Looking back at 2021-2022 and plans for 2023

Every end of year I write about what happened during the yearly cycle and what’s to come. This year was very special and impactful for me. I learned a lot about myself, about what I do and why. Here are the highlights. Highlights of 2022 and 2021 Academic Papers I published and co-authored several academic papers during this period: What drives the release of material facts for Brazilian stocks? The Academic Inbreeding Controversy: Analysis and Evidence from Brazil Board gender diversity: performance and risk of Brazilian firms O Impacto da Titulação Acadêmica de Conselheiros e Diretores sobre a Performance de Empresas Negociadas na B3 Books The first edition of book Visualização de Dados com o R was published in October 2022.

Ten years as a professor -- six advices to young academics

In the 18th of march 2021 I’ll complete exactly ten years since finishing my PhD and taking a professorship position at UFRGS, south of Brazil. In this post I’ll write about what I learned during this period and, hopefully, help other academics that are just starting out. This post is the summary of a talk I had with a former PhD student. I’m fully aware that academic work can be very different across countries and institutions. I don’t claim to have all the answers to all the problems. But, these are a couple of advice that would certainly help me in my starting years.

Looking back at 2020 and plans for 2021

Wow, what a long year! The pandemic affected everyone, changing the way we live and relate to one another. This was a year full of lessons and we must be thankful and be able to appreciate life even more. Events such as these show how little our “problems” are when put into perspective. I’m lucky that, despite the lockdown, I was able to work from home this year. Lets have a look at the highlights. Highlights of 2020 Academic Papers This year I published and co-authored two academic papers: