Gurgel, Angelo

Angelo Gurgel
Research Scientist, MIT Joint Program

Focus Areas

Managed Resources, Energy Transition, Policy Scenarios, Regional Analysis, Multi-Sector Dynamics


Angelo Gurgel is a research scientist at the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change. He has been developing applied research on climate policy, climate change, land use changes, bioenergy, agricultural and environmental economics. He was a professor at the Sao Paulo School of Economics, Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV), Brazil (2012-2020), and the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil (2004-2011). He coordinated the FGV master´s program on Agribusiness and the FGV Observatory of the Plan on Low-Carbon Emissions in Agriculture from 2012 to 2020. He holds a Ph.D. in Applied Economics and a B.S. in Agricultural Engineering from University of Viçosa - Brazil.

Education + Credentials
B.A., Agronomic Engineering, Federal University of Vicosa, 1997
Visiting Scholar, University of Colorado, 2001
Ph.D., Applied Economics, Federal University of Vicosa, Brazil, 2002
Postdoctoral Associate, MIT Global Change Joint Program, 2006-2008

Recent Publications

Journal Article
Desport, L., A. Gurgel, J. Morris, H. Herzog, Y-H.H. Chen, S. Selosse and S. Paltsev (2023). Energy Economics, 129, 107244 (doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2023.107244)
Journal Article
Benavides, K., A. Gurgel, J. Morris, B. Mignone, B. Chapman, H. Kheshgi, H. Herzog and S. Paltsev, (2023). International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 131, 103963 (doi: 10.1016/j.ijggc.2023.103963)
Conference Proceedings Paper
Gurgel, A., K. Narayan, X. Gao, C.R. Vernon, J. Morris, C.A. Schlosser, J. Reilly and S. Paltsev (2023). American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting,
Conference Proceedings Paper
Schlosser, C.A., C. Fant, X. Gao, A, Sokolov, A. Gurgel and J. Morris (2023). American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, GC31B-05
Joint Program Report
Lin, G., A. Gurgel and J.M. Reilly (2023). Joint Program Report Series Report 367, July, 8 p. [PDF]

News + Media

News Brief
Joint Program News | 
Dec 10, 2023
News Release
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Oct 06, 2023
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MIT News | 
Jul 14, 2023
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MIT Office of the Vice President for Research | 
May 08, 2023
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Apr 04, 2023
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Apr 03, 2023