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Carlos Figueiredo, MA, PhD

Senior Methods Advisor

Areas of Expertise

Methods, data analysis, public use data sets, and computer programming


Carlos Figueiredo is a senior methods advisor with the AARP Public Policy Institute, where he provides data analyses for public policy research projects that use large public-use data sets. He conducts policy analyses that require complex programming, data manipulation, data analysis, and computer simulations.

Carlos holds a PhD in public administration and information and decision systems from the George Washington University, a master’s degree in policy analysis and planning from the University of Minnesota, and a civil engineering degree from the Federal University of
Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil.

Selected Publications

Smolka, G., Multack, M, and Figueiredo, C., “Effect of Health Reform for 50- to 64-Year-Olds,” (Washington, DC, AARP Public Policy Institute, December 2013).

Lynott, J. and Figueiredo, C., “How the Travel Patterns of Older Adults Are Changing: Highlights from the 2009 National Household Travel Survey,” (Washington, DC, AARP Public Policy Institute, April 2011).

Harrell, R., Kassner, E., and Figueiredo, C., “Multigenerational Households Are Increasing,” (Washington, DC, AARP Public Policy Institute, April 2011).





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