Development Economics

Building Brazil’s Future: A Conference on Innovation, Investment and Brazilian Economic Development

Written by IIEP
Thursday, October 12, 2017
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

 

The George Washington University’s Institute for International Economic Policy and Brazil Initiative and the Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP) will bring together academic researchers, business leaders, and policymakers to discuss how Brazil is moving forward amidst a devastating recession and the fallout to the Carwash corruption.

Presenters and panel discussions will focus on innovative economic activities, game-changing investments, and policy reforms at the state and federal level that promise to reboot and modernize the Brazilian economy.

The conference will be co-chaired by Mark Langevin, Director of the Brazil Initiative and Research Professor at the Elliott School of International Affairs and Prof. Marcus Vinicius Dos Anjos Goncalves De Freitas, Director of the International Relations program at FAAP

  • 2:00 pm – Welcoming Remarks
  • 2:30 pm – Keynote Presentation
  • 3:15 pm – Panel I: Economic and Policy Challenges
  • 4:15 pm – Coffee Break
  • 4:45 pm – Panel II: Overcoming the Crisis Through Innovation and Investments
  • 5:45 pm – Closing Remarks
  • 6:00 pm – Reception

More information on this event and speakers to follow.

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IIEP

The Institute for International Economic Policy (IIEP), which is located within the Elliott School of International Affairs, serves as a catalyst for high quality, multi-disciplinary, and non-partisan research on policy issues surrounding economic globalization. The Institute research program helps develop effective policy options and academic analysis in a time of growing controversies about international economic integration in many countries around the world. The institute's work also encompasses policy responses for those who face continued poverty and financial crises despite worldwide economic growth. Affiliated faculty have appointments in the departments of economics, history, and political science as well as the law and business schools.