Synthia Santana

Synthia Santana has experience in studies addressing the productivity and innovation of Brazilian firms. Over 10 years she has studied the determinants of firm innovation and recently has been working on firm-level data of the Brazilian companies through panel data analysis. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Sao Paulo School of Economics - FGV (2016), Master in Economics from the Federal University of Pernambuco (2012) and Bachelor's degree in economics from the same institution (2009). Her main research topics are Development and Innovation.

Fields of specialization

Gender & women’s empowerment, Impacts of government programs, Globalization and trade


Title Country Themes
Gender and Age Diversity to Forster Innovation and Productivity Growth Brazil Gender & women’s empowerment , Labour markets and employment


Dr Synthia Santana
Technologist in Geographical and Statistical Informations
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics

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