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Faculty | Assistant Professor

Olivia Bullio Mattos

Contact Information

[email protected]
Office: 718-489-5332
Faculty Suite 6222


UNICAMP Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil

Dr. Olivia Bullio Mattos is originally from Brazil and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from UNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil, with a research fellowship at the University of Leeds (UK). Prior to joining St. Francis, she taught Economics at FACAMP, in Campinas, Brazil. Her research focuses on monetary policy, Banking Systems, endogenous money, financial crisis, and economics education. Her thesis, “Banks, Shadow Banks, and Endogenous Money: Challenges to the Federal Reserve’s Monetary Policy in the 21st century”, won the 2016 CAPES award as the best thesis in Economics defended in 2015 in Brazil. She is currently working on Central Bank Digital Currencies and their impacts on monetary policy and payment systems. Her work is published on several international journals such as Economia e Sociedade and Analise Economica, Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, Revue de La Régulation, Journal of European Economics History, Review of Keynesian Economics, and International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education.

At St. Francis College, Dr. Bullio Mattos is a faculty member teaching Economics courses and also the Associate Director for the Institute for Global Engagement and the Brazil faculty coordinator for SFC International.

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