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Marcelo C Neri

Director
FGV Social - Fundação Getulio Vargas

marcelo.neri@fgv.br
Country of residence:
Brazil

Nationality: Brazil
Gender: M

Member since: 2019
Membership No: 45718
Membership Type: regular

Field of Study: Economics

Specialization: Education and Schooling, Income, Poverty and Welfare

Regional focus: Latin America and the Caribbean

Education: Doctorate (Ph.D, MD) , 1996 , Princeton University , Economics

Working languages: English , Portuguese (Brazil)


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Professional Summary:

Director of FGV Social at the Getulio Vargas Foundation. He holds a PhD in Economics, Princeton University. He was President of the Institute for Applied Economic Research(Ipea), Secretary-General of the Council of Economic and Social Development(CDES) and Minister of Strategic Affairs linked to the presidency of Brazil(SAE/PR)  where he was responsible for the Academic Forum on the BRICS, recreated the National Commission on Population and Development(CNPD), co-founder of the International knowledge hub World Without Poverty. He also represented Brazil in the World Economic Forum and was Brazilian National Security Advisor(NSA) in the BRICS. He has been twice cited as one of the 100 most influential Brazilians by Época Magazine. He has evaluated policies in more than a dozen countries and also implemented policies at three government levels in Brazil. Professor Neri’s research focuses on social policies, income distribution and wellbeing. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses at FGV  EPGE


Publications:

A Nova Classe Média: O lado brilhante da base da pirâmide. (New Middle Class) 1. ed. Rio de Janeiro: Editora Saraiva, 2011. v. 1. 311p; 

Percepções da população sobre políticas públicas. (Population Perceptions on Public Policies)  1. ed. Brasília: IPEA, 2014. v. 1. 488p; 

Microcrédito O Mistério Nordestino e o Grameen brasileiro (Microcredit), 1ª. ed. Rio de Janeiro: Editora FGV, 2008. v. 1º. 376p; 

Brasil em Desenvolvimento: Estado, Planejamento e Políticas Públicas (Planning Public Policies)  2 Volumes 1 and 2 . 1. ed. Brasília: Ipea, 2014. v. 1. 660 p

Programa Bolsa Família: uma década de inclusão e cidadania (Bolsa Família) 1. ed. Brasília: IPEA, 2013. v. 1. 494p 


Honorary or professional positions and awards:
2018 One of the Five Best papers FGV RPCAP (Paper on the Gender Gap Award)
2017 Prêmio Trata-Brasil 10 Anos, Instituto Trata-Brasil. (Pioneer research Award)
2014 Medalha da Ordem do Mérito Militar no Grau de Grande Oficial, Exército Brasileiro (Army Award).
2014 Medalha da Ordem do Mérito Naval no Grau de Grande Oficial, Marinha do Brasil (Navy Award).
2014 Medalha da Ordem do Mérito Aeronáutico no Grau de Grande Oficial, Aeronáutica do Brasil (Aeronautics Award).
2014 Minister of Strategic Affairs linked to the Presidency of Brazil (SAE/PR)
2013 Secretary-General of the Council of Economic and Social Development (CDES)
2012 Medalha Tiradentes, (Public Policy Award).
2012 One of the 100 most influential Brazilians in 2012 by Época Magazine.
2012 Patrono da Turma de Graduação em Economia da Escola Brasileira de Economia e Finanças da Fundação Getulio Vargas (EPGE/FGV),
2012 New Middle Class book (appointed to the Prêmio Jabuti, the main Brazilian literary award)
2012 President of the Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea).
2010 One of the 100 most influential Brazilians in 2010 by Época Magazine.
2009 1st place research award Primeiro colocado no I Prêmio Sefaz-Sedeis Finanças Públicas e Desenvolvimento Econômico 2009.,
2005 1st place Medal Competition for Outstanding Research on Development 2005, Title: Think Global, Act Local: Social Credit Based on Milennium Development Goals, Dakar, Senegal, Global Development Network - 6th Annual Global Development Conference.
1998 Primeiro Lugar no Concurso Público Nacional para Técnico, IPEA (1st pace National Public Service Contest/340 candidates) .
1994 National prize for PhD Thesis in Economics project - Primeiro Lugar no Prêmio de Economia, Tese de Doutorado, banco Multiplic
1990 National prize for Master Thesis in Economics - Segundo Lugar no 14o Prêmio BNDES de Teses de Mestrado em Economia, BNDES.

Research grants:
He coordinated more than 60 research projects. He is currently the coordinator of the Brazilian chapter of the “Inequality in the Giants” project for Wider/UNU.
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