Recent Publications

Upcoming events

  • Seminar - Information Accumulation and the Timing of Voting Decisions
    Nathan Canen - University of British Columbia
    January 24, 2018
    4:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Seminar - The Power of Example: Corruption Spurs Corruption
    Nicolás Ajzenman - SciencesPo
    January 29, 2018
    4:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Seminar - Epidemics and Conflict: Evidence from the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa
    Ada I. Gonzalez-Torres Fernandez- European University Institute
    February 01, 2018
    4:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Seminar - Buying off the Revolution: Evidence from the Colombian National Peasant Movement, 1957-1975
    Maria Del Pilar L. Uribe - London School of Economics
    February 02, 2018
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

Department Highlights

  • Capes Award Thesis - Editon 2016
    Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES)  grants to ANA ELISA GONÇALVES PEREIRA, Honorable Mention Capes Award Thesis 2016 for his work on "Essays on coordination problems in economics”, with the supervision of professor BERNARDO DE VASCONCELLOS GUIMARÃES.

PHD.Program in detail

The Sao Paulo School of Economics - FGV is one of the leading economics departments in Latin America. Currently, the school has more than 20 full-time professors, all of which are actively involved in academic research. The research conducted at the school covers a broad range of topics, including: Macroeconomics; Public Finance; International Economics; Microeconomics; Econometrics; Industrial Organization; Labor Economics; and Finance.

Our faculty has published extensively and in some of the most important journals in the profession and  have also received many grants and awards, and either serve or have served as members of the editorial boards of a number of highly respected academic journals.

Our Ph.D. Program prepares students of high promise for productive and stimulating careers in academia, the government, and the private sector. Courses and seminars offered by the department foster an intellectually active and stimulating environment.