Guilherme Mendes Resende

Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA)/Government of Brazil, Brazil


Dr. Guilherme Mendes Resende is an economist and joined the Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA/ Government of Brazil) in July 2004 as a Researcher in Regional and Urban Economics. In 2011, he earned his Ph.D. in Regional Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He also holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the Federal University of Minas Gerais-UFMG (2005). Past academic awards include the "Paulo Haddad Award 2011" granted by the Brazilian Association of Regional and Urban Studies, "Epainos Prize 2009" (second prize, ex-aequo) of the European Regional Science Association International (ERSA), “2008 Best PhD award” granted by the International Regional Science Association (British and Irish Section), among others. His work has been published in leading field journals (e.g. Regional Studies, the Annals of Regional Science, Papers in Regional Science and Environmental and Resource Economics). His research is focused on regional economic development and growth, urban studies and policy evaluation. (See more at:

Biography Updated on 6 January 2013

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