Department of Economics, PUC-Rio
Rua Marquês de São Vicente, 225. Gávea.
22453-900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ.
E-mail: vnc [at] econ [dot] puc-rio [dot] br
2000-2005: Department of Economics,
Ph.D. in Economics
Dissertation: Essays on Corporate Board Structure, Financial Syndication, and Organizational Structure.
Dissertation Committee: Susan Athey (Co-Principal Advisor), Jonathan Levin (Co-Principal Advisor), Ilya Segal
M.Sc. in Economics
B.A. in Economics
Assistant Professor of Economics
“Dividing and Discarding: A Procedure to take decisions with NTU” (joint with Willie Fuchs and Humberto Moreira)
Work in Progress
“Optimal Dynamic Regulation when Investment is non-contractible” (with Paulo Daniel Salles)
“Optimal Policies when information is sticky and dispersed” (joint with Waldyr Areosa and Marta Areosa)
“Robust Decision-Making” (joint with Humberto Moreira)
“How do players take joint actions? Experimental Evidence” (joint with Willie Fuchs, and Carmit Segal)
“Competing to Provide Incentives to a Privately Informed Agent”
Work in Portuguese
Bonomo, M, V. Carrasco and H. Moreira. “Inflationary Inertia, Evolutionary Learning, and Recessions”, Brazilian Review of Economics, vol.57(3): 663-681, 2003. (In Portuguese).
Defense of the Fidelization Program “Tô Contigo” on behalf of AMBEV.
Expert Witness Report on behalf of distributor COBRAÇO on a vertical foreclosure liability case against ARCELOR-MITTAL (former Siderúrgica Belgo-Mineira)
Expert Witness Report on behalf of Sindicato dos Construtores de Minas Gerais (SINDUSCON-MG) in the overprice litigation against the rebar cartel
Fellowships and Awards
PUC-Rio’s Research Grant, 2010-2012
PUC-Rio’s Research Grant, 2008-2010
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research: Dissertation Fellowship, 2005.
John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics,
Department of Economics, PUC-Rio: BBM Bank Fellowship for Academic Performance, 1999-2000.
Capes (Brazilian Government’s Agency for Graduate Studies): Master’s Fellowship, 1998-1999.
Department of Economics, UFRGS: Ranked First Among 65 Graduating Students.
Brazilian National Research Council (CNPQ): Undergraduate Research Fellowship, 1995-1997.
Referee Services and Conferences:
American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory and Review of Brazilian Econometrics.
Co-Organizer of the 2010 Latin American Workshop in Economic Theory of the Econometric Sociey