II International Conference about Fiscal Policy

Date of the event: 04/28/2016 - 09:00 to 04/29/2016 - 13:00


On 28 and 29 April, FGV/EPGE - Brazilian School of Economics, FGV/IBRE - Brazilian Institute of Economics and International Monetary Fund promoted the II International Seminar on Fiscal Policy, aiming to discuss conceptual aspects and international experiences of formulation and implementation of fiscal policies. The opening was conducted by the President of FGV, Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal, the Director of FGV/EPGE Professor Rubens Penha Cysne and the Director of FGV/IBRE Professor Luiz Guilherme Schymura. During the seminar, held at the Cultural Center of FGV, the various guests addressed on the international scenario, public spending and fiscal transparency, among other topics.

The panels were attended by the Secretary of Economic Policy, Manoel Carlos de Castro Pires; the Secretary of the Treasury, Otavio Ladeira; the State Secretary of Finance of São Paulo, Renato Villela; the State Secretary of Finance of Goiás, Ana Carla Abram; Director of the Audit Department of the IMF, Gilbert Terrier; Chief Division of Public Finance IMF, Mario Falcão Pessoa; Economist of the IMF Fiscal Department, Carlos Mulas-Granados; the IMF consultant, Teresa Ter-Minassian; World Bank Chief Economist, Luiz de Mello; Chief Economic Advisor of the Ministry of Planning, Jorge Arbache; Economist of the Inter American Development Bank, Luiz Villela; the Deputy Director of the OECD Public Governance, Antonio Nucifora; Coordinator of the CEPAL Fiscal Area, Ricardo Martner; Professor of EPGE, Afonso Arinos de Melo Franco Neto; Professor of EBAPE, Fernando Rezende; the Deputy Director of IBRE, Vagner Ardeo; Researcher of IBRE, José Roberto Afonso; the FGV Consultant, Marcilio Marques Moreira; the Deputy Minister of TCU, Weder de Oliviera; the Coordinator of Tax Economic Studies, Fabiana Rodopoulos; Legislative Senate Consultant Marcos Mendes; and Economic Consultant, Mansueto Almeida.