The mission of the Applied Economic Research of the Brazilian Institute of Economy of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (IBRE/FGV) is to produce and disseminate accurate national economic data.
Under the direction of Armando Castelar — former senior researcher of the Institute for Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) and chief of the economic department of the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) — the Applied Economic Research is staffed by experts.
These IBRE professionals are continuously seeking topics that should be analyzed and debated to stimulate Brazil’s social development and welfare.
Among the distinguished staff are:
• Armando Castelar Pinheiro
• Fernando Augusto Adeodato Veloso
• Fernando de Holanda Barbosa Filho
• Ignez Guatimosim Vidigal Lopes
• José Júlio Senna
• José Roberto Rodrigues Afonso
• Lia Valls Pereira
• Luísa de Azevedo
• Marcel Grillo Balassiano
• Mauricio Canêdo Pinheiro
• Mauro de Rezende Lopes
• Regis Bonelli
• Samuel de Abreu Pessoa
• Silvia Maria Matos
• Vinícius Botelho