Project Team - IPEA

Alexandre Ywata Carvalho

Alexandre Xavier Ywata Carvalho has a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from ITA, a Master's Degree in Statistics from University of Brasilia, and a Ph.D. in Statistics from Northwestern University. He is currently Head of the Econometrics Group at IPEA, and is responsible for a large project aiming at the organization of government socio-economic Brazilian data bases at IPEA. He is a former Head of Regional and Urban Studies at IPEA, and former member of the NSF panel for computational intelligence. He was a assistant professor of Statistics at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, and a forecast analyst for UBS, Chicago. In the REDD-PAC project, Alexandre works on establishing future scenarios for land policy in Brazil, and on adapting the GLOBIOM and EPIC models to Brazil.

Project Partners

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

National Institute for Space Research - Brazil

Commission des forets d'Afrique Centrale/Central African Forests Commission

United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada

Funding Organization

Germany International Climate Initiative

Endorsed by

Global Land Project