Carlos Farinha Rodrigues is professor at Lisbon School of Economics and Management (ISEG), University of Lisbon (UL). He also works as adviser to the Instituto Nacional de Estatística (Statistics Portugal) in the field of households’ statistics. He obtained his PhD from Technical University of Lisbon under the supervision of Tony Atkinson (Oxford University). His main research interests lie in applied micro-economics, Income Distribution, Poverty and Inequality; Evaluation of Public Policies and Microsimulation. He is involved in the international projects “GINI Growing Inequalities’ Impacts” and “EUROMOD – Tax-benefit microsimulation model for the European Union”.