CURRICULUM VITAE

MARIA J. F. WILLUMSEN



Home Address
10345 S.W. 128th Court
Miami, FL 33186
Telephone: (305) 386-6437
Fax: 305-385-2675
Internet: willumse@fiu.edu


Office Address
Department of Economics
Florida International University
Miami, FL 33199
Telephone: 305 348-3400
Fax: 305 348-1524


ACADEMIC CAREER

Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1980-1984
Ph.D. in Economics, 1984
Fields: Development Economics, Regional Economics, Macromodeling.
Thesis: The Social Accounting Matrix as a tool for Policy Analysis: The Case of Brazil
Thesis Advisor: Walter Isard
M.S. degree in Regional Science, 1982
Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, 1975-1976
M.A. degree in Economics, 1976
Faculdade de Economia de Apucarana, Brazil, 1964-1967
B.A. degree in Economics, 1976. Ranked first in the admission examinations and also in the B.A. written and oral examinations.

AWARDS

- Honor's List student during the four years of college.

- International Rotary Club Gold Medal Recipient, Faculdade de Economia de Apucarana, 1967.

- Cornell University, Andrew D. White Summer Fellowship, 1983.

- Cornell University, Graduate Summer Fellowship, 1984.


RESEARCH INTERESTS

- Development Economics

- Macromodeling

- Economics of Latin America

- Urban and Regional Economics


LANGUAGES

Fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish, and German.
Fair knowledge of French (reading: good; understanding: fair)


TEACHING AND OTHER ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Florida International University
Associate Professor, 1992-date
Assistant Professor, 1986-1991
Courses Taught:
Location Theory (graduate)
Urban and Regional Economics (graduate and undergraduate)
Economic Problems of Emerging Nations (graduate)
Economic Development (graduate and undergraduate)
Economic Planning (graduate and undergraduate)
Industrial Organization (graduate and undergraduate)
The Economics of Latin America (graduate)
The Economics of Brazil (graduate)
Political Economy of South America (undergraduate)
Applied Macroeconomics (Business students)
Principles of Macroeconomics (undergraduate)
Principles of Microeconomics (undergraduate)
Macroeconomics (undergraduate)

Universidade Federal do Ceará
CAEN, Centro de Pós Graduação em Economia
Visiting Professor, Fall 1993

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua
Visiting Assistant Professor, Spring 1988

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras
Visiting Assistant Professor, Summer 1987 and 1986
Courses Taught:
International Trade (graduate)
Economic Problems of Emerging Nations (graduate)

Universidade Federal do Maranhão
Visiting Scholar, July 1986

Florida International University
Visiting Assistant Professor, 1984-1986

Cornell University
Research Assistant, 1981-82

Faculdade de Economia de Apucarana
Teaching Assistant, 1966-1967


THESIS COMMITTEES

1994- date Main advisor, Dissertation committee (Ph.D.), Ms. Annick Trottier, Economics Department.

1997-1998 Member, M.S. Thesis Committee for Natasha Jasmine.

1996-1998 Main advisor, Dissertation Committee (Ph.D.), Mr. Pierre Alexander. Degree awarded Spring 1998.

1993-1995 Member, Dissertation committee (Ph.D.) Mr. Shreeda Iyer, Economics Department. Degree awarded Fall 1995.

1994-1996 Main advisor, Dissertation Committee (Ph.D), Mr. E. R. Ekanayake, Economics Department. Degree awarded Fall 1996.

1993-1996 Main advisor, Dissertation committee (Ph.D.), Mr. Francisco Larios (degree awarded Spring 1997), and Mr. Richard Vogel, Economics Department. Degree awarded Fall 1996.

1993-1995 Member, Dissertation committee (Ph.D.) Mr. Eugenio Alemán, Economics Department. Degree awarded Fall 1995.

1992-1993 Thesis Committee, Gisela de Bruno, Graduate Program in International Studies.

