The Institute of Applied Economic Research ( Portuguese: ''Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada'', Ipea) is a
Brazil Brazil ( pt, Brasil; ), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (Portuguese: ), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America. At 8.5 million square kilometers (3.2 million square miles) and with over 211 milli ...
ian government-led research organization dedicated to generation of macroeconomical, sectorial and thematic studies in order to base government planning and policy making. It was created as EPEA in 1964 with as its first director Joao Paulo dos Reis Velloso, who later became Minister of Planning. It received support in its early years from the so-called Berkeley Group under the leadership of Albert Fishlow. As of January 2005, it had about 560 employees. It maintains libraries in Brasilia and
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro (; ;), or simply Rio, is the List of largest cities in Brazil, second-most populous city in Brazil and the Largest cities in the Americas, sixth-most populous in the Americas. Rio de Janeiro is the capital of States of Brazil, the ...


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a database with data collected by IPEA from many sources Economic research institutes Research institutes in Brazil Government-owned companies of Brazil {{econ-org-stub