Academic agenda

2017

November 16-18, 2017. Chair of the organizing committee of LAWLE 2017. Brasília, Brazil.

August 25, 2017. Portal UnB. Published the text: “O papel do Judiciário na (ir)responsabilidade fiscal“.

August 23, 2017. UnB-TV. Informe: UnB sedia workshop latino americano em direito e economia.

August 22, 2017. Brasil, Economia e Governo. Published the text: “O papel do Judiciário na (ir)responsabilidade fiscal“.

August 16, 2017. Presentation of the paper: “Uma proposta metodológica para a Auditoria de Obras Públicas no Distrito Federal” at CODEPLAN, the Brazilian Federal District Planning Agency (http://www.codeplan.df.gov.br/). The paper was published in the CODEPLAN working papers series, Texto para Discussão no. 30/Agosto de 2017. The entire presentation is available at TV CODEPLAN.

August 14, 2017. In the Media. UnB-TV. Agenda Política: Semana de 14 a 20 de agosto.

August 8, 2017. Newspaper Correio Braziliense. Published the text: “O papel do Judiciário na (ir)responsabilidade fiscal“.

August 4, 2017. Paper “Ética & incentivos: devemos recompensar quem denuncia corrupção?” published in  Direito GV, 13(2): 390-427, 2017.

August 3, 2017. Radio JK FM. Programa Ponto e Vírgula. Interviewed by Estevão Damázio. 

July 24, 2017. UnB-TV. Agenda Política: Semana de 24 a 30 de julho.

July 3, 2017. UnB-TV. Agenda Política: Semana de 3 a 9 de julho.

June 25, 2017. Jornal Folha de São Paulo. “Crianças diagnosticadas como autistas no Japão preocupam brasileiros“. Interviewed by Ana Stela de Sousa Pinto. Read more here. And here.

June 12, 2017. UnB-TV. Agenda Política: Semana de 12 a 18 de junho.

June 9, 2017. Master thesis defense. André Bello. Title: Opinião Pública e Polarização Política: Origem, Causas e Consequências. Committee: Mathieu Turgeon (advisor), André Borges and Mauricio Bugarin.

May 28, 2017. Nexo Journal. “O cálculo econômico da corrupção: incentivos e comportamento de políticos e empresários”. Interviewed by Renata Rizzi.

May 26, 2017. Publication of the book “Seleção de Amostra de Auditoria de Obras Públicas pela Lei de Benford”, co-authored with Flávia Ceccato Cunha and Adriana Portugal no IBRAOP.

May 22, 2017. TV participation. UnB-TV. Agenda Política: Semana de 22 a 28 de maio.

May 15, 2017. TV participation. UnB-TV. Agenda Política: Semana de 15 a 21 de maio.

May 4, 2017. Presentation at the Latin American Liberty Forum 2017. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 3-4, 2017. Session: “High-Impact Activism in Brazil”. Title: “Brazil, 1983-2017: A chronology of crises, protests and institutional consolidation”.

April 26, 2017. Paper “Ética & incentivos: devemos recompensar quem denuncia corrupção?”, co-authored with Tomas Bugarin accepted for publication in Direito GV.

April 24, 2017. TV participation. UnB-TV. Agenda Política: Semana de 24 a 31 de maio.

April 19, 2017. Paper “Lei de Benford aplicada à auditoria da reforma do Aeroporto Internacional de Minas Gerais”, co-authored with Flávia Ceccato Cunha accepted for publication in the Revista do Serviço Público.

April 10, 2017. TV participation. UnB-TV. Diálogos: A Previdência e os Problemas Sociais. Interviewed by Marilson Dantas.

March 8. Opening seminar (Aula inaugural) of the “Curso de Especialização Análise Política e Políticas Públicas”, IPOL/UnB. Title: “Corrupção tolerada: O custo social da delegação”.

March 7. Paper “A Progressividade do Imposto de Renda da Pessoa Física no Brasil”, co-authored with Fábio Castro (UnB and SRF/MF) accepted for publication in Estudos Econômicos.

February 18. Paper “Strategic Partisan Transfers in a Fiscal Federation: Evidence from a new Brazilian database”, coauthored with Fernanda Marciniuk, accepted for publication in the Journal of Applied Economics.

