Center of Risk Studies

The Center of Risk Studies (NER) is an activity connected to the Business Administration School of São Paulo (EAESP) at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation. Along with other Research Centers and Centers, it integrates the FGV Finance Institute.

The objective of the NER is continuously contribute to improve and innovate in risk management and studies, related to the many business segments.

Participates in the study chain, from the collection, analysis and production and respective data, technique, information and concept dissemination that could enrich and improve knowledge in relation to business administration, thus cooperating with the country’s development.

The NER is guided to a line of applied research, maintaining a strong relationship with the diverse segments of society and counting on an Advisory Board comprised of active professionals in activities in which risk management is a safety and value generation tool, completely aligned with the strategies of the corresponding organizations.

The studies developed by NER are guided by Getúlio Vargas Foundation faculty and count on researchers that include mainly FGV students, among other potential researchers.

This closeness between the corporate segment and academic activity constitutes a strong foundation to generate research applicable to the needs of our society.

NER's main lines of operation

a) Development of studies focused on risks in financial institutions (Credit, Operating and Market);
b) Development of studies in the area of risk involving other segments of society, such as the industry, trade and agribusiness, for instance;
c) Organizing and holding courses, congresses and events for general training on the topics related to the study and risk management.

How to become a NER partner establishment

NER is an opportunity of projection and reinforcement of the brand for companies and institutions in general. By sponsoring studies and research, the company will be providing its contribution to scientific development and at the same time strengthening its image and reputation before the Brazilian community.

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How to become a NER researcher

From time to time, NER will post calls for research on our website. Please follow the instructions according to each case.


Professor José Pereira da Silva

Advisory Council:

• Cláudio Augusto Rotolo – Governance and Risk Executive at BICBANCO.
• Everton Pinheiro de Souza Gonçalves – Chief Economist of the Brazilian Bank Association
• Joaquim Luiz da Silva Júnior - General Manager of CISP São Paulo Information Center
• Lucas Lima Neto – Vice President of Credit at Pátria Investimentos
• Renê Sanda, Director of Investments at PREVI – Pension Fund of Banco do Brasil Employees