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Interview of the Month – Joaquim Levy: Markets have started repricing environmental risks and reallocating capit

Joaquim Levy states that transparency is essential to advancing the environmental agenda, and that the intensification of Cattle-Crop would lead to higher profits,…

Policy Briefs approach export, pricing of water, and the climate changes in farming, the cost of urban immobility, green jobs, and the impacts of NGV

Recently released, the special series bring texts based on the theses and dissertations of the scholarship economists of Escolhas Chair of Economics and…

Escolhas’ Platform #QUANTOÉ? ITR represents a decisive step to update the rural tax

Tool consolidates information of all cities of the country and simulates effects of the use of more technical parameters in the collection of…

Study about the agriculture in the Metropolitan Region of SP under development by Escolhas and Urbem is theme of article

“Quarantine invites us to rethink our food consumption, where what we eat comes from, how it is produced, and how we access it.”,…

Entities defend higher collection with ITR for cities in crisis” points out article of Broadcast Político

“While a tax over the real estate property, ITR is clearly inefficient. It does not serve to the collection function, nor even to…

Brazil exported 29 tons of gold in 2020, and part thereof extracted in illegal gold mining in Amazon, encouraged by the gold price in international market

The lack of control on the economic chain of gold and reduction in the inspection encourage the increase of the illegal extraction in…

The first Text for Discussion of Escolhas “Angra 3: does it worth the value it costs?” is theme of the interview, Sergio Leitão, Escolhas director, to Agência EPBr

The work released this Tuesday (05/19) presents numbers, data, and views of specialists and stakeholders that may contribute so that the Brazilian society…

MONTH INTERVIEW – Ambassador Rubens Barbosa: Agreement between Mercosur and EU is more complicated without Amazon’s preservation

For Ambassador Rubens Barbosa, environmental policy needs to be corrected and Brazil has to assume the protagonism. By Eduardo Geraque The current efforts,…

86 thousand GWh energy’s economy in 16 years or 64% of all 2018’s residential consumption are the first results of the study about air conditioner’s efficiency in Brazil

The subject was discussed in the Escolhas Institute’s online workshop held, at first, among partners of Kigali design.  The economy of 86 thousand…

Interview by Pedro Motta Veiga to Nexo about the study “Food Diplomacy”, which shows the international scenario for regulating food production and trade today

In the interview, the researcher talks about the results of the work “Food Diplomacy. What is Brazil’s appetite in the world scenario? “The…

INTERVIEW OF THE MONTH – Rudi RochaOn the economic front, “income reaching those who need it most, the most vulnerable ones, is what will make a difference in the fight against coronavirus”

Agility and coordination are essential to minimize the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. For Rudi Rocha, PhD in economics, member of the Scientific…

Launching of the Policy Briefs series of scholarship students of Cátedra Escolhas de Economia e Meio Ambiente discusses the effect of climate changes in the agricultural production

First work, signed by por Bruno Santos Souza, shows economic impacts by analyzing cultures that represent 82% of the Country agriculture. The total…