Courses

Advanced Topics in Develoment Economics and the Environment
COD Workload Description
194E3-02 30 The complexity of the relationship between development and the environment; circular economy; environmental values; understanding and opinion of the citizens about climate change; ecosystem services and sustainability; inequality and environmental pressure; poverty and environment; climate change.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Agribusiness and Innovation
COD Workload Description
194DF-02 30 Systemic approach of agro-industrial chains. Filiére, agro-industrial complexes, agro-industrial production chains, clusters, agro-industrial systems, supply chain, alliances, and networks. Innovation and competitiveness. Institutional, competitive, and organizational factors and mechanisms associated with innovation and technological development in agro-industry. Characteristics and dynamics of innovation in agro-industrial chains.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Brazilian economy
COD Workload Description
194DR-02 30 An overview of the main periods of contemporary economic history in Brazil. Synthesis of economic thought and evolution of the Brazilian economic situation in the period 1990 to 2020.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Capitalism, State and Society
COD Workload Description
194DG-02 30 Theoretical-historical score on national and international capitalism; capitalism in contemporary times and globalization; State theories and their links with capitalism; changes in the role of the State vis-à-vis a market society; society and corporate transformations in the 21st century.
Professors Home time Lattes
CARLOS NELSON DOS REIS 36 years and 2 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Computable General Equilibrium – Technicals and Models
COD Workload Description
194DT-02 30 General Equilibrium Theory; Social Accounting Matrix; Input Output Matrix; Regional Social Accounting Matrix; Regional Input Output Matrix; Computable General Equilibrium Model; Parameters in General Equilibrium Models; Applied Softwares; Applications in Intenational Economics Studies; Empirical Applications in national economies; Empirical Applications in Regional Economy.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Developement and Environment
COD Workload Description
194DJ-02 30 Economic development and sustainable development: biography of a concept. The economy and the environmental crisis: extension of the sphere of economic activities, private spaces, public spaces and the society / nature relationship. Theoretical approaches of sustainable development: environmental economics, ecological economics, institutional economics, territorial economics, proximity economics, economics of functionality. Contemporary themes in the sustainability debate.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Digital Entrepreneurship - Transforming Knowledge into Development
COD Workload Description
1946U-02 30 This course aims to present the main concepts associated with digital entrepreneurship and the transformation of scientific knowledge in development for society. The following points will be addressed: Entrepreneurship, startups, business model, lean startup, minimum viable product, and real cases of transforming scientific knowledge into innovation and development through entrepreneurship.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Strategic Management Master's Not required
Strategic Management Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Strategy, Organizations and Society The research line Strategy, Organizations and Society investigates complex phenomena related to the organizations of the First (Government), Second (Private Companies) and Third (NGO) Sectors, seeking to contribute to its competitiveness and sustainability, as well as to local development, be it social, environmental or economic. The main areas of knowledge studied in the line are: 1) corporate sustainability, 2) innovation and entrepreneurship, 3) technology, projects and knowledge, and 4) government and society.
Marketing The line of research in Marketing is geared towards the understanding of strategies, processes and impacts of Marketing in the actions conducted by companies, as well as towards the understanding of consumer behavior in different market contexts.
Econometrics I
COD Workload Description
52517-03 45 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: An overview of statistics and matrix algebra; Ordinary least squares (models of simple and multiple regression); Estimation and inferential statistics; Choosing functional forms; Interpretation and comparison of regression models; - Multicollinearity and heteroscedasticity; Using binary variables (Dummy, Logit and Probit).
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Required
Economic Development Doctorate Required
Local Economics Master's Required
Local Economics Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Econometrics II
COD Workload Description
194DN-02 30 ARIMA models and multivariate models; non-stationary time series, unit root tests, cointegration, and structural change. Error-Correction Model (ECM); Vector Autoregression (VAR), Vector Error Correction (VEC) and Johansen test for cointegration; impulse-response functions and causality tests. Arch and Garch models and extensions.
Professors Home time Lattes
AUGUSTO MUSSI ALVIM 16 years and 2 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Econometrics III
COD Workload Description
42514-03 45 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Definition, concepts and applications of panel data models. - Advantages and disadvantages of the utilization of these models; - Specifications; - Fixed and Random Effects Models; - Estimation, examples and applications of data panels; - Static and dynamic panel data.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Economic Development
COD Workload Description
52531-03 45 Development and underdevelopment (concept and indicators of development, the structure of an underdeveloped economy and development restrictions); - Development according to major economists (Classical and neo-classical approaches, Karl Marx and capitalist crises, the approach to effective demand theory); Schumpeter's view of development (circular flow, innovations, businessmen and credit, derivative development theory, Neo-Schumpeterian approaches).
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Required
Economic Development Doctorate Required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Economic Development II
COD Workload Description
194DK-02 30 To follow are the topics this course will address: Industrial complexes and innovation networks; Agriculture and economic development; Rent-seeking, corruption, governance and economic development; Evolutionary theory and institutional approach; Deindustrialization and foreign trade; Economic development funding; Recent approaches to economic development theory.