February 1. Presentation of the research output “Escola japonesa ou escola brasileira? A inserção dos estudantes brasileiros na escola no Japão” in the Workshop “Inclusão de alunos brasileiros no sistema educacional japonês”, Brazilian Embassy, Tokyo.

January 25. Presentation at the Institute of Advanced Science, Yokohama National University, Japan. Title: “Benford’s Law and Government Procurement Audit in Brazil”.

January 18. Presentation at the World Bank Masters’ Program (JJ/WBGSP for Public Policy and Taxation), Yokohama National University, Japan. Title: “Benford’s Law and Government Procurement Audit”.

2016

December 19-20. 4th “Economics of Low Carbon Markets” Workshop. Presentation of the paper “The Integration of Photovoltaic Energy in Brazil: Incentive Analysis”, co-authored by Vitor França. Presented by Vitor França.

December 13-16. 44o Encontro Nacional de Economia, ANPEC. Presentation of the paper “A Influência da Reeleição na Política Fiscal Subnacional”, co-authored by Fernanda Marciniuk. Presented by Fernanda Marciniuk.

November 29. Meeting at the Ministry of Education, MEXT. Tokyo, Japan.

November 23. ANAC 10 Anos Award Ceremony. Brasília, Brazil. Picture 1, Picture 2.

November 18. Presentation of the paper “Electronic Voting and Social Spending: The impact of enfranchisement on municipal public spending in Brazil” at LAWLE 2016, Bogotá, Colombia.

November 17-18. On the organizing committee of LAWLE (Latin American Workshop in Law and Economics) 2016. Bogotá, Colombia.

November 10-12. Presentation of the paper “Electronic Voting and Social Spending: The impact of enfranchisement on municipal public spending in Brazil” at LACEA-LAMES 2016, Medellín, Colombia.

November 10. Announcement of First Prize at the ANAC 10 Anos Award. “Concessão de um aeroporto: Integração entre leilão e operação utilizando a teoria dos jogos”. Joint work with Frederico Ribeiro.

November 4. Presentation of the paper “Onde politizar a burocracia? Incentivos à politização por presidentes recém-eleitos no presidencialismo de coalizão brasileiro”. IPEA. Brasília, Brazil.

November 3. Paper “Teoria dos Contratos, incentivos e o Prêmio Nobel de Economia de 2016: Contribuições de Bengt Holmström e Oliver Hart” published in blog “Brasil, Economia e Governo“.

October 21. Presentation of the project “Brazilian kids in Japanese schools: Integration of Brazilian Students in the Japanese National Public School SystemA proposal for fostering social adaptation of Brazilian families in Japan”. Brazilian embassy, Tokyo, Japan.

October 18. Meeting at the Japan Board of Audits. Tokyo, Japan.

September 26. Paper “É eficiente a prisão a partir da decisão de segunda instância?” published in “Brasil, Economia e Governo“.

September 13. Paper “É eficiente a prisão a partir da decisão de segunda instância?” published in Boletim Legislativo, 51, 2016.

September 12. Paper “Porque Lula-Palocci-Meirelles funcionou e Dilma-Levy-Tombini não?” published in “Brasil, Economia e Governo“.

August 27. Master thesis defense (virtual). Matheus de Mello de Assunção. “Do people vote for education? Evidence from Brazilian municipal elections”.  Advisor: Fernanda Estevan. Committee: Mauricio Bugarin, Enlinson Mattos, Raphael Corbi.

August 22. Essay “Rio 2016: What if the Olympics were a country… how unequal would it be?” available in this blog’s Essays section.

August 9. Special lecture. “The Current Situation of Brazil & the Public Sector Reform”. Yokohama National University.

Second semester. Post Doc at Yokohama National University, Japan.

July 22. Undergraduate monograph defense (virtual). Érica Rebelo. “A Lei de Benford e Fraudes Eleitorais: O Caso das Eleições Presidenciais Brasileiras de 2014”. Advisor. Committee: Flávia Ceccato.

July 11-13. Presentation of the paper “Wealth, economic shocks and preference for redistribution: The security-income trade-off” at the PET 16-Rio (Association for Public Economic Theory). Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

July 7. PhD thesis defense. Fernanda Marciniuk. “A Influência de Fatores Políticos e Institucionais na Política Fiscal Subnacional”. Advisor. Committee: Maria Tanuri Pianto, Mathieu Turgeon, Rafael Terra, Sérgio Gadelha.

