Pedro Cezar Dutra Fonseca has a Bachelor and Master in Economics from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS. PhD in Economics from the University of São Paulo – USP. Researcher at CNPq since 1987. Professor of the Department of Economic and International Relations at UFRGS, where he was Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Economics, Head of the Department, Director of the Faculty of Economic Sciences, President of the Research Chamber, Pro-Rector of Research and Vice-Rector. He was Coordinator of the Economics Area of CAPES, President of the Foundation for Research Support of Rio Grande do Sul (1997-2000) and President of the Brazilian Society of Political Economy (2002-2004). He works in the areas of Economic Development, Economic Formation of Brazil in the twentieth century and History of Economic Thought. He was awarded Honorary Mention at the Haralambos Simeonidis / ANPEC Award (1987) and the second place in the “V BNDES Economy Award” (1981). Received from FAPERGS the “Researcher Award Gaúcho 2011” in the area of Economics and Administration. Coordinated the Brazilian Network of Education for Economic Development. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Celso Furtado International Center.
Pedro Cezar Dutra Fonseca