Marcelo Moreira holds a Ph.D. in Economics and an M.A. in Statistics from the University of California at Berkeley. He was a professor at Harvard University and Columbia University, was elected Alfred P. Sloan Fellow in 2006 and Econometric Society Fellow in 2012. In 2015 he became an International Fellow at University College London (UCL). He is currently a professor at the Getulio Vargas - RJ, and a member of the editorial board for the Econometrics Journal, Journal of Econometrics, and Quantitative Economics. His research is mainly in the area of Methods and Mathematical Models, Econometrics, and Statistics, having worked on the following themes: asymptotic theory, identification of models of simultaneous equations, inference in models of non stationary time series, estimation in panel models, and testing models factors.