Lygia Sabbag Fares
Lygia Sabbag Fares a member of the Core Faculty at Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. She possesses a PhD in Economics with a focus on development economics, labor economics and gender from the University of Campinas in Brazil. She has served as Director of the Department of “Alternative Income” at the Secretary of Women for the city of São Paulo and an organizer of the Gender working group of Young Scholars Initiative (YSI) of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET). She is also a member of the International Association for Feminist Economics. Prior to joining BISR, she was faculty at Escola Superior de Administração e Gestão Strong, teaching courses in macroeconomics, public finance, Brazilian economics, and development economics.