FUNDAÇÃO GETULIO VARGAS (FGV)Print
Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) is a Brazilian think tank and higher education institution founded in 1944, with eight schools, two research institutes, technical assistance projects and a publishing unit. In 2014, FGV was considered one of the top 20 think tanks in the world and top think tank in Central and South America for the 6th year in a row, according to the Global Go To Think Tanks Index 2014 produced by Pennsylvania University. In addition, FGV was the only Brazilian higher education institution to be ranked among the top 100 in the world by “The New York Times” ranking. FGV has over 100 international partners in more than 35 countries.
FGV’s mission is to push the boundaries of knowledge in social sciences and related fields through the production and dissemination of ideas, data and information, as well as their preservation and systematic organization; to contribute to the country’s social and economic development, improving the nation’s ethical standards, promoting a responsible and shared government, and inserting the country into the international stage. FGV has a long lasting tradition of excellence in teaching & research, innovation and technical assistance in Administration, Economics, Applied Mathematics, Law, Social Sciences and History. FGV’s schools and institutes are located in the cities of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasília (Brazil).
Link to website: http://portal.fgv.br/en