FGV EESP and FGV EPGE win prize for best dissertations in 5th edition of CAPES-Elsevier Awards

In this context, these awards recognize institutions that contribute to national scientific development, including FGV.
经济学
11 十二月 2023
FGV EESP and FGV EPGE win prize for best dissertations in 5th edition of CAPES-Elsevier Awards

The Sao Paulo School of Economics (FGV EESP) and Brazilian School of Economics and Finance (FGV EPGE) won the Prize for Best Dissertations in the fifth edition of the CAPES-Elsevier Awards. Scientific publisher Elsevier and the Brazilian Education Ministry’s graduate education support agency (CAPES) held this year’s ceremony on December 5 in CAPES’ main office in Brasilia.

The following dissertations won awards: 

  • Empirical Essays on Human Capital, authored by FGV EESP student Luiz Felipe Fontes, under the supervision of Professor Bruno Ferman;
  • The Economics of Amazon Deforestation: Drivers, Consequence, and Policies to Stop It, authored by FGV EPGE student Rafael de Araujo, under the supervision of Professor Francisco da Costa.

The winning papers were selected based on analysis of scientific production and metrics extracted from Elsevier’s SciVal tool, which offers quick and easy access to research results from more than 20,000 institutions in 230 countries around the world.

According to Elsevier data, Brazil ranks 14th in the world for scientific productivity. In this context, these awards recognize institutions that contribute to national scientific development, including FGV.

“I would like to express my gratitude to CAPES and Elsevier for establishing the CAPES-Elsevier Awards, which recognize the efforts of Brazilian researchers in various fields of knowledge. This encouragement is fundamental to the development of science and technology in our country,” said FGV’s Provost for Education, Research and Graduate Studies, Professor Antonio Freitas. 

FGV EESP 

In 2023, FGV EESP celebrated 20 years of existence and 10 years of using active learning methodologies, including problem-based learning. This educational revolution, enhanced and expanded over the years, reflects our commitment to excellence and an ethos of innovation.

These efforts have proved effective at achieving excellence in teaching, research and the training of outstanding professionals. After all, we are constantly recognized, whether by the Brazilian Education Ministry, employers or in national and international rankings – in which we have consistently maintained our leading position.

Distinctive features:

  • Active learning methodologies, including problem-based learning
  • Outstanding faculty
  • Innovative and flexible curricula
  • Research and public debate
  • Virtual campus
  • Integration between courses
  • International activities

Find out more about FGV EESP here.

FGV EPGE

According to Rubens Cysne, the dean of FGV EPGE, the school’s mission is to contribute to education and the expansion of knowledge in the area of economics. Always supported by the research activity of its faculty and students, excellence is pursued in the school’s undergraduate and graduate courses. In particular, this excellence can be seen in the knowledge provided to the field of economics and in the professional success and civic contributions of its students.

The school offers undergraduate, professional master’s, academic master’s and academic doctoral programs. It also publishes the Brazilian Review of Economics, the oldest academic economics journal in Brazil.

Distinctive features:

  • Emphasis on quantitative methods
  • Constantly updated curricula
  • Programming languages
  • Series of specific seminars for undergraduate students
  • International activities
  • Field project
  • Education Support Center

Find out more about FGV EPGE here.

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