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Pedro Costa

Doctoral Researcher

Short CV

  • Since 2019: Doctoral Fellow at the GIGA Doctoral Programme and Research Fellow at GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies, scholarship from DAAD

  • 2018 - 2019: Visiting Doctoral Researcher at GIGA, scholarship from DAAD

  • Since 2017: PhD Candidate in Political Science at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, scholarship from the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq-Brazil)

  • Since 2015: Research Fellow at the DOXA Laboratory for Electoral Studies, Political Communication and Public Opinion, State University of Rio de Janeiro (IESP-UERJ)

  • 2015 - 2016: Research Assistant at the DOXA working with data collection on legislative behavior and electoral results

  • Education: M.A. in Political Science at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (IESP-UERJ); B.A. in Social Sciences at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ); Teaching Degree in Social Sciences at the University Candido Mendes


Current Research

  • Social and public policies

  • Poverty and welfare

  • Political institutions in federal and presidential systems

  • Legislative powers in Latin America


Countries and Regions

  • Brazil

  • Mexico

  • Latin America


Research Programme

  • Accountability and Participation


Projects

Media Contributions