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).
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.
- Seminar organized by the Nobel Prize Dialogue and Nobel Inspiration Initiative:: "Why globalization has not reduced in come disparit?"
- Inauguration of the exhibit: "O Prêmio Nobel – Ideias Mudando o Mundo"
- Seminar for students of Economics: “How to make the right decisions without knowing people’s preference: an introduction to mechanism design";
- Lunch with invited professors
- Round-table with a group of students of the Undergraduate and Graduate Programs of EPGE only.
- Presentation of the Seminar "Election and Strategic Voting: Condorcet and Borda"
- Lecture during the Seminar PET 16
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.
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.
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.
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.
James Heckman - University of Chicago - Nobel Prize 2000
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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