Pre-Doctoral Fellow: Lavinia Barros de Castro

Lavinia Barros de Castro

Pre-doctoral Fellows, 2005-06 and 2004-05

Lavinia Barros de Castro is an economist at the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) and teaches Brazilian Economic History at the Brazilian Institute of Capital Markets (IBMEC), Rio de Janeiro. She is a doctoral student in social sciences in the Post-Graduate Program in Development, Agriculture and Society at the Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro (CPDA – UFRRJ) and has recently written and organized a book on Brazilian economic history (2004). Currently, she is doing research for her dissertation on investment finance in economic development, comparing the evolution of the Brazilian and Korean financial systems during the period 1960–2000.