Albert Keidel

Development economist specialized in East Asia, with a focus on China. He is a Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council of the United States. He currently teaches a graduate course on China's economy in Georgetown University's School of Public Policy.

Alexis Dantas

Associate professor of Economics at State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). He has experience focusing on industrial organization and industrial studies, acting on the following subjects: Mercosul, Brazil and Latin American integration process.

Caetano Penna

Research Fellow at SPRU, University of Sussex (UK). Holds an MA in Technology Governance from Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia), a BA in Economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Daniela Prates

Professor of Economics at the Institute of Economics of the State University of Campinas (Unicamp) with specialization in international economy, international monetary system and financial system and brazilian economy.

Felipe Rezende

Assistant professor of economics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in economics, with a specialization in monetary theory and financial macroeconomics, from the University of Missouri–Kansas City.

José Antonio Pereira de Souza

MINDS' Executive Director and economist at BNDES. His studies are focused on Regulatory policies, innovation and competition.

Leonardo Burlamaqui

Associate Professor at the Department of Economic Evolution, State University of Rio de Janeiro, a Research Scholar at the Levy Institute – Bard College, an Adjunct Professor at Graduate Program in Public Policies and Development Strategies at the Federal University at Rio de Janeiro and a member of the International Joseph Schumpeter Society. He has a PhD in Economics, awarded by the Federal University at Rio de Janeiro.

Luiz Fernando de Paula

Professor of Economics at the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), National Council for Scientific and Technological Development – CNPq’s researcher . His research interest includes macroeconomics, financial system, banking, monetary economics, and Post-Keynesian theory.

Luma Ramos

Master's student at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and assistant reseacher at the Center for Studies of International Economics Relations (CERI/UNICAMP). Holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the Federal Fluminense University (UFF).

Matheus Vianna

Master's student at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and a research assistant in Money and Financial System Research Group (UFRJ) and MINDS. Holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the UFRJ.

Mushtaq Khan

Professor of Economics at SOAS University of London, with focus on institutional economics and political economy, late industrialisation and the state, governance reform and state formation and the economic development of South Asia in comparative perspective.

Pallavi Roy

Senior Teaching Fellow of Economics at SOAS University of London with specialization in political economy of growth, governance and liberalization in developing countries, Institutional Economics and Modern South Asian History.

Rogério Sobreira

Associate professor of Fundação Getúlio Vargas - RJ. He has experience in Economics and Finance, acting on the following topics: monetary policy, banking firm, fiscal policy and investment financing. He is currently executive director of the Development Bank of Minas Gerais - BR.