Augusto Mussi Alvim

Schools: Business School
Graduate Programs: Business & Administration Graduate Program Development Economics Graduate Program


PhD in Economics (2003) from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. He completed his postdoctoral at Massey University in New Zealand (2007), with CAPES scholarship. Visiting Professor at Newcastle University in England (2012); and consultant to the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, IICA (2009). He is currently Full Professor at the Business School of the Pontifical Catholic University, Coordinator of the Post-Graduate Program in Economics at PUCRS and a Visiting Scholar at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (CAPES scholarship). He has experience in agriculture economics and environment and works mainly in the following subjects: agribusiness, environmental policies, international trade and trade agreements.

Areas of interest


Concentration Areas and Lines Research

Economic Development

- Growth, Innovation and Equality

Local Economics

- Economics of Agglomeration, Agribusiness and Environment

Research Structures

Research Group

- GERMA - Rural Economy and Environment Research Group