason Gates, Breno Braga
published in: Health Economics 29, no. 9, 2020