26th International Input-Output Conference
& 8th Edition of the International School of I-O Analysis
June 25-29, 2018, Juiz de Fora, Brazil


Keynote Speakers

Narasimha RAO

Narasimha RAO Dr. Narasimha D. Rao is a Research Scholar and Project Leader in the Energy systems group at IIASA, where he has worked for the last 6 years. His research examines the relationship between energy systems, human wellbeing and climate change. He is the recipient of the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant for his ongoing project entitled Decent Living Energy <http://www.decentlivingenergy.org/> -energy and emissions thresholds for providing decent living standards for all. His research interests also include investigating income inequality, and distributional issues in energy and climate policy at a national and global level. Dr. Rao is also an Adjunct Fellow at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment in Bangalore, India. Dr. Narasimha D. Rao obtained his PhD from Stanford University, California in Environment and Resources, and has Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering and Technology Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Roberto Luis Olinto Ramos

Roberto Luis Olinto Ramos Dr. Roberto Olinto is currently the President of the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics – IBGE in charge of National Statistical System and of statistical cooperation. He received his M.Sc. in Systems Engineering and D.Sc. in Production Engineering from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
He has spent almost 38 years in the Government Statistical Service, mainly in the field of input-output tables compilation, national accounts and economic statistics. He was formerly the Director of Surveys area in charge of all official statistics - production, planning and analysis. He was the Coordinator of National Accounts, for 10 years, and responsible for the planning and implementation of the System of National Accounts 2008. He also worked on several projects in the economic statistics area, such as compilation of input-output tables, and managing the implementation of Brazilian Quarterly National Accounts.
He represents the National Statistics Office in the United Nations Inter-agency Expert Group on SDGs Indicators and in the International Comparison Program – ICP Governing Board.
He is advisor of the Statistics Department of the International Monetary Fund on National Accounts.
He is member, since 2002, of the United Nations Advisory Expert Group on National Accounts.

Carmem Aparecida Feijo

Carmem Aparecida Feijo Carmem Aparecida Feijo received her Ph.D. in Economics from University College London. She is currently full professor of the Fluminense Federal University (UFF) and researcher of the National Research Council (CNPq). For over twenty years, Carmem Feijo pursued an active career at the Brazilian Statistical Office (IBGE), and had the opportunity to be a member of the panel of international consultants for the Human Development Report of UNDP (2000-2003). Also she was one of the international consultants for the statistics of the Millennium Declaration/UN in 2002. Furthermore, she is an elected member at the International Statistical Institute since 1998. Her research works are mainly in areas of economic growth, official statistics and Brazilian economy.