July 6. Master thesis defense. Vítor França. “A Inserção da Energia Fotovoltaica no Brasil: Uma Análise de Incentivos”. Advisor. Committee: Ivan Marques de Toledo Camargo, Hélvio Neves Guerra.

July 5. Master thesis defense. Denise Gontijo. “Crescimento Econômico no Brasil recente: Uma análise da interação entre o governo e a sociedade”. Advisor. Committee: José Ricardo da Costa e Silva, Roberto Ellery, Jr.

June 27. Master thesis defense. Frederico Ribeiro. “Concessão de um aeroporto: Integração entre leilão e operação utilizando a Teoria dos Jogos”. Advisor. Committee: Gil Riella, Nathalia Souza.

June 6-10. Chair of the organizing committee of the “Fourth Annual Meeting of the Economics and Politics Research Group” and of the “First International Workshop in Economics & Politics – FIWEP“. Brasília, Brazil.

May 1. Paper “Incentivos à corrupção e à inação no serviço público: Uma análise de desenho de mecanismos“, co-authored with Fernando Meneguin, published in Estudos Econômicos.

April 15. Paper on “Qualidade do Gasto Público no Programa Bolsa Família: Diagnóstico, mecanismos de aprimoramento e impacto fiscal” (Public expenditure quality in the Bolsa Familia CCT Program: Diagnosis, improving mechanisms and fiscal impact) presented at the ESP Seminar-ECO/UnB and at the Ministry of Social Development (MDS).

April 15. Master dissertation qualification. Frederico Ribeiro. “Cumprimento de contratos de infraestrutura aeroportuária”. Advisor. Committee: Gil Riella.

March 31. Paper “Danos sociais e punitive damages: instrumentos para a correção da seleção adversa e do risco moral na responsabilidade civil” (Social damages and punitive damages: instruments for correcting adverse selection and moral hazard problems in civil liability) accepted for publication in Economic Analysis of Law Review (EALR).

March 18. Interview on the prize-winning article “Qualidade do Gasto Público no Programa Bolsa Família: Diagnóstico, mecanismos de aprimoramento e impacto fiscal” (Public expenditure quality in the Bolsa Familia CCT Program: Diagnosis, improving mechanisms and fiscal impact) at the University of Brasilia main homepage: http://www.unb.br/noticias/unbagencia/unbagencia.php?id=9951

March 17. Secretary of the Federal Budget (SOF) Award Ceremony.

March 9. Paper on “Qualidade do Gasto Público no Programa Bolsa Família: Diagnóstico, mecanismos de aprimoramento e impacto fiscal” (Public expenditure quality in the Bolsa Familia CCT Program: Diagnosis, improving mechanisms and fiscal impact) cited at the José Roberto Afonso’s blog “Portal de Economia“.

March 1st. Article “Qualidade do Gasto Público no Programa Bolsa Família: Diagnóstico, mecanismos de aprimoramento e impacto fiscal” (Public expenditure quality in the Bolsa Familia CCT Program: Diagnosis, improving mechanisms and fiscal impact) announced winner of the VIII Secretary of the Federal Budget (SOF) Award.

2015 (update: YNU visiting professor, publications)

December 17. Ph.D. Thesis Proposal Defense. Fernanda Marciniuk. “Ensaios em Política Fiscal e Reeleição”. Advisor. Committee: Rafael Terra, Sérgio Gadelha.

December 15. Undergraduate monograph defense. Rafael Richter. “Em busca de transparência: a Lei de Benford aplicada às despesas eleitorais”. Advisor. Committee: Mathieu Turgeon.

December 9. Undergraduate monograph defense. Renata Motta Café. “O uso da Lei de Benford na auditoria de obras públicas: o caso do VLP”. Advisor. Committee: Adriana Cuoco Portugal.

December 5. Presentation of the paper “Incentives in the in Brazilian Bolsa Família CCT Program” at the Third Annual Meeting of the Economics and Politics Research Group.

December 4-5. Third Annual Meeting of the Economics and Politics Research Group (CNPq-UnB), Universidade de Brasília, Brasilia. Organizing committee: Maurício Bugarin, Mathieu Turgeon. http://econpolrg.com/1386-2/

December 3. the book “Inequality and the Cost of Electoral Campaigns in Brazil and Japan” has been accepted for publication by Lap Lambert Academic Publishing.

