The OECD and the corporate governance of state-owned companies, October 2019

In August 2017, the School of Economics of FGV (FGV EESP), Center on Global Trade and Investments (CCGI) launched a research group to study the costs and opportunities of the accession of Brazil to the OECD.

Vera Thorstensen leads this group. Vera is a professor at FGV School of Economics (FGV EESP) and Head of the Center on Global Trade and Investments.

About the working paper “The OECD and the corporate governance of state-owned companies”:

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) was founded in 1961 with the aim of promoting economic development, improving living standards and expanding world trade on a multilateral basis. The organization operates through studies and discussions by its members, addressing a wide range of issues, later developing standards and guidelines promoting best practices. Among these issues, an important theme is corporate governance of state-owned companies: the subject matter of three non-binding standards, but with great moral effect. Brazil is not a full member of the OECD, but it is a key-partner active in its groups. Of the three standards on corporate governance in state-owned companies, the country has adhered to only one of them.

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(In Portuguese)