CEPID 2001-2013
CEPID 2013-2024

Principal Investigator: Marta Teresa da Silva Arretche
Education and Knowledge Diffusion Coordinator: Mônica Teixeira
Technology Transfer Coordinator: Daniel Waldvogel Thomé da Silva
University of São Paulo (USP) 
Av. Prof. Luciano Gualberto, 315 
05508-900 - Salas 116B (1º andar) e 2 (2º andar)
55 11 3091-2097

Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP)
Rua Morgado de Mateus, 615
04015-902 - São Paulo, SP - Brasil
55 11 5574 0399
Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP)
Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCAR)
Institute of Education and Research (INSPER) 
King's College, United Kingdom
National Institute for Space Research (INPE)
State University of Campinas (UNICAMP)

Center leaflet (pdf):

Center for Metropolitan Studies

English version of social science textbook published as Paths of Inequality in Brazil

This book presents the first major overview of the changes undergone by Brazilian society in the last 50 years. The conclusions have been updated to take into account the international debate on democratic transitions as well as the ongoing Brazilian economic crisis.

Conservative reaction in Brazil may be response to improvement in income distribution

Deployed to consolidate democracy, public policies to combat inequality have ended the relatively privileged socio-economic status of the lower middle class, says political scientist heading one of FAPESP’s RIDCs

Washington seminar scrutinizes reduction in Brazilian inequality

Researchers gathered to discuss how demographic and territorial disparities as well as inequality in gender, race, the labor market, access to education and political participation have changed in the last 50 years

Brazil welcomes more immigrants thanks to loopholes in laws as well as new measures

Interaction between civil organizations and state actors has extended immigrants' rights and enabled Brazil to admit more foreigners despite restrictive national legislation

Metropolitan research center provides a diagnosis for São Paulo in the 21st century

Brazil's largest metropolitan area has become more heterogeneous in social and spatial terms but remains strongly unequal, studies show

FAPESP Week California discusses democracy and social inequality in Brazil

Researchers from São Paulo and the University of California, Berkeley examined possible research collaboration in the social sciences and strategies for citizen participation

A comprehensive diagnostic of Brazil’s cities

With research centered along three thematic lines – economic activities and the labor market, the State and its policies, and the sociability of its citizens – the RIDC tracks the major problems and dynamic potential of Brazil’s metropolitan areas

A society with 12.4 million slum dwellers

CEM study indicated a population in slums two times higher than that recorded by the 2000 Census: 3.1 million households instead of 1.6 million. The research, which investigated 561 municipalities, was used by the Ministry of Cities to allocate funds under the Growth Acceleration Program