São Paulo State University (Universidade Estadual Paulista -UNESP) Rodovia Araraquara-Jaú KM. 01 CEP 14800-901 CP 174 Araraquara São Paulo Brazil
Phone: +55 16 3334 6214 Fax: +55 16 3334 6258
About the university: UNESP is one of the largest Brazilian universities, with recognized achievements in teaching, research and outreach. It is one of the three universities in the state of São Paulo offering free higher education. The Department of Economics offers a number of undergraduate and graduate courses in areas such as globalization and development strategies, economics of international trade, foreign direct investment, enterprise competitiveness and science and technology.
Areas of expertise: Foreign Direct Investment, Science and Technology, Development Strategies and Enterprise Competitiveness, International Competitiveness, R&D and Automotive Industry, Investment Perspectives in Brazil, Sectoral Innovation Systems, Automotive Industry, Innovations in Low-tech Industries, Economic Crisis, Sectoral Studies, Industrial Politics, Transnational Enterprises. Other research themes have been developed, such as local productive arrangements, sectoral studies, and interactions university/enterprises, among others.
Courses offered: Globalization challenges Development strategies Economics of International Trade International Trade Relations Foreign Direct Investment Science and Technology Enterprise competitiveness