Gurgel, Angelo

Angelo Gurgel
Research Scientist, MIT Joint Program

Focus Areas

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

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
Paltsev, S., A. Gurgel, J. Morris, H. Chen, S. Dey and S. Marwah (2021). Joint Program Report Series Report 355, September, 32 p. [PDF]
Journal Article
Gurgel, A.C., J. Reilly and E. Blanc (2021). Climatic Change, 166 (29) (doi: 10.1007/s10584-021-03119-8)
Journal Article
Gurgel, A.C., J.M. Reilly and E. Blanc (2021). iScience, 24(7), 102772 (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.102772)
Journal Article
Fajardy M., J. Morris, A. Gurgel, H. Herzog, N. MacDowell and S. Paltsev  (2021). Global Environmental Change, 68, 102262 (doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2021.102262)
Joint Program Report
Fajardy, M., J. Morris, A. Gurgel, H. Herzog, N. MacDowell, S. Paltsev (2020). Joint Program Report Series Report 345, [PDF]

News + Media

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Aug 03, 2021
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Jun 24, 2021
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May 24, 2021
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Apr 04, 2021
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Oct 16, 2020
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Oct 01, 2020
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Apr 18, 2019
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Nov 13, 2018
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Oct 05, 2018