November, 30. Member of the Committee for Full Professorship Examination (Concurso para Professor Titular) of prof. Marcelo Resende de Mendonça e Silva, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro.

November 19. Presentation of the paper “Ex-ante Executive Regulation versus ex-post Judicial Activism: A game theoretic analysis of the main trade-offs” at LAWLE 2015, Mexico City, Mexico.

November, 15-21. Co-organizer of the Latin American Workshop on Law and Economics, LAWLE-2015. Mexico City. http://www.lawle.org

November 18. Special conference (Conferencia Magistral) “Los Principios económicos de la regulación normativa”, Universidad Anáhuac Mexico Sur, Mexico City, Mexico.

October 19. Paper “Efficiency in a Monotonic Partnership with Investment: An endogenous implementation of Holmström’s Principal” published at Bulletin of Business and Economics.

October 21. Presentation of the seminar “Wealth, economic shocks and preference for redistribution: The security-income trade-off” at the 2015-II Seminar Program of the Economics and Politics Research Group.

October 7. Paper “Incentivos à Corrupção e à Inação no Serviço Público: Uma análise de desenho de mecanismos” accepted for publication at Estudos Econômicos.

August 28. Paper “Efficiency in a Monotonic Partnership with Investment: An endogenous implementation of Holmström’s Principal” accepted for publication in the September 2015 issue of Bulletin of Business and Economics.

August 20. Paper “Lei de Benford para a Auditoria de Obras Públicas; Análise de Sobrepreço na Construção da Arena da Amazônia” published in BLC – Boletim de Licitações e Contratos.

July 31. Presentation of the ISER Seminar: “Wealth, economic shocks and preference for redistribution: The security-income trade-off“. Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.

June 22. Presentation of the seminar: “Turnover of Political Appointments in Brazilian Federal Government, 1999-2014“. Yokohama National University, International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Department of International Development.

June 14. Discussion on the topic: “Japan from a Brazilian perspective & Brazil” at the Yokohama Totsuzawa International Forum, Yokohama, Japan.

March 12. Presentation of the lecture: “Preferences for Redistribution: A model and empirical evidence“, Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO, Chiba, Japan.

February 23. Presentation of the lecture: “Brazilian Presidential Elections in 2014“, Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO, Chiba, Japan.

February 19. Presentation of the lecture: “General Review of Brazil: recent politics, economics, social and diplomatic issues“. JETRO, Tokyo, Japan.

January 28. Presentation of the Special Lecture: “Preferences for Income Redistribution“. IDE Advanced Scool-IDEAS, Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO, Chiba, Japan.

January 12-March 16. Special Visiting Professor. Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO, Chiba, Japan. Special lectures on Preferences for Redistribution:

January 16: “Overview”, January 23: “Literature Review”. February 6: “Modeling”. February 27: “Methods”. March 6: “Analysis”.

2014 (update: YNU visiting professor)

December 9-12. 42o Encontro Nacional de Economia, ANPEC. Presentation of the paper “Consórcio público municipal: Uma análise institucional”, co-authored by Hilton Machado and Suzana Bastos. Presented by Hilton Machado. Natal, Brazil.

December 3. Publication of the paper “Rotatividade nos cargos de confiança da administração federal brasileira (1999-2013)”, co-authored with Felix Lopez and Karina Bugarin at the special issue on Bureaucracy and Public Policy of Revista do Serviço Público.

June 7. Second Annual Meeting of the Economics and Politics Research Group. Chair of the organizing committee. Organizing Committee: Mauricio Bugarin, Mathieu Turgeon, Marcelo Medeiros, Roberto Ellery, Bernardo Mueller.

June 4. Master thesis defense. Marcelo Araújo Matias Pimentel (IPOL/UnB). Title: Os determinantes dos gastos sociais das prefeituras:  o papel do financiamento eleitoral. Committee: Mathieu Turgeon (advisor), Lúcio Rennó and Mauricio Bugarin.

May 29. Publication of the paper “Rotatividade nos Cargos de Confiança da Administração Federal Brasileira (1999-2012) – Resultados Preliminares”  at the Boletim de Análise Político-Institucional, 5, 55-64.

