João Carlos Ferraz is Full Professor, Instituto de Economia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (IE/UFRJ), Brazil. Teaching, research, publishing and policy practice and advice on subjects related to industrial organisation, economics of innovation and development finance. Member of the Executive Board of the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), 2007-2016 and Director of the Division of Production, Productivity and Management, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, United Nations (ECLAC/UN), Chile, 2003-2007. Co-author, among others, of “Snapshots of a state of flux: how Brazilian industrial firms differ in the adoption of digital technologies and policy implications”, Journal of Economic Policy Reform, (2019) DOI:10.1080/17487870.2019.1578651 and “Investment policies, development finance and economic transformation: Lessons from BNDES” Structural Change and Economic Dynamics DOI: 10.1016/j.strueco.2017.11.008.
João Carlos Ferraz