Rui runs the academic side of OUBEP. Rui is an Associate Professor at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Prior to that he was a faculty member at the Economics Department at Oxford, and a Fellow and Tutor of Brasenose College. Before coming to Oxford, Rui held an academic appointment at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. He was educated in the Universities of Porto and California, Berkeley. He is specialized in monetary and financial history, straddling the fields of international finance, institutional economics and public finance. His research provides perspective on the globalization of finance, financial crises, sovereign debt, financial market architecture, the choice of exchange rate regimes and emigrant remittances, as well as rent-seeking and corruption in public office.
The Ultimate Leadership accelerator
At the core of the Oxford University Business Economics Programme is an intensive, two-week development course for the next generation of senior leaders. By combining high-calibre academic tuition, industry-leading keynote speakers, and a diverse group of delegates, OUBEP creates a dynamic space to explore economic theory and applications to help solve problems and create strategic impact.
The OUBEP experience
OUBEP curates an immersive, rich and intense experience for participants. At its core, lies a combination of outstanding teaching with tutoring sessions in smaller groups. Participants are also able to take advantage of networking opportunities around drinks and dinner or whilst taking part in typical Oxford activities.