Rui Leite has been a Researcher on the MSE Project since 2009. Rui is the chief technology officer for the MSE project. He spearheads the use of the most advanced data collection technology for field research. He also directs the programming of software for data collection. He has been involved in all stages of research from questionnaire development, piloting the questionnaire, to econometric analysis and the writing of scientific manuscripts. Rui holds BA, MA, and PhD degree in Economics from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto.