Carlos Pereira is a Full Professor in the Brazilian School of Administration – EBAPE at Getulio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro. Currently, he is Edward Laroque Tinker Visiting Professor at Stanford University.
Carlos was a Visiting Scholar at Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Visiting Fellow at Brookings Institution and a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. He was also Assistant Professor in the department of political science at Michigan State University and Professor of the São Paulo School of Economics at FGV. He also worked as a visiting professor of the department of economics at the University of São Paulo and in the department of politics at Colby College.
His work has led to articles in Journal of Politics, Journal of Democracy, Comparative Political Studies, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Political Research Quarterly, Governance, Electoral Studies, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Legislative Studies, Journal of Latin American Studies, Latin American Politics and Society, and Journal of Politics in Latin America, Journal of Comparative Economics.
He has recently published a coauthored book, Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change, with Lee Alston, Marcus Melo and Bernardo Mueller (2016), Princeton: Princeton University Press and another coauthored book with Marcus Melo, Making Brazil Work: Checking the President in a Multiparty System New York: Palgrave Macmillan (2013).