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José Bruno Fevereiro

Research student

José Bruno Fevereiro is affiliated with The Open University's Department of Accounting and Finance.

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José Bruno Fevereiro is a MRes student at the Open University. He holds a BA and a MS degree from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in Economics. His research interests includes political economy, structural economic dynamics, macroeconomics, Input-Output analysis and economic development.

Before joining the Open University, José Bruno worked as a researcher associate at the Research Institute of Applied Economics (IPEA) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and collaborated with different research groups on topics of structural change and economic development.

Current research

International Trade, Exchange Rates and Capital Flows

José Bruno’s research is on political economy of finance and its economic consequences and is supervised by Dr Dimitris Sotiropoulos, Dr Andrew Trigg and Dr Constantinos Repapis. The research explores the relation between financialization, exchange rates and the productive structure of the economy. One of the aims of the research is to review critically the existing theories of long-term exchange rate determination and propose a new framework based on the surplus value approach. Further, the research aims to analyse the distortions caused by financialization on short-term exchange rates and its consequences to the productive structure of the economy.