Diana Bonfim became a Research Fellow of the CBFR

Diana Bonfim (Banco de Portugal) agreed to become a Research Fellow of the CBFR in Rio. Website

FGV is world’s fifth best think tank

Fundação Getulio Vargas rose one more position in the 2019 edition of the Global Go To Think Tanks Index, which has just been released by the University of Pennsylvania. It is now in fifth place. It was also rated the best administered think tank on the planet for the third consecutive year, and the best think tank in Latin America for the 11th year in a row.

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FGV-EBAPE student receives AFA Ph.D. Student Travel Grant

Luiz Carlos Feitosa de Moura, Ph.D. student in finance at FGV-EBAPE since 2017, has been chosen to receive a Ph.D. Student Travel Grant from the American Finance Association (AFA) to attend the 2020 AFA Annual Meeting in San Diego, California from January 3-5, 2020. This conference is part of the Allied Social Sciences Association Meetings (ASSA) that includes the American Economic Association Meeting (AEA) and the International Banking, Economics, and Finance Association Meeting (IBEFA). Luiz Carlos investigates the influence of transparency and corruption on finance and is supervised by Professor Lars Norden, FGV-EBAPE and Center for Banking and Finance Research (CBFR) in Rio, who will present a research paper at the meetings.

Advanced Corporate Finance

Professor Murillo Campello (Johnson Business School/ Cornell University) taught the course "Advanced Corporate Finance" from July 4th - 17th, 2019 at EBAPE.

Financial Stability Workshop

CBFR fellow Wolf Wagner gave the Financial Stability Workshop at FGV-EBAPE from May 13th to 23th, 2019. The workshop is part of the Finance Track of EBAPE's MSc/PhD program.

FGV is ranked sixth among top think tanks in the world

Fundação Getulio Vargas is the 6th best think tank in the world, according to the 2018 Global Go To Think Tanks Index released today, January 31, by the University of Pennsylvania. For the third straight year, FGV has been elected as the best managed think tank and completed a decade in first place among it Latin American peers

FGV/HSG Best Paper in Finance Award 2018

The FGV/HSG Best Paper in Finance Award 2018 has been bestowed upon John H. Boyd (University of Minnesota), Hendrik Hakenes (University of Bonn) and Amanda Heitz (Tulane University) for their paper with the title "Creditor Rights, Information Sharing, and Borrower Behavior: Theory and Evidence". The paper has been presented at the International Conference on Banking and Economic Development at the Center for Banking and Finance Research in Rio (CBFR, link:, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE), Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), in Rio de Janeiro on December 7, 2018. The award comes with a financial prize of 2,000 U.S. dollars sponsored by Henrique S. Gregori (HSG Initiative LLC, link:

Lars Norden became founding member of the IFABS Latin America Chapter

Lars Norden agreed to become founding member of the International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) Latin America Chapter, which will be launched in a conference hosted by the University of Chile in December 2018.  The prime objective of IFABS Latin America is to establish a prestigious forum and platform for finance and banking research in Latin America. The IFABS aims to bridge knowledge among academics, research students, policymakers, and practitioners with interests in contemporary issues surrounding Banking and Finance.

Lars Norden becomes Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Stability

Lars Norden recently accepted an invitation to become Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Stability (JFS). The JFS has enjoyed particularly strong growth in the last years, and currently holds a 2.032 Impact Factor, in addition to a 2.24 CiteScore and a 2.52 5-year Impact Factor. Moreover, the JFS has had partnerships with the Bank of England, the Central Bank of Brazil, Banco de Mexico, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, and Yale University, among many others.

FGV-EBAPE receives AACBS accreditation