Research Scholar Leonardo Burlamaqui is an associate professor of economics at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). He was formerly a senior program officer at the Ford Foundation, where he was in charge of the Reforming Global Financial Governance Initiative. His academic appointments include professor of economics at Candido Mendes University, and he has served in various capacities at the World Intellectual Property Organization, the World Institute for Development Economics Research (Helsinki), the Institute for Developing Economies (Tokyo), and the Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo. He is a former member of the board of the International J. A. Schumpeter Society (2002–06) and currently sits on the board of The Other Canon Foundation. He is also a contributing editor to the Post Keynesian Economics Forum. Burlamaqui has written and published on innovation and competition, development economics, intellectual property, institutions and economic change, and the political economy of knowledge and finance. His recent publications include:

  • “From Intellectual Property to Knowledge Governance” (with M. Cimoli), in J. Stiglitz et al. eds., Intellectual Property Rights: Legal and Economic Challenges for Development (2013);
  • Knowledge Governance—Reasserting the Public Interest (co-editor, with R. Kattel and A. C. Castro; 2012);
  • “Knowledge Governance, Innovation and Development,” Brazilian Journal of Political Economy (Fall 2010); and
  • “Governing Finance and Knowledge,” Homo Oeconomicos, Special Issue, “Schumpeter for Our Time&lrquo; (Spring 2010).

Burlamaqui holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).


Leonardo Burlamaqui
Leonardo Burlamaqui
Research Scholar
Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson NY US 12504-5000
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