Director

Mariano Francisco Laplane
Mariano Francisco Laplane

Graduated in Social Sciences at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1980), master in City Planning – University of California at Berkeley (1982), and doctor in Economics at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas – Unicamp (1992). He is a former director of the Institute of Economics, Unicamp, and former president of the Center for Management and Strategic Studies in Science, Technology and Innovation (CGEE), in Brasilia. Laplane has experience in economics, focused in Industrial Organization and Industrial Studies, acting on the following topics: industrial competitiveness, industrial policy and innovation, Mercosur economic integration, foreign direct investment and automotive industry. He is currently Executive Director for International Relations at the Universidade Estadual de Campinas – Unicamp.