1963-2018 - 55 years of Research for Social Change

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Sônia Miriam Draibe

Former Collaborating Researcher

Sônia Draibe collaborated with UNRISD for the flagship report Combating Poverty and Inequality (2006-2010) and the project Poverty Reduction and Policy Regimes, for which she participated in the Methodological Workshop in 2007. At the time of her collaboration, she was a professor of politics at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in Brazil.

She was educated at University of São Paulo, FLACSO-Chile and IEDES-University of Paris I, and has held visiting appointments at the EHESS in France, Universities of Paris I and Paris IX, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Notre Dame University, and the City University of New York, USA.

Her most recent publications include Social Policies in the Nineties, in Renato Baumann (ed.), Brazil in the 1990s - An Economy in Transition (2002, Palgrave/St. Antony´s Series); The Brazilian Welfare State in Perspective: Old Issues, New Possibilities in John P. Dixon and Robert Scheurell (eds.), The State of Social Welfare: The Twentieth Century in Cross-National Review (2002, Praeger); and, with Milko Matijascic, The Market Orientation of Social Security: The Brazilian Case, in John Dixon and Mark Hyde (eds.), The Marketization of Social Security (2001, Quorum Books).