PhD in Statistics from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1991. Dissertation title: Improvement of Score Tests, Applications and Extensions.
Research interest: Beta regression, Higher order asymptotics, regression models
Editor in Chief, Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics (2007-2012)
A recent talk: Beta Regression Modeling: Recent Advances in Theory and Applications, 13th School of Regression Models, February 2013, Brazil.