Presentation by Lucio Vinhas de Souza on ‘Travels in the Ratings Space: Ratings Upgrades in Emerging Economies and its Implications’
On April 4th, as part of the XIII HSE International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development, Lucio Vinhas de Souza will speak on ‘Travels in the Ratings Space: Ratings Upgrades in Emerging Economies and its Implications’.
Dr. Lúcio Vinhas de Souza is the Sovereign Chief Economist of Moody’s Investor Services, based in New York City, USA. Before that position, he was a Senior Economist at the World Bank’s Development Prospects Group in Washington, DC, where, among other things, he co-authored the “Global Economic Prospects” publication and coordinated the analysis and forecasting for developed economies and the Central Eastern Europe/Commonwealth of Independent States region.
Prior to that, Dr. Vinhas de Souza was the for several years Head of the Russia and Belarus Desk at the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium and before that he was a Coordinator of Research Area at the renowned Kiel Institute for World Economics in Germany. He has also been a visiting researcher and visiting fellow at a number of institutions, including the Deutsche Bundesbank, the European Centre for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics and the Central Bank of Estonia.
He is widely published in several languages (including Russia) in noteworthy economic journals and has organized and participated in numerous meetings, seminars and workshops. Dr. Vinhas de Souza holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Working language: English (with simultaneous translation into Russian).
Start time: 3 p.m.
Everyone interested is welcome to attend!
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