1991-1993 Advisor of Mr. Zhao Yueyao, M.A., Graduate Program in International Studies.

1987-1988 Advisor of Mr. Francisco Sancho, a post-grad fellow in the Academic Exchange Program FIU/CSUCA, sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Center and Ford Foundation. Advisee wrote the paper "Hacia una Teoria de Crisis en Centroamerica".

1986-1987 Main advisor of Mr. Eduardo Rodriguez. M.A. degree awarded in Fall 1987.


COMMITTEES AND SERVICES

1998-date Member, Financial Criteria Committee. University Committee.

1998-date Member, Undergraduate Studies Program Committee.

1998-date Member, Advisory Board, Brazilian Studies Program

1984-date Member, Executive Board, Latin American and Caribbean Center

1998-date Member, Advisory Board, International Studies Program

1997-date Member, Arts and Sciences Budget Committee

1997-date Member, Department of Economics Budget and Planning Committee

1995-date Member, Review Committee for Faculty Development Grants, College of Arts and Sciences.

1995-1996 Chairperson, Undergraduate Studies Committee, Department of Economics.

1994-1998 Member, Graduate Studies Committee, Economics Department.

1994-1995 Chairperson, Personnel Committee, Economics Department.

1992-1994 Chairperson, Curriculum Committee, Department of Economics.

1992-1995 Member, Advisory Board, Graduate Program in International Studies.

1992-1993 Member, Search and Screen Committee, Environmental Studies Department.

1990-1994 Member, Advisory Committee, University's International Affairs.

1990-1991 Member, International Students Affairs Subcommittee.

1990-1992 Chairperson, Student Advising Committee, Graduate Program in International Studies.

1990-1994 Member, Curriculum Committee, College of Arts and Sciences.

1989-1989 Member, Review Committee, Graduate Program in International Studies.

1988-1993 Member, Curriculum Committee, Department of Economics.

1989-1992 Member, Advisory Committee, Graduate Program in International Studies.

1986-1990 Library Representative, Economics Department, North Miami Campus.

1986-1987 Member, Search and Screen Committee, Department of Economics.


OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

- Member, Editorial Board, Revista de Economia Aplicada

- Member, Editorial Board, Estudos Econômicos

- Member, Executive Council of the Regional Science Association (1991-1994).

- Referee for the following professional journals: Papers in Regional Science; Economic Modeling; Economia Aplicada; Estudos Economicos; Review of Regional Studies; Growth and Change; Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico; Review of Regional Studies; Journal of Regional Science; Urban Economics;

- Referee for funding agencies: NSF; MacArthur Foundation; Lincoln Institute; Social Sciences Council.

- Referee for the following publishing houses: Scott Foresman Publishing Co.; McGraw-Hill, Inc.; Prentice Hall.

- Member, Program Committee, 38th Annual Meeting of the Regional Science Association, New Orleans, November 1991.

- Co-organizer, research seminar "The Brazilian Economy: Structure and Performance", sponsored by the North South Center, University of Miami, and held at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, March 20, 1992.

- Co-organizer and member, Program Committee, II Symposium on Brazil-United States Relations, sponsored by the Florida-Brazil Institute, held in Miami, February 13-14, 1991.

- Chairperson, Local Arrangements Committee and member of the Program Committee, 30th Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association, held in Miami, April 11-13, 1991.

- Co-organizer of the 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21th Annual Pittsburgh Conferences on Modeling and Simulation (sessions on Economics, Regional Science and Geography), University of Pittsburgh.

- Member, Program Committee, 37th Annual Meeting of the Regional Science Association, Santa Barbara, California, 1990.

- Co-Organizer of the I Symposium of Brazil-United States Relations, sponsored by the Florida Brazil Institute, Miami, October, 1987.

- Member of the Organizing and Program Committee, 7th Annual Meeting of the Latin American Econometrics Society, São Paulo, Brazil, August 1987.


