Regulation and Stability in Brazil: New Perspectives

Monday April 11, 12:15pm - Room 103, Jerome Greene Hall, Columbia Law School
Monday April 11, 2016


This seminar will explore the legal, political, and architectural challenges of building institutions that promote capital development without spurring instability or crisis. Presentations will focus on the case study of Brazil. Questions to be addressed include:

  • What are the current macroprudential and regulatory challenges facing emerging market economies, particularly Brazil?

  • How do development and financial stability goals intersect, and what policies have been advanced in the Brazilian context to address these dual concerns?

  • What are the institutional capacities and limits on fiscal and monetary policy in the Brazilian context?

  • What role do currency swap arrangements play in promoting financial stability for emerging market economies?



Felipe Rezende

Assistant Professor of Economics
Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Felipe Rezende is an assistant professor of economics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a research fellow at MINDS – Multidisciplinary Institute on De­velopment and Strategies. Rezende’s areas of teaching and research include macroeconomics, money and banking, monetary economics, and economic development.

Camila Duran

Assistant Professor of Law
University of São Paulo

Camila Villard Duran is a visiting scholar with the Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders Fellowship Programme (GLF) at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where she is conducting research on the reform of the international monetary system, regional monetary arrangements and central bank swaps.

Leonardo Burlamaqui

Associate Professor of Economics
The State University of Rio de Janeiro

Leonardo Burlamaqui is an associate professor of economics at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), and a research scholar at the Levy Economics Institute. He was formerly a senior program officer at the Ford Foundation, where he was in charge of the Reforming Global Financial Governance Initiative.


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