Claudio de Moura Castro

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Claudio de Moura Castro "is the president of the Advisory Council of Faculdade Pitágoras.

"He has a B.A. in economics from the University of Minas Gerais, an M.A. from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in economics from Vanderbilt University. He also completed one year of doctoral work at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on labor markets, social and economic aspects of education, vocational training and science and technology policies, and he has published over thirty books and around three hundred scholarly articles on these topics.

"He has taught at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, the Vargas Foundation, the University of Chicago, the University of Brasilia, the University of Geneva, and the University of Burgundy, Dijon. He also served as technical coordinator of the ECIEL research project on education (comprising ten Latin American countries). He was the director of CAPES (Brazilian Agency for Postgraduate Education), and he has also served as the executive secretary of CNRH (the Brazilian social policy institute of the Planning Secretariat). From 1986 and 1992, he was the chief of the Training Policies Branch of the International Labour Office (Geneva). He has also worked in a Technical Division of the World Bank as senior human resource economist and as division chief of the Social Programs Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Later he served as the chief educational advisor of the IDB.“ [1]

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