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

- American Economic Association, Member

- Conselho Regional de Economia (Brazil), Member

- European Regional Science Association, Member

- International Regional Science Association, Member

- Latin American Studies Association, Member

- Ordem dos Economistas do Brasil (Brazil), Member

- Regional Science Association International, Member

- Southern Regional Science Association, Member


OTHER EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Consultant, The World Bank. Constructed a multiregional CGE model to evaluate different development strategies for the Carajás region, Brazil. May 1996- June 1996.

Consultant, The World Bank, project on Brazil "Energy Alternatives for the Pig Iron Industry in the Carajás Area". Summer 1994. Worked on the Regional Component of the project and the construction of an Environmental Model to evaluate the impact of an expansion of the iron ore mining activity in Carajás, Brazil.

DeWolf, Ward, O'Donnell & Hoofman, P.A. Expert witness in a legal case (expertise in the Brazilian economy). June 1992.

Consultant, CAEN, Centro de Pós Graduação em Economia, Federal University of Ceará, Brazil, Summer 1993. Coordinated the construction of an Input-Output and a SAM-model for the State of Sergipe, Brazil.

Consultant, Fundação Instituto de Pesquisas Econômicas, University of São Paulo, Brazil, Summer 1991 and 1990. Coordinated the construction of an Input-Output model for the State of São Paulo, prepared for the State Secretary of Planning.

Consultant, Ford Foundation, Spring 1988. Worked in a project with the Latin American and Caribbean Center at Faculdad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua: provided assistance to the dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and the chairperson of the Economics Department on curriculum reform (Economics).

Consultant, Development Alternatives, Inc.- DAI, Summer 1987. Worked in a project for the Agency for International Development on the evaluation of economic policies of the Honduran government.

Consultant, Universidade Federal do Maranhão, 1986. Worked on the identification of possible projects to analyze the economic and environmental impacts of ALCOA --and other metal industries installed (and to be installed) in the area-- on the local and regional economies.

Consultant, Comissão Executiva do Plano de Recuperação da Lavoura Cacaueira - CEPLAC, Summer, 1985. Worked on a development plan for the Southeastern region of Bahia, Brazil.

Senior Researcher, State Secretary of Planning, São Paulo, Office of Governmental Policies, and Officeof Planning Coordination and Evaluation, 1976-1979. Worked in several projects, especially those related to the industrial development in São Paulo, and the proposal for an industrial decentralization policy in São Paulo.

Consultant, State Secretary of Metropolitan Affairs, São Paulo1977. Worked in a project on industrial pollution in the São Paulo Metropolitan area.


RESEARCH GRANTS

City of Miami Beach, Mayor's Office (1998). "Economic Impact Study of the Miami Beach Economy", in the amount of US$23,500.

North-South Center, University of Miami (1993-1994). "The Economic Impact of the Pig Iron Industry on

The Carajás Corridor", in the amount of $29,875.

Faculty Development Grants, Florida International University. Fall 1986, Fall 1987, Spring 1988, Fall 1989, Fall 1990, Spring 1992, Fall 1994, Spring 1995 and Spring 1996; Spring 1998.

North-South Center, University of Miami (1991-1992). "The Brazilian Economy: Structure and Performance", in the amount of $30,210.

National Science Foundation (1990-1993). "Regional Development and Income Distribution in Brazil", with Robert Cruz, in the amount of $85,075.


RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journals

Articles:

"The Impact of Production Structure on Income Distribution: A Multiplier Approach", Review of Regional Studies, Vol. 20, No. 3, 1990, pp. 12-23.

"Efeitos Macroeconômicos de Políticas Fiscal e de Salário," Estudos Econômicos, Vol. 20, No. 2, May/August, 1990 (with Robert Cruz), pp. 221-4

"Estrutura Produtiva e Distribuição de Renda: O Caso do Brasil," Estudos Econômicos, Vol. 20, # 3, September/December, 1990, pp. 329-48.

