Fernando Pimentel Puga

Fernando Pimentel Puga

Fernando Pimentel Puga
Deputy Managing Director of the BNDES Economic Research Division

Fernando Pimentel Puga graduated in Economics and has an M.Sc. degree in Economics from the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC). Presently, Mr. Fernando Puga holds a position as Deputy Director at the Economic Research Area at the Brazilian Development Bank - BNDES. Previously, he was Head of the Economic Research Department (2007-2011), Advisor to the BNDES President (2006-2007), Manager at the Planning Area (2003-2006) and Economist at the Planning Area (1998-2003). From 2003-2005, he worked as a Professor at the Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais (IBMEC-RJ). From 2001-2003, he was Professor at the Department of Economics of the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro. From 1997-1998, he worked as Economist at Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica (IPEA). Mr. Fernando Puga has also published important papers in the area of foreign trade and investment perspective in the infrastructure of Brazil.


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