January 2017 – January 2019
Curitiba, PR

Technical Advisor

Municipal Government of Curitiba

Advise the Mayor and the cabinet of the Secretary for Sports, Recreation, and Youth on strategic planning, promotion, and evaluation of the municipal policy. Also to assist the municipal administration to interpret and to develop a variety of policy monitoring indicators.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead a research team focused in implementing a data-driven policy evaluation and monitoring culture
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations
  • Design and analyze surveys results
  • Oversee development and maintenance of various database systems for the purpose of maintaining a participant’s history
February 2015 – April 2017
Brasilia, DF

Research Assistant

Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA)

Assist the principal researcher with articulation and management of research projects and field-works. Also, to produce statistics, indicators, and bibliographic reviews.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and analyze national sample surveys
  • Prepare and develop scripts for analysis and automated reports
  • Create R and SQL scripts to read various databases
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations
  • Collect data using a semi-structured interviews with government officials

Selected projects:

  • Perfil das Comunidades Terapêuticas Brasileiras
  • Interiorização e dimensionamento da força de trabalho do MPT
January 2015 – 现在
Kansas City, KS

Statistical Consultant

Jake Thompson Consulting

Selected projects:

  • Bayesian Regression Modeling with rstanarm, a DataCamp course
  • Data analysis for research labs the University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Development of white paper on the implementation of evidence centered design for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing
January 2012 – December 2013
Montreal, QC

Graduate Research Assistant

University of Montreal

Responsibilities include:

  • Create R script to score technology enhanced items
  • Create and maintain databases of survey results
  • Work with content experts and educators to develop content standards and a new alternate assessment for science
February 2008 – December 2010
Brasilia, DF

Graduate Research Assistant

University of Brasilia

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and analyze survey data
  • Construct and analyzing electoral databases
  • Delivery analysis reports about the performance of government policies
  • Produce research reports for dissemination

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