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José Antonio Puppim de Oliveira


Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo (EAESP)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira is faculty member at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV/EAESP and FGV/EBAPE). He is also visiting professor Fudan University (Shanghai) and Universidad Andina Simon Bolivar (UASB, Ecuador). He has more than 20 years of experience in research, teaching, consulting and training in universities, think-tanks and the United Nations. His work is multi and interdisciplinary involving applied social sciences and their links with the natural and health sciences and engineering. His academic expertise cuts across different fields including urban studies, planning, environmental policy, development studies, business and society and public administration and management. His research and policy interests concentrate broadly in the area of political economy of sustainable development. He is particularly interested in patterns of governance for sustainable development, institution building and policy implementation at different levels, looking at how global and national institutions are interlinked to local governance and action, and vice-versa. He has carried out policy-oriented empirical research, undertaking quantitative and qualitative analyses of governance involving diverse groups of actors (e.g., different levels of governments, international organizations, NGOs, SMEs, industries), economic sectors, regions of the world and scales (e.g., international, national and local). His experience comprises research, consultancy and policy work in more than 20 countries in all continents. He held positions of Senior Research Fellow and Assistant Director of UN University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) in Japan between 2009 and 2015 where he coordinated the Sustainable Urban Futures research program and the Master of Science in Environmental Governance. Previously, he worked as faculty member at the University College London (UK), at the Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (EBAPE) of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV), at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) as a European Commissions Marie Curie Fellow, and as an instructor, consultant and researcher for several organizations such as different United Nations agencies, the OECD, the World Bank Institute, sub-national and national governments, and various NGOs and small and large firms in the private sector. He has published ten books and a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals. He was editor-in-chief of the journal Public Administration and Development (PAD, Wiley-Blackwell) between 2010 and 2022 and is member of several editorial boards such as the Brazilian Review of Contemporanean Administration (RAC, ANPAD), Asian Journal of Political Science and Urban Transformations. He serves as a member of several advisory panels, such as Sao Paulo State Research Foundation, the Global Development Institute (GDI) of the University of Manchester, Belmont Forum and Wellcome Trust.Jose holds a Ph.D. in Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. Among top 2 of most influential researchers worldwide ( (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

Articles published in Pesquisa FAPESP Magazine about the researcher:
Un nuevo abordaje prevé soluciones integradas referentes a problemas hídricos, energéticos y alimentarios 
New approach includes integrated solutions for water, energy, and food security 
Articles published in Pesquisa para Inovação FAPESP about the researcher:
A cost-benefit analysis of green roofs in Brazil and South Africa 
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