Neantro Saavedra Rivano


Federative Republic of Brazil

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Primary Position & Institution:

Professor Emeritus, University of Tsukuba, Japan; Visiting Professor, University of Brasilia

Short Bio:

Neantro Saavedra-Rivano is Professor Emeritus at the University of Tsukuba (Japan), Visiting Professor at the University of Brasilia (Brazil), and Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science. Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Paris (France) and Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University (New York), his research has developed in multiple areas, including Algebraic Geometry, Dynamical Systems, International Economics, Development Economics, and Mathematical Simulation Models. He has published numerous books and articles in professional journals and presented scientific papers at international congresses in more than thirty countries on five continents, as well as providing consulting for international bodies such as the Organization of American States, the Economic Commission for Latin America, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC). His professional activities have included teaching and research at universities and other academic institutions in Brazil, Chile, South Korea, Spain, the United States, Georgia, France, Japan, and Venezuela. More recently, he was Director of the Master’s Program in Public and Economic Policy Management at the University of Tsukuba, Japan.