Professors Home time Lattes
ADALMIR ANTONIO MARQUETTI 28 years and 9 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Economics Research Projects
COD Workload Description
194E5-02 30 The idea of this course is to provide students with insights into the methods of research in economics, thus equipping them with the necessary tools to conduct research and, most importantly, design their thesis or dissertation. Topics such as the significance of a scientific paper, its structure and stages, will be addressed, thus enabling students to learn to think and write scientifically.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Economics of education
COD Workload Description
194E1-02 30 The Economics of Education discipline aims to employ economic instruments to address the problems raised by Education, both from the point of view of the individual decision maker and from the point of view of the public policy planner. The economy focuses on the incentives created by politics, allowing us to predict the intentional consequences or not their intentions. The course investigates issues related to education combining economic theory and empirical literature.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
International Economics
COD Workload Description
194DS-02 30 To follow are the topics this course will address: Classical International Trade Theory; Ricardian economics - international trade and comparative advantages; International trade model with two production factors; The Heckscher-Ohlin model; New international trade theory; Variety, increasing returns to scale and international trade; Empirical application - the gravitational model.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Macroeconomics I
COD Workload Description
52520-03 45 This course will look at the scope of development macroeconomics (Agénor and Montiel, chapter 1); Monetarism, structuralism and developing economics; Economic structure and macroeconomics; II - Aggregate accounts and budgetary restrictions of economic agents (Agénor, chapter 8); Production, income and expenses; Social accounting matrix; National income identities; Budgetary restrictions; Macroeconomic models; III - Structure of production in open economies (Agénor and Montiel, pages 63-99), Mundell-Fleming Model; Dependent economy model?; Three goods model; Job market structure; Financial markets structure; IV - Consumption, savings and investment (Agénor, chapter 1); Consumption: the Keynesian approach, the permanent income hypothesis, the Life-cycle hypothesis, other determining factors; Investment: the flexible accelerator, capital cost, uncertainty and irreversible processes, other determining factors. V - The financial system, currency demand and monetary policy (Agénor, chapter 2); The financial system; Direct and indirect instruments of monetary policy; Credit rationing; Currency demand. VI - Fiscal deficit, public debt and checking accounts (Agénor, chapter 3) Structure of public finances; Government's budgetary restriction; Fiscal policy; Fiscal imbalance and external deficit; Consistency, sustainability and solvency restriction; Public debt and austerity. VII - Exchange rate management and the external sector (Ágenor, chapter 4); The nature of exchange rate regimes; Exchange policy credibility; Exchange rates, competitiveness and the commercial balance; Devaluation and products with imported inputs.
Professors Home time Lattes
GUSTAVO INACIO DE MORAES 10 years and 2 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Required
Economic Development Doctorate Required
Local Economics Master's Required
Local Economics Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Macroeconomics II
COD Workload Description
194DU-02 30 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Macroeconomic relationships and market structure; Family behavior: consumption and savings (Keynesian approach and intertemporal approach: life cycle and permanent income; the behavior of families under conditions of uncertainty); Family behavior: currency demand; Company behavior: production and investment techniques; The public sector; The economy's external sector (exchange rate regimes; payment balances; variation of international reserves; macroeconomic functionality; capital mobility; external balance and imbalance); and Short-term macroeconomic policies (fiscal; monetary; exchange rate; commercial; a combination of policies).
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Macroeconomics III
COD Workload Description
194DV-02 30 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Macroeconomics and Economic Development; Macroeconomic consistency matrix; Macroeconomic model for developing economies; Dynamics of macroeconomic adjustment and growth; Fiscal policy and Public Debt Sustainability; Monetary policy, inflation and economic growth; Unemployment.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Mathematical economics
COD Workload Description
194E4-03 45 To follow are the topics this course will address: Linear equation systems; Gauss-Jordan reduction; Matrices and determinants; Rank; Vector algebra; Linear independence; Differential Equations; Derivatives; Gradients; Implicit functions; Quadratic forms and defined matrices; Non conditioned optimization; Conditioned optimization.
