Tinker Visiting Professor

Pedro Amaral

Amaral is associate professor in economics at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in Brazil. His research is focused on assessing the spatial configuration of regional inequalities in Brazil in terms of accessibility of health care, as well as other types of inequalities such as poverty, income, and crime. He has published 27 peer-reviewed papers in Brazilian and international journals and serves as early career coeditor of Spatial Economic Analysis and coeditor of Regional Studies, Regional Science and Journal of Spatial Econometrics.

TVP Details
Employer/Affiliation Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Job Title Professor
Country of Residence Brazil
Field of expertise Economics
Specialty Regional inequality in Brazil
Host University Details
University name University of Chicago
Department Sociology
Academic Year 2022-2023
Term/Semester Spring