"Café, Cacau e Crescimento no Brasil," Revista de Economia Política, Vol. 11, No. 3, 1991 (with Amitava K. Dutt), pp. 49-68.

"Impacto das Exportações sobre a Distribuição de Renda," Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, Vol. 20, No. 3, 1990, (with Robert Cruz).

"Wage Inflation, Fiscal Policies and Income Distribution in Brazil", Journal of Policy Modeling, 1991, (with Robert Cruz).

"Impacto del Crecimiento de las Exportaciones en la Distribución del Ingreso: El Caso de Brasil", El Trimestre Económico, No. 235, November 1992 (with Robert Cruz).

"Economic Growth and Income Inequalities in Brazil: 1939-1990," Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, Vol. 23, # 2, 1993.

"Mudanças Estruturais durante o Governo Vargas" . Estudos Econômicos, V. 27, n. 1, 1997, (with Hassan Arvin-Rad and Ann Witte).

"Economic Activity and Deforestation in Brazil's Carajás Region," Revista de Economia Aplicada, V1, n.2, 1997, (with Robert Cruz).

"The Impact of Industrial Production on Pollution: the Case of São Paulo", Growth and Change, 1999 (forthcoming).

Book Reviews:

Review of "Socially Relevant Policy Analysis: Structuralist Computable General Equilibrium Models for the Developing World", edited by Lance Taylor, MIT Press, 1990. In Third World Planning Review, Vol. 11, No. 4, 1991, forthcoming.

Books

A Economia Brasileira: Estrutura e Desempenho, co-editor. Transactions Publishers, 1995. (with Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca)

The Brazilian Economy: Structure and Performance, co-editor. Colorado: Lynne Rienner, 1996 (with Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca.

Chapters in Refereed Books

"Capital flight and Unemployment in the Presence of Production Uncertainty and Capital Market Liberalization", in (ed.) T. Friedrich, Regional Competition under Transformation Conditions, University Press, München/Neubiberg, 1999. Forthcoming.

"An Extended Input-Output Model to Evaluate the Impacts of Production on Deforestation" in Costanza, R., (ed.), Ecological Economics and Integrated Assessment: a Participatory Framework for Including Fairness, Efficiency, and Scale in Decisionmaking, 1999. Forthcoming.

"Regional Disparities in Brazil", in The Brazilian Economy: Structure and Performance. eds. Maria Willumsen and Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca. Colorado: Lynne Rienner, 1996.

"Income Distributional Consequences of Exports Growth in Brazil", in Economic Progress and Growth, ed. Motamen-Scobie, H. Chapman & Hall, 1993.

"Manifestations of Class Conflict in Brazil and its Macroeconomic Consequences", with Robert Cruz, in New Directions in Regional Analysis: Integrated and Multiregional Approaches, eds. Luc Anselin and Moss Madden (with Robert Cruz) London: Belhaven, 1990, pp. 213-36.

Conference Proceedings

Books:

Modeling and Simulation, Proceedings of the 20th. Annual Pittsburgh Conference, Vol. 20, Part 1, co-edited with Robert Cruz. University of Pittsburgh, 1989.

Modeling and Simulation, Proceedings of the 19th. Annual Pittsburgh Conference, Vol. 19, Part 1, co-edited with Robert Cruz. University of Pittsburgh, 1988.

Modeling and Simulation, Proceedings of the 18th. Annual Pittsburgh Conference, Vol. 18, Part 1, co-edited with Robert Cruz. University of Pittsburgh, 1987.

Articles:

"The Income Distributional Consequences of Export Growth in Brazil", Anais do XII Encontro Brasileiro de Econometria, Sociedade Brasileira de Econometria, Brasília, December 1990, pp. 13-41.

"Demand Composition, Income Distribution and Growth," Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 19, 1988, pp. 443-52.

