National University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(Doctoral Thesis: "Economic Adjustment Policies and the Environment: A Case Study of Brazil”: Advisor: David Pearce); Master of Economics, Institute of Industrial Economics, National University Rio de Janeiro, 1992 (Master’s Thesis: “Sustainable Rents from Mineral Extraction in Brazil”; Advisors: Joáo Carlos Ferraz e Ronaldo Serôa da Motta); Post-Graduate in Public Policy, United Nations/ILPES/Cepal (Santiago, Chile), 1990 (with distinction); Bachelor in Economic Sciences, Faculty of Economics and Administration, National University of Rio de Janeiro, 1986 (graduated cum laude). Adjunct Professor and Coordinator of Research Group for Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development, Institute of Economics, National University of Rio de Janeiro. Consultant to various research projects on economic development and environmental economics. Areas of interest: Global Warming, Socio-Economic Causes of Biodiversity Loss, Trade and the Environment, Energy and Sustainable Development, Economic Instruments for Environmental Management, Environmental Accounting and Natural Resource Valuation, with a range of publications on these topics. President of the Brazilian Society of Ecological Economics (ECO_ECO), 1996-99.