May 27. Mauricio Bugarin and Tomás Bugarin receive the Robert D. Cooter Award’s Honorary Mention at ALACDE conference in Guatemala for the research “Moral & Incentives: An applied mechanism design analysis of a bill that rewards citizens for denouncing corruption in Brazil“.

May 26-28. ALACDE conference, Guatemala. Presentation of the paper “Moral & Incentives: An applied mechanism design analysis of a bill that rewards citizens for denouncing corruption in Brazil“, co-authored with Tomás Bugarin, and the paper “Ex-ante Executive Regulation & ex-post Judicial Activism: A game theoretic analysis of the main trade-offs“, co-authored with Fernando Meneguin.

April 25. Master thesis defense. André Melo (UnB). Title: Discriminatory versus uniform-price auctions: an empirical analysis of the Brazilian Treasury auctions. Advisor.
Committee: José G. de Lara Resende, José Franco M. de Moraes.

April 23. PhD thesis proposal defense. Hélio Fonseca (UnB). Title: Termo de ajustamento de conduta (TAC) nas telecomunicações: Histórico, informações e incentivo, contratos e leilões. Advisor. Committee: Ricardo Araújo and Vander Lucas.

April 17. The paper “Turnover of Political Appointments in Brazil: 1999 to 2012 – Key indicators”, co-authored with Felix Lopes (IPEA) and Karina Bugarin (Economics and Politics Research Group) has been accepted for publication at the Journal International Cooperation Studies (JICS), Kobe University, Japan. It will be published in Vol.22 No.1, July 2014.

March 31. The book reviewHow Latin American countries became fiscal conservatives: A book review of ‘Globalization and Austerity Politics in Latin America’ by Stephen Kaplan” has been accepted for publication at the Journal of International Cooperation Studies (JICS), Kobe University, Japan. It will be published in Vol.22 No.1, July 2014.

March 26. VII Congresso CONSAD de Administração Pública, Brasilia, Brazil. Presentation of the article: “Rotatividade nos cargos de confiança da Administração Federal brasileira (1999-2012)”, joint work with Felix Lopes (IPEA) and Karina Bugarin (SEA/PR).

March 12. International Workshop on Game Theory and Economic Applications of the Game Theory Society, São Paulo, Brazil. I was invited to become scientific co-organizer of the IWGTS 2014, to be held in São Paulo from July 25 to 31.

March 6. Paper “Rotatividade nos Cargos de Confiança  da Administração Federal Brasileira (1999-2012) – Resultados Preliminares”, with Felix Lopez and Karina Bugarin accepted for publication in Boletim de Análise Político-Institucional, IPEA.

February 14. Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society,  São Paulo, Brazil. I was invited to become a member of the Scientific Committee of the LAMES 2014, to be held in São Paulo from November 20 to 22.

January 24. Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan. Presentation of the article: “Incentives for Corruption and Inertia in the Brazilian Civil Service: A Mechanism Design Approach”.

January 16. Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan. Presentation of the seminar: “From the ‘Diretas Já’ to the ‘Passe Livre’ street demonstrations: 30 years of citizen-led institutional consolidation in Brazil”.

2013 (to be updated: Osaka event)

December 12. 35o Encontro Brasileiro de Econometria, SBE, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. Presentation of the paper: “Inequality and the Cost of Electoral Campaigns: Game Theoretic Predictions and the Cases of Brazil and Japan”.

December 10-12. 35o Encontro Brasileiro de Econometria, SBE, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. President of the Selection Committee for the SBE Prêmio Teoria (Brazilian Econometric Society Economic Theory Award).

December 10. 41o Encontro Nacional de Economia, ANPEC, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. Presentation of the article: “Incentivos à Corrupção e à Inação no Serviço Público Brasileiro: Uma Análise de Desenho de Mecanismos”.

November 20. keynote speaker presenting the paper “Silver Jubilee of the Citizen Consitution: Evidences and Challenges of the Newer Brazil”. Osaka, Japan.  Jointly organized by Asahi Shinbum and IDE-JETRO.

November 18. Keynote speaker presenting the paper: “Silver Jubilee of the Citizen Consitution: Evidences and Challenges of the Newer Brazil” at the International Symposium “Seeking Compatibility between Economic Growth and Social Justice: Focussing on the Experiences of the New Brazil”. Tokyo, Japan. Jointly organized by Asahi Shinbum, The World Bank and IDE-JETRO.

