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TERRA Cristina

Department : Economics
Professor
Campus de Cergy

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Biography

Cristina Terra is professor of economics at ESSEC Business School. PhD in economics from Princeton University, she has taught in France, Brazil and the United States. She has been Director of the école Doctorale EM2P at Université de Cergy-Pontoise, and Director of Graduate Studies at Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Brazil. Her mains research interests are International Economics and Development Economics. With several articles published in international economic journals, she is the author of the textbook Principles of International Finance and Open Economy macroeconomics. She is member of the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Economics and associate researcher at THEMA and at CEPII.

Diplomas

  • 1994 : Ph.D. in Economics (Princeton University, United States of America )
  • 1990 : M.A. in Economics (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil )
  • 1988 : B.A. in Economics (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil )

Career

    Full-time academic appointments

    • 2015 - Present : Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)
    • 2009 - 2015 : Professor (Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France)
    • 2008 - 2009 : Associate Professor (Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France)
    • 2000 - 2008 : Associate Professor (Escola de Pós-Graduacao em Economia, Fundacao Getulio Vargas (EPGE/FGV), Brazil)
    • 1998 - 2000 : Assistant Professor (Escola de Pós-Graduacao em Economia, Fundacao Getulio Vargas (EPGE/FGV), Brazil)
    • 1994 - 1998 : Assistant Professor (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

    Other Academic Appointments

      • 2020 - Present : Academic director BACHELOR IN MANAGEMENT (BSc) : INNOVATION ET DIGITAL (ESSEC Business School, France)
      • 2008 - Present : Research Fellow (THEMA, France)
      • 2010 - Present : Research Fellow (Centre d'études prospectives et d'informations internationales (CEPII), France)
      • 2010 - 2015 : Director of the École Doctorale EM2P (Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France)
      • 2010 - 2015 : Responsible for the Master 2 Economic Analysis (joint program with ESSEC Business School) (Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France)
      • 2003 - 2007 : Director of Graduate Studies (Escola de Pós-Graduacao em Economia, Fundacao Getulio Vargas (EPGE/FGV), Brazil)
      • 2001 : Director of Undergraduate Studies (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
      • 1998 : Invited Professor (University of Évry-Val-d'Essonne, France)
      • 1998 : Rio Branco Professor (University of Chicago, United States of America)
      • 1996 - 1997 : Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Economics (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
      • 1995 - 1996 : Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Awards

  • 2006 : Haralambos Simeonides Prize to the best paper by Brazilian economists,. Paper awarded: “Trade Liberalization and the Evolution of Skill Earnings Differentials in Brazil”, with Gustavo Gonzaga and Naércio Menezes Filho. (National Association of Graduate Programs in Economics, Brazil)
  • 1999 : Mario Henrique Simonsen Prize, given annually by Revista Brasileira de Economia to the best paper published in the Journal. Paper awarded: “The Political Economy of Exchange Rate Policy in Brazil: An Empirical Assessment”, with Marco Bonomo.
  • 1989 - 1990 : Prize Losango for the best M.A. dissertation project

Grants

  • 2018 - 2022 : ANR research grant (ESSEC Business School, France)
  • 2011 - 2015 : Prime d’Excellence Scientifique (PES) (Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France)
  • 2009 - 2011 : Prime d'Encadrement Doctoral et de Recherche (Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France)
  • 1995 - 2017 : Research fellow (CNPq (National Research Council), Brazil)
  • 1993 : International Finance Center, research grant (Princeton University, United States of America)
  • 1993 - 1994 : Robertson Fellowship (Woodrow Wilson School, United States of America)
  • 1992 : Research grant (Ford Foundation)
  • 1990 - 1994 : Ph.D. fellowship (CNPq (National Research Council), Brazil)
  • 1988 - 1990 : M.A. fellowship (CNPq (National Research Council), Brazil)

Journal articles

Books

Book chapters

Working Papers

Services

  • 2016 : INRA rank promotion
  • 2014 : Hiring committee, University of Rouen, France
  • 2012 : Hiring committee, Université Paris Dauphine, France
  • 2005 - 2007 : Member of evaluation committee for graduate programs, Brazil
  • 1996 : Committee member, Prize BNDES for the best M.A. dissertation in economics

Research activities

    Editorial Board Membership

  • 2016 - 2019 : Editorial board membership - Journal of Applied Economics
  • Organization of a conference or a seminar

  • 2008 - 2011 : Co-organizer of the weekly research seminar Analyse Economique et Econométrie, THEMA, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France
  • 2007 : XXIX Encontro Brasileiro de Econometriam 2007, Brazil
  • 2006 : XXVIII Encontro Brasileiro de Econometria, 2006, Brazil
  • Function in an academic association

  • 2011 : - Present : Advisory Committee of the Trade, Integration and Growth Network, Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA)
  • 2006 - 2007 : President, Brazilian Econometric Society, Brazil
  • 2001 - 2005 : Executive Committee Member, Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA)
  • Member of an academic association

  • 1997 - 2000 : Member of the Latin American Standing Committee of the Econometric Society
  • Other academic activity

  • 1999 : Committee member, Haralambos Simeonidis Prize, Brazil
  • Participation in scientific commissions or reviewer for a conference

  • 2015 : - Present : Participation in scientific commission of ADRES, since 2015
  • 2014 : Participation in scientific commission of Meetings of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association
  • 2008 : Participation in scientific commission of Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society
  • 2000 : Participation in scientific commission of Meetings of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association
  • 1998 : Participation in scientific commission of Encontro Nacional de Economia, ANPEC
  • 1996 : Participation in scientific commission of Encontro Brasileiro de Econometria, SBE
  • 1996 : Participation in scientific commission of Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society
  • 1995 : Participation in scientific commission of Encontro Nacional de Economia, ANPEC

Theses

  • 2019 : KUNDU Tista (ESSEC Business School), Thesis co-director, First placement: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Centre de Sciences Humaines
  • 2018 : OH Samil (ESSEC Business School), Thesis co-director, First placement: Economist - The Bank of Korea
  • 2016 : KALLAB Tania (ESSEC Business School), Thesis director, First placement: Assistant Professor - Lebanese American University
  • 2014 : HUANG Sainan (ESSEC Business School), Thesis director, First placement: Professeur - Departement Economie - Zhongnan University of Economics and Laws
  • 2014 : BELLORA C. (Université de Cergy-Pontoise), Thesis co-director
  • 2012 : PIRES MACIEL L. F. (Escola de Pós-Graduacao em Economia, Fundacao Getulio Vargas (EPGE/FGV)), Thesis director
  • 2012 : RYOU Hyun-Joo (ESSEC Business School), Thesis director, First placement: Economiste - National Bank of Korea, Research Department 39, Namdaemun-Ro, Jung-Gu, Seoul, SOUTH KOREA
  • 2010 : FERRAZ L. (Escola de Pós-Graduacao em Economia, Fundacao Getulio Vargas (EPGE/FGV)), Thesis director
  • 2007 : BEZERRA XIMENES DE VASCONCELOS E. (Escola de Pós-Graduacao em Economia, Fundacao Getulio Vargas (EPGE/FGV)), Thesis director
  • 2006 : VAHIA DE ABREU A. L. (Escola de Pós-Graduacao em Economia, Fundacao Getulio Vargas (EPGE/FGV)), Thesis director
  • 2004 : MURIEL HERNANDEZ B. (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro), Thesis co-director
  • 2000 : VASCONCELOS ARAÚJO C. H. (Escola de Pós-Graduacao em Economia, Fundacao Getulio Vargas (EPGE/FGV)), Thesis director