Professors Home time Lattes
SILVIO HONG TIING TAI 9 years and 9 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Microeconomics I
COD Workload Description
52516-03 45 This course will address the view of partial balance of traditional microeconomics and topics on alternative approaches. 1. Consumer Theory, Preferences, Effects, Income and Substitution; Demand curve; 2. Theory of the Firm, Production, Costs, Short and long term offers, Alternative approaches to firms; 3. Market structures; 3.1. Perfect competition, Assumptions, Short and long term balance, Impact of taxes and price control policies; 3.2 Monopoly, Assumptions, Short and long term balance, Power of monopoly, Price discrimination, Deadweight loss and efficiency, Contestable markets; 3.3 Monopolistic competition, Assumptions, Short and long term balance, Efficiency, Chamberlin's Model; 3.4 Oligopoly, concepts and assumptions, Duopoly, Cartel and price leadership, Markup price formation, Factors of production price formation, Oligopoly and Game Theory, Oligopoly and technical progress; 4. Microeconomics and Industrial organization
Professors Home time Lattes
ELY JOSE DE MATTOS 10 years and 9 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Required
Economic Development Doctorate Required
Local Economics Master's Required
Local Economics Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Microeconomics II
COD Workload Description
194DX-02 30 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: market structures: competitive markets, monopoly, monopolistic competition and oligopoly; Uncertainty: expected utility and risk aversion; Game Theory: Nash equilibrium, repetitive games and sequential games; The economics of well-being: well-being functions and optimal tax; Public goods.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Microeconomics III
COD Workload Description
194DY-02 30 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Scope of methodology of heterodox microeconomics; Structural organization of economic activities; Business companies: the nature of business companies, structure of production, costs and prices; The market and business companies: structure of market demand and market prices.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Microenonometrics
COD Workload Description
194E6-02 30 To follow are the topics this course will address: Causal relations; measurement errors and omitted variables; MQO in two stages; Seemingly unrelated regressions (SUR); linear models for panel data: random and fixed effects, first differences, LSDV; GMM; Discrete choice models; Tobit model; sample selection: Heckman correction; Pseudo-panels: coortes, time and age; duration models: risk functions.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Monitoring and evaluation of public policies
COD Workload Description
194DZ-02 30 Main concepts, instruments and types of monitoring. The importance of monitoring in the public policy cycle. The indicator system as a tool for monitoring public policies. Monitoring processes based on the structuring of the logical model. Differences between monitoring and evaluation. Counterfactual identification. Experimental and quasi-experimental methodologies.
Professors Home time Lattes
MARCO TULIO ANICETO FRANCA 8 years and 2 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Multivariate Analysis
COD Workload Description
194DH-02 30 Matrix Algebra. Matrices, Vectors, and Scalars. Multivariate descriptive statistics. Multivariate Normal Distribution. Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA). Multivariate hypothesis tests. Confidence regions. Discriminant Analysis. Canonical correlation. Principal Component Analysis (PCA). Factor Analysis. Cluster Analysis. Multidimensional Scaling.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Poverty and human development
COD Workload Description
194E2-02 30 Conceptual aspects of poverty (absolute, relative, one-dimensional, multidimensional, objective and subjective poverty). Poverty measurement challenges. Analysis of empirical literature, experiences and policies to tackle poverty. The origin and meaning of the Human Development Approach. Human development methodology and problems. Criticisms and advances in human development indicators.
Professors Home time Lattes
IZETE PENGO BAGOLIN 15 years and 2 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Regional Analysis Methods
COD Workload Description
194E7-02 30 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Economic and stochastic models; Structural-differential method: regional structure and competitiveness; Specialization and localization measures; Regional indicators and inter-regional inequalities; Input-product analysis and inter-regional analysis; Analysis of industrial complexes.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Regional Development
COD Workload Description
194DL-02 30 Myrdal Circular Causality Theory; Hirschman Chain Theory; Globalization, global chains and regional development; Spatial agglomeration and regional development; Human capital, creativity and regional development; Cities and regional development; Regional inequalities; Regional resilience; regional development policies.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Regional Economics Seminars – REAL
COD Workload Description
1946X-01 15 Seminars are effective learning experiences to students. Specifically, the Regional Economics seminars are organize by REAL and PUCRS professors with the participation of international researchers, PhD and Master students, discussing about regional economics and related subjects.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Regional and Urban Economics
COD Workload Description
194DM-02 30 Location of economic activities; Agglomeration; Spatial distribution of economic activity; Regional economy; Urban economy; Labor market and migrations; Economic Geography; New Economic Geography; Regional growth models.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.
Spatial Econometrics
COD Workload Description
194DP-02 30 Databases, statistics and regional indicators; Computer programs for spatial analysis; Regional analysis methods; Exploratory analysis of spatial data (AEDE); Models of spatial econometrics; Spatial logit model; Spatial panel model; Geographically weighted econometrics model (GWR).
Professors Home time Lattes
ADELAR FOCHEZATTO 27 years and 9 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Economic Development Master's Not required
Economic Development Doctorate Not required
Local Economics Master's Not required
Local Economics Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Growth, Innovation and Equality This line of research is geared towards the investigation of the macroeconomic and microeconomic aspects associated with Development. When it comes to macroeconomic aspects, it will look at the relationship between job market growth, innovations and transformation. It will also address the recent discussion on quality of growth and/or pro-poor growth as well as discussions on equity and problems arising from economic inequality. As far as microeconomic aspects are concerned, it is intended to look at how the promotion of the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship can increase business competitiveness and foster income and wealth generation in society. Additionally, it is intended to understand the dynamics and operation of the job market with emphasis on supply and demand by workforce and salary discrimination, health economics, poverty and development indicators.
Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment This line of research looks at production agglomeration, agribusiness and environment as well as the forms of interaction between them. Research conducted within this line of research is intended to investigate the causes and consequences of sectoral (or functional) specialization of urban centers in relation to the strategies of firms and to their potential for growth and development as well as how agribusiness and the environment can be analyzed under the point of view of regional economic dynamics. In addition to these issues, the localization of activities, the process of growth and development of economic agglomerations have fostered discussions on how we can encourage regional development in a sustainable way, by involving the new actors and functions involved in environmental economics issues.