Professor of Economics
Sergio Firpo is Instituto Unibanco Professor of Economics at Insper, Brazil. He received a Ph.D. in Economics (2003) from the University of California at Berkeley. He was Assistant Professor in the Economics departments at the University of British Columbia (2003–2006) and at PUC-Rio (2004–2008) and an Associate Professor in the São Paulo School of Economics at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (EESP-FGV) (2008–2015). He conducts research in microeconometrics, with theoretical and applied contributions to the following fields: labor economics, education economics, economic development and political economics.