Rafael Pereira, Department of Regional, Urban and Environmental Studies and Policies at IPEA
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Rafael Pereira works as a researcher and head of the data science team at the Department of Regional, Urban and Environmental Studies and Policies at the Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea) in Brazil. His research looks broadly at how urban and transport policies shape the spatial organization of cities, human mobility patterns as well as their impacts on social and health inequalities. In 2019, Rafael's work received the award for best PhD thesis in transportation by the American Association of Geographers (AAG) and the Young Researcher of the Year Award by the International Transport Forum (ITF/OECD). Rafael has a background in sociology and demography and obtained his PhD in Geography from the Transport Studies Unit (TSU) at Oxford University.