The Applied Economics and Regional Development Lab - LEADER - was created on December 14, 2015. It is based in the Department of Economics at Federal University of Sergipe - Brazil, and it draws its researchers from faculty, graduate and undergraduate students interested in applied economics with emphasis on regional economy.
The purpose of LEADER is to develop applied economic research focused on regional development in order to identify problems and propose strategies to support the development and policies' driving.
Natural resources and environmental economy
Economics of crime
Education and labor market
Urban and regional economy