Prof. Lucio Rennó, founder member of EPRG, is the new president of CODEPLAN

Prof. Lucio Rennó, founder member of EPRG, is the new president of CODEPLAN.

CODEPLAN is the Brazilian Federal District Social and Economic Planning Agency. Its mission is:

“Support the Federal District in the activities of Strategic Planning, Economic Social and Urban Development, collecting, producing and disseminating information to support the government’s decision making and to promote ongoing improvement of life quality of the population of the Federal District and its extended area of influence.” (free translation from CODEPLAN’s site:

“Apoiar o Governo do Distrito Federal nas atividades de Planejamento Estratégico, Desenvolvimento Econômico, Social e Urbano, coletando, produzindo e disseminando informações para a tomada de decisão governamental e melhoria contínua da qualidade de vida da população do Distrito Federal e de sua região de influência.”

Please, check Prof. Lucio Rennó’s profile here.

Also, please find additional information about CODEPLAN here.

Lucio Remuzat Renno Junior


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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