Gurgel, Angelo

Angelo Gurgel
Research Scientist, MIT Joint Program

Focus Areas

Managed Resources, Energy Transition, Policy Scenarios, Regional Analysis

Bio

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

Joint Program Report
Fajardy, M., J. Morris, A. Gurgel, H. Herzog, N. MacDowell, S. Paltsev (2020). Joint Program Report Series Report 345, [PDF]
Joint Program Report
Reilly, J.M., A. Gurgel and E. Blanc (2020). Joint Program Report Series Report 343, [PDF]
Journal Article
Gurgel, A.C., S. Paltsev and G.V. Breviglieri (2019). Energy and Development Economics, 1-18 (doi:10.1017/S1355770X1900007X)
Joint Program Technical Note
Chen, Y.-H.H., S. Paltsev, J. Reilly, J. Morris, V. Karplus, A. Gurgel, N. Winchester, P. Kishimoto, É. Blanc and M. Babiker (2017). Joint Program Technical Note, March, 32 p. [PDF]
Journal Article
Calvin, K.V., R. Beach, A. Gurgel, M. Labriet and A.M.L. Rodriguez (2016). Energy Economics, 56(May 2016): 615–624 (doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2015.03.020)

News + Media

News Release
Joint Program News | 
Oct 16, 2020
News Release
Environmental Solutions Initiative | 
Oct 01, 2020
News Release
Joint Program News | 
Apr 18, 2019
News Release
MIT News | 
Nov 13, 2018
News Release
MIT News | 
Oct 05, 2018
News Release
Joint Program News | 
Dec 08, 2015