"Profit Rates in the Brazilian Industry: A Probabilistic Approach", Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 18, Part 1, 1987, pp. 229-40.

"An Export-Led Development Strategy: The Case of the Southeastern Region of Bahia", Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 17, Part 1, 1986, pp. 87-97

Other Scholarly Contributions

"US-Florida/Brazil Economic Relations". Paper prepared for the Latin American and Caribbean Center, 1999.

"Brazilian Industrialization under Vargas: Structural Breaks and Continuities", NBER Working Papers #96:05:01. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1996

"Florida-Brazil Connection". Paper prepared for the Latin American and Caribbean Center, LACC, 1993.

"Wage Inflation, Fiscal Stimulus and Income Distribution in an Open Economy CGE Model of Brazil",

Discussion Papers in Economics, no. 83, Florida International University, 1990. Paper presented at the 36th North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association, Santa Barbara, California, November 1989.

"Manifestations of Class Conflict in Brazil and its Macroeconomic Consequences", Discussion Papers in Economics, no. 82, Florida International University, 1990.

"The Impact of Brazilian Production Structure on Income Distribution," Discussion Papers in Economics, no. 32, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, 1985. (A revised version of the paper has been published in The Review of Regional Studies, 1990).

"An Export-Led Strategy, The Case of the Southeastern Region of Bahia", Discussion Papers in Economics, no. 42, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, 1985 (A revised version of this paper has been published in Modeling and Simulation).


CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS

"The Crisis in Brazil and the Future of the Region," Seventeenth Annual Journalists and Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean, workshop sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Center and the Summit of the Americas Center. April 27, 1999. Invited participation.

"The Economic Impacts of the Arts on the City of Miami Beach's economy". Southern Regional Science Association, Richmond, Virginia, April 15, 1999.

"Regional Integration in Economies in Transition: the Case of Mercosul," paper presented at the conference Regional Integration: Regionalism and the Economies in Transition, held in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, March 19-23, 1999. Invited participation.

"The Impact of the Arts in Dade County's Economy," paper presented at the Conference on Economic Impact of the Arts, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and Americans for the Arts. March 12-13, 1999. Invited participation.

"Business and Political Outlook in Brazil", speech delivered at the Summit of the Americas Center. Miami, February 18, 1999. Invited participation.

"Latin America and the Global Economy: Regional Trends, Issues and Perspectives", speech delivered at the Kellogg Foundation's Leadership and the Global Economy Forum, sponsored by LACC and United Way. Miami, December 4, 1998. Invited participation.

"The impacts of FTAA on Mercosul: a CGE Model", paper presented at the International Regional Science Association meetings, Santa Fé, New Mexico, November 12-15 1998.

"Capital Flight and Unemployment in the Presence of Production Uncertainty and Capital Market Liberalization" (with Arnab Basu and Nancy Chau). Paper presented at the 11th Advanced Studies Institute in Regional Science, held in Munich, August 1998. Invited participation.

"Mining and Pollution Generation: a CGE Model," paper presented at the Southern Regional Science Conference, held in Savannah, April 2-5, 1998.

"Brazil's Agricultural Sector within the Mercosul: Is Argentina Right? Paper presented at the conference.

"Trade Blocs and Integration of Developing Countries" held in Dresden February 28-March 2, 1998. Invited participation.

"Mudanças Estruturais durante o Governo Vargas," paper presented at the XIX National Meeting of ANPEC, December 1996 (co-authored with Hassan Arvin-Rad and Ann Witte).

"Economic Activity and Deforestation in Brazil's Carajás Region," paper presented at the XIX National Meeting of ANPEC, December 1996.(co-authored with Cruz).

"Mercosul and the Globalization of Latin America," lecture presented at the University Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre. December 1996.

"Production Activities and Pollution," paper presented at the national meetings of the International Regional Science Association, November 10-14, 1996

"The Real Plan," lecture presented at University of Florida (Gainesville), June 1996.

