FGV is Elected the 3rd Most Important Think Tank in the World

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New study on Relationship Lending during the COVID-19 crisis featured in Forbes

Berger, A., Bouwman, C., Norden, L., Roman, R., Udell, G., Wang, T., 2020. Is a Friend in Need a Friend Indeed? How Relationship Borrowers Fare during the COVID-19 Crisis. Working Paper, December 2020.


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FGV again fifth-best Think Tank worldwide and the best one in Latin America

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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: Think Tank #1 in Latin America and #3 worldwide

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: