Henrique Pita Barros

About me

Hi, welcome to my personal website! 

I am an incoming Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of ISEG - University of Lisbon. I graduated from Brown University with a PhD in Economics in May 2024My work studies how the disruption caused by migration, forced displacement and conflict affects human behavior. 

I am leading several field experiments in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, focusing on the socioeconomic integration of internally displaced persons amid the ongoing conflict affecting the region. My work is being supported by the International Growth Centre and the J-PAL Crime and Violence Initiative. My research has been featured in the World Bank Development Impact Blog, newspaper Expresso (in Portuguese) and Voice of America (TV interview in Portuguese).

I am also a Visiting Assistant Professor (Researcher) at Brown University and a Consultant for UNU-WIDER (United Nations University -- World Institute for Development Economics Research) 

Thank you for visiting!

E-mail: henrique_pita_barros@brown.edu