Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca

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Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca (Belo Horizonte, February 23, 1957) is a Brazilian economist and author, educated at the University of São Paulo, with specialization in Social Science, Economics, Administration, and Accounting.

He received his doctorate in economics from the University of Cambridge, where he was also a professor from 1984 to 1987. From 1988 to 2001 he taught at the FEA/USP (School of Economics, Business and Accounting of the University of São Paulo). He is currently a full-time professor at Insper, São Paulo.

Awards and Recognitions[edit]


Giannetti is the author of numerous books and articles. He has twice won the prestigious Jabuti Prize, in 1994 for his book Vícios privados, benefícios públicos? ("Private vices, public benefits?")[2], and in 1995 for his book As partes & o todo ("The parts and the whole").

His other books are:

  • Beliefs in action (Cambridge University Press, 1991)[3]
  • Auto-engano (Cia. das Letras, 1997)
  • Felicidade (Cia. das Letras, 2002)
  • O Valor do Amanhã (Cia. da Letras, 2005)
  • O Livro das Citações (Cia das Letras, 2008)
  • A Ilusão da Alma (Cia das Letras, 2010)
  • Trópicos Utópicos (Cia das Letras, 2016)

External links[edit]


  1. ^ MARCO RODRIGO ALMEIDA (28 May 2011). "Festival divulga finalistas do Prêmio São Paulo de Literatura". Folha de S.Paulo. Retrieved 6 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Eduardo Giannetti (2007). Vícios privados, benefícios públicos?: a ética na riqueza das nações. Companhia das Letras. ISBN 978-85-359-1119-0. 
  3. ^ Eduardo Giannetti Da Fonseca (29 January 2009). Beliefs in Action: Economic Philosophy and Social Change. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-10060-1.