"Mercosul in the Context of Globalization." Special invitation to present a paper at the international conference organized in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the University of São Paulo. The topic of the conference was "Globalization, What it is and its Implications." May 1996.

"The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Brazil's Exports and Imports," invited by the World Trade Council, Pensacola, Florida to be the guest speaker for the Council's luncheon in Pensacola. The speech was given on July 1996 and dealt with "The Real Plan"

"Privatization in a context of a Globalized Economy," speech delivered at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. October 1996.

"The Impact of Production Activities on Deforestation", paper presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Science Association, held in Baltimore, April 1-14, 1996

"Economic Reforms in Brazil and Business Opportunities", speech given to the World Trade Center, of Northwest Florida, April 10, 1996.

"Production Structure and Deforestation in Brazil's Carajás Region: Examining Production-Deforestation Linkages", paper presented at the XXIII Encontro Nacional de Economia, held in Salvador, Bahia, December 1995.

"Regional Integration: the Case of Mercosul", paper presented at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. May 1995.

"O Planejamento Regional no Brasil: Presente, Passado e Futuro." Speech given at the seminar "A Reestruturação do Espaço Urbano e Regional no Brasil". Seminar organized by the National Association of Graduate Schools, the Brazilian National Council for Scientific Research (CNPq), FINEP, and the Urban and Regional Planning National Association. Ouro Preto, Brazil, August 13-16, 1991. Invited participation.

"Social Accounting in a Two-Region CGE Model for Brazil", paper presented at the 37th North American Regional Science Meetings, held in Boston, November 9-11, 1990.

"The Market and the State in Economic Development in the 1990s", a conference sponsored by the Universidade de São Paulo, International Development Bank and Ford Foundation. Acted as a

Chairperson in a panel entitled "Contemporary Policy Issues", São Paulo, October 24-26, 1990. Invited participation.

"Regional Science and Economic and Social Development", paper delivered at the 25th Anniversary Conference at the Regional Research Institute, Morgantown, October 18-21, 1990. Invited presentation.

"Seminar and Dialogue on the Economic and Political Condition in Argentina", a panel sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) and the Argentine-American Chamber of Commerce in Florida. Held in Miami, May 10, 1990. Participated as panelist. Invited presentation.

"The Economic Impact of Export Growth and Composition in Brazil", with Robert Cruz. Paper presented at the 29th Southern Regional Association, held in Washington, March 22-24, 1990. (Revised version published in Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, 1990.)

"Trade Pattern and the Structure of Production: Some Simulation Exercises," paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), held in Miami, December 4-6, 1989.

"An Open Economy CGE Model for Brazil", with Robert Cruz. Paper presented at the 36th North

American Meetings of the Regional Science Association. Santa Barbara, November 1989.

"A CGE Model of the Labour Market: Some Considerations on the Economic-Demographic Links", paper presented at the 29th European Congress of the Regional Science Association, held in Cambridge, U.K., August 27- September 1, 1989. (A revised version of this paper has been published in New Directions In Regional Science, 1990, listed above).

"Primary Exports and Regional Development", paper presented at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Western Regional Science Conference, held in San Diego, February 24-27, 1989.

"Patterns in Household Demand," paper presented at the 35th North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association, held in Toronto, Canada, Nov. 14-16, 1988.

"Demand Structure and Income Distribution: The Case of Brazil", Paper presented at the 8th Latin American Meetings of the Econometrics Society, San José, Costa Rica, August 2, 1988.

"Methodological Problems in Building SAM-type of Models," paper presented at the International Conference on the Construction and Use of Regional Input-Output Models, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Morgantown, WV, August 1988. Invited paper.

Universidad Autónoma de Nicaragua, Managua, Nicaragua, Department of Economics, May 1988. Delivered lectures on "The Use of Input-Output Models for Development Policy in Developing Countries."

