Fields of interest: Decision theory: uncertainty, ambiguity and incomplete preferences; Finance theory: price rules in incomplete financial markets and markets with frictions.
José Heleno Faro received a doctorate in Mathematics from the National Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA), a masters degree in Mathematics from the University of Campinas (Unicamp) and a bachelors degree in Economic Sciences from the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV). At Insper since 2011, he is Associate Professor and Monograph Coordinator, responsible for the courses Monograph I and II in the undergraduate programs. In the Professional Masters in Economics program, he is professor of the course Microeconomics II.
He is also a member of the Center for Finance. He is the author of the book “Introduction to Choice Theory,” together with Luciano I. de Castro, which was published in 2005 on the occasion of the 25th Brazilian Mathematics Colloquium sponsored by the IMPA. From time to time he serves as a visiting professor at IMPA, Universidade de Paris 1, Universidade de Bocconi and Universidade de Paris-Dauphine. He also served as Clinical Professor in the Economics Department of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG).
He conducts research in partnership with professionals from Brazilian and international institutions, with a highlight his participation in the Franco-Brazilian Mathematics Network. He has published works in Brazilian and international academic journals, such as Economic Theory and Journal of Mathematical Economics. Since 2010, he has served on the scientific committee of the conference “Risk, Uncertainty and Decision (RUD).” He also serves as an expert to various scientific journals, including the Journal of Mathematical Economics, Mathematics of Operations Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Economic Theory, Theoretical Economics and Econometrica.