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Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change

A Research Center of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Indiana University Bloomington

Gilvan Ramalho Guedes

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Associate Professor of Demography, Cedeplar & Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Office 3093, College of Economics
Departamento de Demografia / FACE / UFMG
Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627 - Pampulha - 31270-901
Belo Horizonte - Minas Gerais - Brasil
Phone:  +55 (31) 3409-7165
grguedes[at]cedeplar [dot] ufmg [dot] br
grguedes[at]indiana [dot] edu

Academic Background:

    Pos-doc, Demography, Brown University, 2010-2011
    Ph.D., Demography, CEDEPLAR/University of Minas Gerais, 2010
    M.B.A., Finance, Newton Paiva University, 2005
    B.S., Economics, Newton Paiva University, 2003

Research Interests:
    Household demography, land use/cover change, Amazon, migration, poverty, inequality, quantitative methods

Current Position:
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Demography, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, 2012-present
    Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Social Pharmacy, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2011-present

Recent publications:

HULL, J. R. ; GUEDES, G. R. . Rebuilding Babel: Finding Common Development Solutions Using Cross-Contextual Comparisons of Multidimensional Well-being. Revista Brasileira de Estudos de População (Impresso), 2013.

GUEDES, G. R. ; ANTIGO, M. ; HULL, J. R. ; VANWEY, L. K. ; BARBIERI, A. F. . Poverty Dynamics, Ecological Endowments, and Land Use among Smallholders in the Brazilian Amazon. Social Science Research (Print), 2013.

GUEDES, G. R. ; CARMO, R. L. . Socioeconomic and Residential Differences in Environmental Perception and Behavior: Insights from Metropolitan Brazil. In: Turunen, E.; Koskinen, A. (Org.). Urbanization and the Global Environment. Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2012.

GUEDES, G. R. (Org.) ; OJIMA, R. (Org.) . Território, Mobilidade Populacional e Ambiente. 1. ed. Governador Valadares: Editora Univale, 2012. v. 500. 418p .

GUEDES, G. R. ; BRONDÍZIO, E. S. ; BARBIERI, A. F. ; ANNE, R. ; PENNA-FIRME, R. ; D'ANTONA, A. O. Poverty and Inequality in the Rural Brazilian Amazon: A Multidimensional Approach. Human Ecology, v. 40, p. 41-57, 2012.

GUEDES, G. R. ; CAMARGOS, M. C. S. ; SIVIERO, P. C. ; MACHADO, C. J. ; OLIVEIRA, D. R. Educational and Sex Differences in the Disability Life Expectancy for the Elderly: Brazil, 1998 and 2003. Cadernos Saúde Coletiva (UFRJ), v. 19, p. 187-196, 2011.

VANWEY, L. K. ; GUEDES, G. R.; DANTONA, A. O. ; Out-migration and land-use change in agricultural frontiers: insights from Altamira settlement project. Population and Environment, v. 34, p. 44-68, 2011.

GUEDES, G. R. ; COSTA, S. ; BRONDÍZIO, E. Revisiting the hierarchy of urban areas in the Brazilian Amazon: a multilevel approach. Population and Environment, v. 30, p. 159-192, 2009.

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