Instituto Nicaraguense de Investigaciones Económicas y Sociales (INIES), Managua, Nicaragua, May 1988. Delivered a lecture on "The Treatment of Prices in a SAM-type of Models." Invited presentation.

"Structure of Production and the Distribution of Income: A Multiplier Approach", paper presented at the 27th Southern Regional Science Association, held in Morgantown, West Virginia, April 14-17, 1988 (Revised version of this paper has been published in The Review of Regional Studies).

"The Use of SAMs in Development Planning: An Assessment", paper presented at the 27th Annual Meetings of the Western Regional Science Association, Napa Valley, CA, February 1988.

" The Use of Social Accounting Matrices in Development Planning." University of California at Santa Barbara, Department of Geography, February, 1988. Invited presentation.

"Coffee, Cocoa and Growth in Brazil", paper presented at the 34th North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association, held in Baltimore, November 6-8, 1987. (Revised version of the paper has been published in Revista de Economia Política).

"Trade between United States and Brazil: The Determination of Brazilian Exports", with Jorge Salazar-Carrillo. Paper presented at the 7th Latin American Meetings of the Econometrics Society, held in São Paulo Brazil, August 4-7, 1987 (with Jorge Salazar-Carrillo).

"Production Prices, Profits and Capitalist Development in Brazil: An Empirical Investigation", presented at the Allied Social Sciences Associations Meeting, held in New Orleans, 1986.

"Consumption, Income Distribution, and Growth: is the Underconsumption Hypothesis Working?" Paper presented at the 26th Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, Atlanta, March 1987 at the 33th Annual Meetings of the North American Regional Science Association, Columbus,

Ohio, November 1986. Served as chairperson of a panel and discussant in another session.

"Profit Differentials in the Brazilian Industry", paper presented at the 25th Annual Meetings of the Southern Regional Science Association, New Orleans, March 1986.

"Cocoa as a dynamic element in the development of the Southeastern Region of Bahia", seminar presented to CEPLAC - Comissão Executiva do Planejamento da Lavoura Cacaueira, Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil, August 6, 1985.

"Construction and Use of SAM-type of Models", seminar presented at the Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística FIBGE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 27, 1985.

"Impacts of the Brazilian Industrial Structure on Income Distribution", paper presented at the Latin American Studies Association Meetings, Albuquerque, NM, April 1985.


Reports

"US-Florida/Brazil Economic Relations", submitted to the Latin American and Caribbean Center, LACC, 1999.

"Economic Impact Study of the Miami Beach Economy", submitted to the Mayor's Office, City of Miami Beach, 1999.

"The Socio-Economic Impacts of Pig Iron Production in the Carajás Region", submitted to the North-South Center, 1994.

"Regional Development and Income Distribution in Brazil," submitted to NSF, 1993. (With Robert Cruz).

"The Florida-Brazil Trade Connection", a white paper prepared for the Greater Miami of Chamber, co-sponsored by the Florida Brazil Institute, University of Florida, May 1993. Coordinator and co-author.

"Efeitos Multiplicadores dos Investimentos Públicos no Estado de São Paulo", submitted do the State Secretary of Planning, São Paulo State, 1992.

"An Input-Output Model for the State of São Paulo". Prepared for the State Secretary of Planning, São Paulo State, 1991.

"Macroeconomic Policies of the Honduran Government", with William Glade et al, submitted to the Agency for International Development, October 1987.

"Production of Cocoa as a Dynamic Element in the Development of the Southeastern Region of Bahia." Ilhéus, Bahia: Comissão Executiva para o Planejamento da Lavoura Cacaueira (CEPLAC), 1985, mimeo.

Cidades Médias e a Política de Decentralização Industrial em São Paulo". São Paulo, SP: Office of Planning Coordination and Evaluation, State Secretary of Planning, São Paulo, 1979.

"Padrões Locacionais da Indústria Paulista." São Paulo, SP: Office of Planning Coordination and Evaluation, State Secretary of Planning, 1979.