Getulio Vargas Foundation has the main purpose of training qualified personnel for the administration of the nation’s public and private sectors, Fundação Getulio Vargas has pushed the boundaries of teaching and advanced research and information areas, becoming a Center of quality and excellence. A pioneer in the education field, FGV is considered a reference not only for its undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs and for its research, but also for its constant search for modernity and innovation. Fundação Getulio Vargas is an educational center of quality and excellence that dedicates its forces to the intellectual development of the nation. Its policy of promotion and incentives for the production and improvement of ideas, facts and information makes Fundação Getulio Vargas one of the most important institutions in the national and international arena, in addition to enabling the formation of ethical citizens, aware of their responsibilities as agents for social transformation.


Rogério Sobreira

Rogério Sobreira is Associate Professor of Economics and Finance, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE), Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) since 2002. He is the Head of International Relations at EBAPE/FGV and Executive Director of Multidisciplinary Institute on Development and Strategy (MINDS). Since 2009 he has been a member of the Brazilian Keynesian Association (AKB) and a researcher with the Brazilian National Research Council. Sobreira was a visiting professor of the European School of Management (ESCP), Paris Campus in 2009 and 2010. He has written pieces in various Brazilian and international journals mainly on banking, banking regulation, development bank, financing of investment and the financial crisis. Sobreira has published chapters in numerous books and has also served as editor, including two books edited with Philip Arestis and José Luis Oreiro in 2010 on the financial crisis entitled The Financial Crisis (Palgrave Macmillan) and An Assessment of the Global Impact of the Financial Crisis (Palgrave Macmillan).