Gustavo de Souza

Gustavo de Souza is a Research Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago in 2021 and was a Postdoctoral fellow at the IIES in 2022. In his research, he uses micro-data to estimate macroeconomic models and derive policy implications. His research interests are in macroeconomics, labor economics, development, and public finance. For more on his research, visit his personal website at You can also follow him on Twitter at @GusMicrotoMacro.

More than Economics, Ideology Determines US Voters’ Preferences for Redistribution

The US stands out among developed economies for its comparatively low level of redistribution as a percentage of GDP. Gustavo de Souza examines the...

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