2023 imds-SBE AWARD


Prêmio IMDS-SBE 2023

The Institute for Mobility and Social Development – Imds is promoting the Imds-SBE Award, 2023 Edition, in partnership with the Brazilian Econometric Society.

Individual or collective works presented for the 45th Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Econometrics in the field of Applied Microeconomics that focus on one of the following themes will be eligible for the Imds-SBE Edition 2023 Prize:

  1. Cognitive and socio-emotional development of children, adolescents, and young people;
  2. Basic education.
  3. Healthcare for children, adolescents, and young people.
  4. Support for pregnancy; and
  5. Skill-building and productive inclusion of young people.

The Scientific Committee of the 45th Meeting of the Brazilian Econometric Society will evaluate papers on Applied Microeconomics presented at the event. They will choose articles appropriate for presentation and nominate two papers for the 2023 imds-SBE Awards Session based on their scores. An independent Commission appointed by the Brazilian Econometric Society will attend the presentations and use a transparent and fair process to determine the first and second-place winners, recognizing exceptional quality.

Important Dates

Announcement of the two nominees for the Award: November 6, 2023
Presentation Session: December 14, 2023
Award Ceremony: December 14, 2023



1st Place: BRL 7,000.00 (seven thousand Brazilian reais)
2nd Place: BRL 3,000.00 (three thousand Brazilian reais)



1st place – “The Kids Aren’t Alright: Parental Job Loss and Children’s Outcomes Within and Beyond Schools”
Diogo G. C. Britto (Milan-Bicocca University and Baffi/Bocconi), Caique Melo (Bocconi University and GAPPE/UFPE) and Breno Sampaio (Federal University of Pernambuco, GAPPE/UFPE and IZA)

2nd place – “Teacher Mindsets and Student Learning: A Randomized Intervention in Rio de Janeiro”
Tássia Cruz (FGV EBAPE)


Venue for the Event

Windsor Barra Hotel
Av. Lúcio Costa, 2630 – Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro.