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Carlos Braga

Carlos Alberto Primo Braga
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Carlos Braga

Carlos Alberto Primo Braga
Adjunct Professor

Economics
Carlos Primo Braga works in the fields of international economics, macroeconomics scenarios, corporate strategy and international agencies (World bank, IMF, WTO, OCDE, UN). He holds a doctorate degree in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, a master’s degree in Economics from Universidade de São Paulo and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica. Carlos Primo is adjunct professor at FDC, working for programs such as International Advisory Council, PAEX, Embraer, Sicredi, Roche, Sicoob, FGCOOP, DSM, Mapfre, Unilever, and Executive MBA. He was a faculty member at IMD in the programs MBA, EMBA, BPSE, Hydro, Electrolux, Nestlé, Tetra Pak, Allan Gray, Bossard, FEBRABAN, ABB, BAE, Sumitomo from 2012 to 2015 and currently is a guest professor in the Executive MBA program at IMD. He is also  visiting professor (International Economics) at El Colegio de Mexico, since 2017.  As an executive, Primo was the coordinator of the program infoDev (Information for Development, World Bank, 1997-2001); IT senior administrator (World Bank, 2001-03); director at the Economic Policy and Debt Department (World Bank, 2008-10); acting vice-president of the administration board at the World Bank Group (2010); director at the foreign relations for Europe (World Bank, 2011-12). His latest publications include: "A nova face da globalização: implicações para o Brasil," 34 DOM: 9-15; "Foreign direct investment and 'peak globalization'," Columbia FDI Perspectives, n. 230, July 16, 2018; "Innovation, Trade, and Intellectual Property Rights: Implications for Trade Negotiations," in D. Ernst & M.G. Plummer, eds, Megaregionalism 2.0: Trade and Innovation within Global Networks. New Jersey: World Scientific, 2018; Future of the Global Trade Order, 2nd edition, co-editor with B. Hoekman. Florence: EUI; Lausanne: IMD; Nova Lima: FDC, 2017; New Realities: Business Dynamics at the Frontiers of Globalization, co-editor with JP Lehmann. Lausanne: IMD, 2015; Sovereign Debt and the Financial Crisis: Will This Time Be Different?, co-editor with G.A. Vincelette, The World Bank, 2010; Innovation and Growth: Chasing a Moving Frontier, co-editor with V. Chandra, D. Erocal, and P.C. Padoan, OECD, 2009; Debt Relief and Beyond, co-editor with D. Doemeland, The World Bank, 2009; The WTO and Accession Countries, 2 vols, co-editor with O. Cattaneo, 2009; Trade Preference Erosion: Measurement and Policy Response, co-editor with B. Hoekman and W. Martin, The World Bank, 2009.

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