Professor and former student of FGV EPGE receive 2013 Haralambos Simeonidis Award

FGV EPGE is pleased to announce that Prof. Felipe Saraiva Iachan and Cristian Huse, former student of the Master’s Program, have been awarded with the Haralambos Simeonidis Award, given by ANPEC.

Iachan, awarded for his thesis Essays in macroeconomics: liquidity and taxation, graduated in the first class of Economics and concluded his Master’s course at FGV EPGE, leaving the School to take his doctorate course at MIT. In 2012, Iachan returned to FGV EPGE to become part of the faculty.

Huse, who concluded his Master’s course at FGV EPGE in 2003, was awarded for his article The market impact and the cost of environmental policy: evidence from the Swedish green car rebate, written with Claudio Lucinda, from USP.

The Examining Committee was formed by professors Bernardo Guimarães, EESP/FGV-SP; Claudio Ferraz, PUC/RJ; Ivan Targino, PPGE -CCSA/UFPB; Marcos de Almeida Rangel, USP – IPE and Reynaldo Fernandes, da USP/RP.

Created in 1982, Haralambos Simeonidis Award honors one of the faculty members and researcher at the Centre for Studies and Economic Research, UFRGS, with a post-degree from Ohio State University. The award, given annually to the best theses, books and articles on economics, aims to stimulate reflection and research activities in the area and has become the most important in the area of Economics in Brazil.