Research and Structures

 

 Concentration Area

Economic Development
Name 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.
Local Economics
Name Description
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.

Research Structures

Research Laboratories
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Research Nucleus
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Núcleo de Estudos e Pesquisas Econômicas (NEPE) ADELAR FOCHEZATTO
Núcleo de Estatística HELIO RADKE BITTENCOURT
Research Center
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