Nobel Lectures

John Forbes Nash Jr. - Princeton University - Nobel Prize 1994

The Brazilian School of Economics – FGV/EPGE received on August 1st, 2014 Nobel Laureate John Nash for the event Workshop On Game Theory, which gathered internationally renowned experts in the field of Game Theory. Together with Jonh C. Harsanyi and Reinhard Selten, John Nash was awarded in 1994 the Nobel Prize in Economics for his works on Game Theory (Theory of Non-Cooperative Games).

Workshop on Game Theory
Date: 01/08/2014
Venue: FGV/EPGE – 12th floor - Manoel Thompson Motta Auditorium
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Eric Maskin - Harvard University - Nobel Prize 2007

On 13 March 2014, FGV/EPGE Escola Brasileira de Economia e Finanças welcomed Nobel Prize Eric Maskin for a series of events related with the Nobel Prize Dialogue and Nobel Inspiration Initiative, “a global program that brings Nobel Laureates to universities and research centers to inspire and engage young scientists, the scientific community and the public.”  EPGE students and professors, as well as special guests invited by Fundação Getulio Vargas attended the events.

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Robert Lucas Jr. - University of Chicago - Nobel Prize 1995

On 17 December 2013, FGV/EPGE Escola Brasileira de Economia e Finanças welcomed the 1995 Nobel Prize Robert Lucas Jr. for the End-of-Year Lecture, based on the article “Ideas and Growth”, for which he was laureate.

End-of-Year Lecture
Date: 17 December 2013
Venue: FGV/EPGE – 12th floor - Manoel Thompson Motta Auditorium
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Edward Prescott - Arizona State University - Nobel Prize 2004

In May 2013, Edward Prescott, 2004 Nobel Laureate, spoke at the 3rd Global Conference Business Cycles, organized by FGV/EPGE in partnership with Vale, which brought together world famous specialists in economic fluctuations related to business cycles.  On the occasion, Prescott explained how it is possible to replicate situations ranging from China’s economic growth to the 2008 financial crisis without modeling them, using only productivity shocks.

Lecture: How to Restore US Prosperity
Date: 9 May 2013
Venue: FGV/EPGE – 12th floor - Manoel Thompson Motta Auditorium
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Christopher Sims - Princeton University - Nobel Prize 2011

In May 2013, FGV/EPGE, in partnership with Vale, organized the 3rd Global Conference Business Cycles, which brought together world famous specialists in economic fluctuations related to business cycles. 2001 Nobel Laureate Christopher Sims was one of the distinguished speakers.

Lecture: Using Financial Data in Macroeconomic Model
Date: 10 May 2013
Venue: FGV/EPGE – 12th floor - Manoel Thompson Motta Auditorium
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Robert Engle - New York University Stern School of Business - Nobel Prize 2003

In August 2011, 2003 Nobel Laureate Robert Engle gave a speech on "How to avoid the next financial crisis?”, where he presented a model developed by his team from "Volatility Institute", affiliated to the New York University, to measure the systemic risk of financial institutions.

Lecture: How to avoid the next financial crisis?
Date: 31 August 2011
Venue: FGV/EPGE – 12th floor - Manoel Thompson Motta Auditorium
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James Heckman - University of Chicago - Nobel Prize 2000

In May 2012, FGV/EPGE organized the Seminar on “Hard Evidence on Soft Skills”, given by 2000 Nobel Prize James Heckman, who discussed the importance of non-cognitive skills. James Heckman visited FGV/EPGE on two other occasions, in 2011 and 2009, participating in seminars on education and early childhood.
In October 2011, James Heckman’s presentation crowned the Conference "Early Childhood: The International and Brazilian Experience" organized by FGV/EPGE. The objective of the Conference was to debate and present to the Brazilian scientific and political community the developments in knowledge about the importance of education in early childhood.

Lecture Hard Evidence on Soft Skills
Date: 07 May 2012
Venue: FGV/EPGE – 12th floor - Manoel Thompson Motta Auditorium
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Early Childhood Education: The International and Brazilian Experience
Date: 26 e 27 October 2011
Venue: FGV/EPGE – 12th floor - Manoel Thompson Motta Auditorium
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