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)

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Center for Metropolitan Studies

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Social Science

The Center for Metropolitan Studies is selecting candidates for three post-doctoral positions at the Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning in São Paulo.

Vulnerability of Brazilian workers evaluated in crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic

Only 13.8% of the workforce has jobs in sectors not badly hit by social isolation according to a research network set up to propose ways of improving the quality of government policies for dealing with the crisis.

Housing deficit makes “vertical isolation” impossible, Brazilian researchers say

Research by CEM shows that it is not feasible to separate high-risk groups in low-income communities, where the majority of the Brazilian population live. The problem is especially acute in the Southeast region, with metropolitan São Paulo displaying the largest deficit.

Who governs the major cities?

Researchers from the Center for Metropolitan Studies are working with colleagues from other countries to explain how São Paulo, London, Paris, Mexico City and Milan are governed.

Solutions to the social challenges of cities depend on the capacity of local governments

Researchers at the Center for Metropolitan Studies analyze the different dimensions of inequality and how public policies affect them.

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