Profs. Lúcio Rennó, Wilfredo Maldonado, Nathália Souza and Maurício Bugarin receive national awards

The Economics and Politics Research Group congratulates profs. Lúcio Rennó, Wilfredo Maldonado, Nathália Souza and Maurício Bugarin for receiving three important National Awards this month of November.

Prof. Lucio Rennó Jr. received the 18th Brazilian Treasury Secretariat Award – 2013 in the Public Section Economics category with the article: Gastos Públicos, Emendas Orçamentárias do Legislativo e Inclusão Dissipativa nos Municípios Brasileiros: 1998 a 2010.

Prof. Wilfredo L. Maldonado received the  8th SEAE Award-2013 in the Regulation of Economic Activity category, first prize, with the article: Diferenciação de Preços e Custos de Menu nos Pagamentos com Cartão de Crédito.

Dr. Nathália Almeida de Souza and Prof. Maurício Bugarin received the 8th SEAE Award-2013 in the Regulation of Economic Activity category, second prize, with the article: Problemas de Seleção Adversa e Perigo Moral nos Procedimentos de Apuração de Descumprimento de Obrigações na Anatel: identificação teórica, evidência estatística e um mecanismo para a sua superação.

Check our members’ achievements at our “Members’ highlights” page.


About Mauricio Bugarin

Mauricio Soares Bugarin is full professor at the Economics Department of the University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1997 and is currently Leader of the Economics and Politics Research Group (CNPq-UnB). From 2006 to 2011 he was full professor of Economics at Insper Institute, São Paulo, Brazil, where he served as the director of undergraduate studies in Economics and created the joint degree program in Economics and Business Administration. Prof. Bugarin is a research fellow of the Brazilian National Research Council (CNPq) and served as a member of the Standing Committee of the Latin American Chapter of the Econometric Society from 2007 to 2011. He has produced numerous research articles published in peer reviewed journals, including the Journal of Mathematical Economics, Oxford Academic Papers, Public Choice, and Social Choice and Welfare; a book on the control of public expenditure in Brazil published by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation; several academic book chapters; and has received several academic prizes including Brazilian National Treasure Secretariat Prizes (Public Finance), a National Health Economics Prize, and the Haralambos Simeonides Prize for the best article in Economics published in a year by a Brazilian author. Prof. Bugarin’s main interests include public economics, public finance and the relationship between economics and politics. He regularly teaches PhD courses in game theory and mechanism design, the economics of incentives and information and positive political economics.
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