The course covers various aspects of multinational corporate financial management. The topics include (among others): country risk assessment, cross-border financing and investment analysis, currency risks, corporate laws and governance around the world We will give special emphasis on applications in emerging markets.
Full Professor of Finance at FGV-EAESP and a CNPq research fellow. He holds a BA in Business from the University of São Paulo (1999), a MSc in Petroleum Engineering from the State University of Campinas (2002) and a PhD in Business (Finance) from Fundação Getulio Vargas (2006). He teaches in graduate and undergraduate programs and supervises MSc and PhD students. His research focuses on financial stability, banking, risks and financial crises and has been published in journals such as the Review of Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Stability and Journal of Banking and Finance. Rafael was a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School in 2016/17, and a visiting scholar at the Wharton School of Business – University of Pennsylvania (2013/2014) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2009). He is a subject editor of the Emerging Markets Review and the Journal of Multinational Financial Management, and a member of the editorial board of Estudos Econômicos, RAE (Journal of Business Management) and the Brazilian Review of Finance.