Rodrigo Soares is Lemann Professor of Brazilian Public Policy and International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He is an affiliated professor at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). Rodrigo is also the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor of Economics at Insper, São Paulo, Brazil and a Research Fellow at IZA. His research focuses on development economics.
Rodrigo holds a PhD in economics from the University of Chicago.