The Center for Public Policy was founded on the ideals of Instituto Futuro Brasil (IFB) and focuses on the production of research on Brazilian economy in order to foster debate on public policy in Brazil. As of February 2, 2009, all activities of the IFB were transferred to the Center for Public Policy, which is now part of Insper.
Production of research and sponsorship of seminars and debates on public policy in order to contribute to Brazil’s economic and social development.
Conducting supervised technical studies to support the analysis and formulation of economic policy. The studies are presented in accessible language and have a solid theoretical and empirical foundation. All studies are distributed in electronic format in order to reach the broadest possible public. Interfacing with educational and research centers and other relevant organizations to increase the level of knowledge and further the debate on topics of particular relevance to the Brazilian economy.
Lines of Research
- International trade
- Industrial organization
- Labor market
The activities of the Center for Public Policy are financed primarily through an endowment granted by Instituto Futuro Brasil and by other donations.
Naercio Menezes Filho (coordenador)
Ph.D. – University of London
Doutor em Ciências Políticas – PUC/SP
Hedibert F. Lopes
Ph.D. em Estatística – Duke University
João Manoel P. de Mello
Ph.D. em Economia – Stanford University
Marcelo Rodrigues dos Santos
Doutor em Economia – FGV-RJ
Ph.D. em Economia – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ricardo Paes de Barros
Doutor em Economia – University of Chicago
Ph.D. em Economia – University of Illinois
Bruno Kawaoka Komatsu (assessor de pesquisa)
Claudio Haddad (Insper)
Marcos Lisboa (Insper)
Ricardo Paes Barros (Insper)
Bernard Appy (LCA Consultores)
Ricardo Henriques (Instituto Unibanco)