EPGE hosted Nobel Prize Laureate Christopher Sims and several other top economists in the Conference Global Conference Business Cycles on May 9 and 10, 2013.
Organization and opening remarks were made by the FGV CEO, Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal; the EPGE Dean, Rubens Penha Cysne and Vale Directors, Luciano Siani Pires and Roberto Castello Branco. Participants in the seminar included Ataman Ozyildirim (TCB), Bruce Kasman (JP Morgan), Claudia Rodrigues (Vale), Domenico Giannone (Université Libre de Bruxelles), Edward Prescott (Nobel Prize 2004), Eswar S. Prasad (Cornell University), Frank Schorfheide (University of Pennsylvania), Gary Hansen (UCLA), João Victor Issler (FGV EPGE), Marcelle Chauvet (U.C. Riverside), Marco Bonomo (FGV EPGE), Marco Terrones (IMF), Martin Eichenbaum (Northwestern University) e Mark W. Watson (Princeton University).
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