Rafaël Cezar

Financial Adviser, Head of the Macro-Financial Unit (French Embassy in Brazil)

Rafael Cezar is currently Financial Adviser and Head of the Macroeconomics and Finance Unit at the French Embassy in Brazil (Brasilia), seconded by the Banque de France to the French Treasury. Previously, he was a Macroeconomist in the Banque de France’s International Monetary Relations Division. He was in charge of macroeconomic monitoring of the major emerging countries and helped represent France at major international meetings such as the G7 and G20, as well as the IMF and the BIS. He also conducted research in international macro-finance, focusing on external shocks to emerging economies, capital flows and sovereign debt crises. Previously, Rafael was an Economist in the Balance of Payments Directorate, where he worked on various issues related to France's international insertion and competitiveness.

Rafael also lectured economics for more than ten years at the École Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Économique (ENSAE), at Sciences Po Paris and at Paris-Dauphine University. He holds a PhD in Economics from Paris-Dauphine University.


PhD in Economics, Paris-Dauphine University

Current Position

Financial Adviser, Head of the Macro-Financial Unit (French Embassy in Brazil)

Previous Position

Macroeconomist, Banque de France International Monetary Relations Division

Research Interest

International economics, capital flows, emerging markets


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