Associate Professor of Economics; Director, Economics and Finance Program; Research Associate, Levy Institute of Economics
Primary Academic Program: Economics and Finance
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Economics
Biography:B.A., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; M.A. (economics), Ph.D., (economics and mathematics) University of Missouri–Kansas City. Professor Rezende's research has focused on financial macroeconomics, monetary theory and policy, and finance for development. He previously taught at Hobart and William Smith Colleges (2010–16) and the University of Missouri–Kansas City (2009).
Rezende has authored more than a dozen book chapters and articles that have been published in a number of journals, including Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, PSL Quarterly Review, Journal of Economic Issues, and International Journal of Political Economy. He is also a regular columnist in American and Brazilian newspapers. He secured a grant from the Ford Foundation to direct a research project, “Financial Governance, Banking, and Financial Instability in Brazil: Analysis and Policy Recommendations.” He has presented at professional meetings and conferences nationally, including the annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference at the Levy Economics Institute, and internationally, in Brazil, Great Britain, Indonesia, China, Japan, and Germany. He has also testified on a number of occasions in hearings of Senate and House of Representatives Committees of the Brazilian Congress. At Bard since 2017.