Research Associate: Glauco Arbix

Glauco Arbix

Research Associate, Spring 2008

Glauco Arbix is Professor of Sociology at the University of São Paulo and a Visiting Scholar at CLAS. From 2003 to 2006 he was the president of the Institute for Applied Economic Research, the most important government think tank in Brazil , and general coordinator of the Strategic Unit, an advisory board to the President of the Republic. He is a member of the Brazilian National Council of Science and Technology and the United Nations Development Program’s International Advisory Group and heads the Observatory for Innovation, part of the Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of São Paulo . In his recent book, Brazilian Industry: Between the Past and Future, Arbix analyzes the deep changes the Brazilian economy has undergone over the past 20 years, moving from a reliance on standardized agricultural and industrial goods to a growing capacity to export medium and high-technology products.