Joísa is Coordinator of the Professional Master's in Finance and Business Economics at EPGE. She holds a degree in Economics from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (1990), a Master's degree in Economics from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (1995) and a Ph.D. from Getulio Vargas Foundation - RJ (2001). She was Director of the National Electric Energy Agency (2005 to 2009). In 2010, she was Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. She is professor at Fundação Getúlio Vargas - RJ (2010). She has experience in Economics, working mainly in the following areas: Regulatory Economics, Energy Economics, Auctions, Experimental Economics, Organizational Theory and Contracts. She has been director of the Infrastructure Regulation Center (FGV / CERI) since 2010.