November 17. Keynote speaker presenting the paper: “On the Institutional Incentives Faced by Brazilian Civil Servants” at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Social Sciences on Latin America, IDE, Chiba, Japan.

October 31-November 2. LACEA/LAMES 2013. Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society-Annual Meeting of LACEA, Mexico City, Mexico. Presentation of the paper: “Partisan transfers in a fiscal federation: New evidence from Brazil”.

October 1. Kobe University, Japan. Visiting researcher. From October to February 2014.

September 21. First Annual Meeting of the Economics and Politics Research Group. Organizer of the event. Presentation of the paper “Ética & Incentivos: O que diz a Teoria Econômica sobre recompensar quem denuncia a corrupção?

September 20. Master thesis defense. Gilberto Stanzioni (UnB). Title: “Composição Ótima da Dívida Pública: Um mecanismo para subsidiar a escolha do portfólio ideal de longo prazo”. Advisor. Committee: Fabiano Maia Pereira (STN) and  Waldery Rodrigue Júnior (IPEA).

July 19. Undergraduate monograph defense. Teresa Cavalcanti (UnB). Title: “Crises Econômicas do Século 21 e Perspectivas para o Brasil”. Advisor. Committee: Geovana Bertussi (UnB).

July 15. 10:30. Undergraduate monograph defense. Gustavo Coelho (UnB). Title: “Leilões de Posição”. Advisor. Committee: Gil Riella (UnB).

July 12. 10:30. PhD thesis defense of Nathália Souza (UnB). Title: “Informação e Incentivos na Regulação das Telecomunicações no Brasil”. Co-advisor. Committee: Paulo Loureiro (advisor, UnB) and Roberto Ellery Jr. (UnB).

June 28. Presentation of the article: “Inequality and the Cost of Electoral Campaigns: The Cases of Brazil and Japan” at LAPCIPP’s internal seminar.

June 24. Public hearings’ presentation at the Brazilian Supreme Court on the research on electoral campaign finance.

June 24. Interview at BandNewsFM ou electoral campaign reform and the presentation at the Brazilian Supreme Court.

June 18. The article “Incentivos à corrupção e à inação no serviço público: Uma análise de desenho de mecanismos” receives the Edgardo Buscaglia ALACDE Award for Empirical Research in Law and Economics. ALACDE, Rio de Janeiro.

June 14. Master thesis proposal of Marcelo Pimentel (IPOL/UnB). Title: “Os determinantes do gasto público municipal: O papel do financiamento eleitoral”. Thesis committee member. Committee: Mathieu Turgeon (Advisor) and Denilson Bandeira Coêlho (member).

June 12. Release of the Economics and Politics (CNPq) Research Group. Release of the CERME-CIEF-LAPCIPP-MESP Working Paper Series. Presentation at the event. Title: “Breve apresentação do Economics and Politics Research Group – EPRG”.

June 9. International Workshop on Game Theory and Economic Applications of the Game Theory Society, São Paulo, Brazil. I was invited to become a member of the local organizing committee and of the scientific committee of the IWGTS 2014, to be held in São Paulo from July 25 to 31.

June 6. Master thesis proposal of Flavia Ceccato (UnB). Title: “Aplicações da Lei Newcomb-Benford à auditoria de obras públicas”. Advisor. Committee: Bernardo Mueller (UnB) and Waldery Rodrigues Jr. (IPEA).

May 27. Presentation at the Instituto Rio Branco, Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Title: “Game theory in International Economic Relations”, in Portuguese.

May 24. Júlia Korte, from  Brazilian weekly news magazine Época publishes the article “Jane é um gênio. Da matemática” in which I am cited.

May 22. The article “Partidos, facções e a ocupação dos cargos de confiança no executivo federal” co-authored by Felix Lopez (IPEA) Karina Bugarin (SEA/PR) and myself has been accepted for presentation at the 2013 meetings of ANPOCS in Águas de Lindóia (SP) on September 23rd to 27th, 2013.

May 17. Master thesis defense of Antônio Ronieel Belém (UnB). Title: “Leilões de Aeroportos: Uma Análise da Restrição de Oferta Unitária”. Advisor. Committee: Marilda Sotomayor (USP) and Gil Riella (UnB).

May 15. Prof. Anthony Hall, from London School of Economics and Political Science publishes a review of the book “The Great Gap: Inequality and Politics of Redistribution in Latin America” in the first issue of volume 45 of the Journal of Latin American Studies.

May 14. Presentation at PET/ECO/UnB. Title: “Conhecendo o ECO: Prof. Maurício Bugarin“.

April 22. The article “Incentivos à Corrupção e à Inação no Serviço Público: Uma Análise de Desenho de Mecanismos” co-authored by Fernando Meneguin and myself has been accepted for presentation at the 2013 meeting of ALACDE in Rio on June 17th and 18th, 2013.

April 19. The article “Partisan Voluntary Transfers in a Fiscal Federation: New Evidence from Brazil” co-authored by Ricardo Ubrig (Whirlpool) and myself has been accepted for presentation at the X International Colloquium in Lisbon on May 28 and 29, 2013. (Unfortunately, I was unable to attend the event.)

April 15. PhD thesis Qualification defense of Nathália Souza (UnB). Co-advisor. Committee: Paulo Loureiro (advisor, UnB) and Roberto Ellery Jr. (UnB).

March 1. Presentation of the article “Partisan Voluntary Transfers in a Fiscal Federation: New Evidence from Brazil” co-authored by Ricardo Ubrig (Whirlpool) and myself at the LAPCIPP’s “Seminário de Encerramento do Semestre 02/2012”, IPOL/UnB. Please check here.

February 6. The award-winning article  “Um Modelo Econômico para a Responsabilidade Civil na Defesa do Consumidor” (“An Economic Model for Torts in Consumer Protection Policy”), co-authored by Fernando Meneguin (Brazilian Federal Senate) and myself, has been published at the second issue of volume 3 (2012) of Economic Analysis of Law Review (EALR).

January 19. The research on incentives to public managers, which won the first place in the Brazilian Treasury Secretariat Public Finance Award  last December has received wide media coverage, being commented at over 15 general interest web sites and blogs. Please check here.

September-December, 2012

December 16. Article in the mediaO Globo, discussing the article “O Papel das Instituições nos Incentivos para a Gestão Pública” that won the first place in the Brazilian Treasury Secretariat Public Finance Award on December 4, 2012.

December 7. Seminar “O conceito de racionalidade em Teoria dos Jogos e suas ramificações“, Department of Philosophy, University of Brasilia.

December 4, 15h. Award ceremony for the “Prêmio Tesouro Nacional de Finanças Públicas” (Brazilian Treasury Secretariat Public Finance Award – 2012).

December 3. Publication of the article “A Emenda Constitutcional dos Precatórios: Histórico, Incentivos e Leilões de Precatórios” at Estudos Econômicos.

November 30. Member of the selection committee for professors of economic theory (Comissão julgadora do concurso público de professor doutor do Departamento de Economia, especialidade: Teoria Econômica, FEA/RP), University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto.

November 21.  General interest article “Como Tornar a Gestão Pública Mais Eeficiente?” published in the Economics blog “Brasil Economia e Governo”

November 14, 10h. Member of the PhD thesis defense of Luis Felipe Pereira, Catholic University of Brasilia, Brasilia. Title: “Controle de erros de aproximação da função de política com utilidades recursivas e previsão de recessões a partir de curva yield”. Advisor: Wilfredo Leiva Maldonado.

November 1-3. Presentation of the paper: “Inequality and the cost of electoral campaigns: The cases of Brazil and Japan” at the LACEA-LAMES 2012, the annual meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (Lacea) and the Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society (Lames),
Lima, Peru.

October 27. 14h30. Member of the PhD thesis defense of Ivo Gico Jr. University of Brasilia, Brasilia. Title: “Tragédia do Judiciário: Subinvestimento em capital jurídico e sobreutilização do Judiciário”. Advisor: Bernardo Mueller.

October 5. Article “A Emenda Constitucional dos Precatórios: Histórico, Incentivos e Leilões de Deságio”, on court-ordered debt payments in Brazil, accepted for publication at Estudos Econômicos.

September 25. General interest article “O que é desenho de mecanismos e qual a importância de seu estudo?” published in the Economics blog “Brasil Economia e Governo”

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