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Brazil Study Abroad
Summer 2020

Sao Paolo & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Program Details

Callout: Tuesday, December 3 @ 7pm KRAN G020

Sao Paolo & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Program Dates: May 15, 2020 - June 13, 2020
Faculty: Prof. Kevin Mumford
Host: Krannert School of Management

The program is open to undergraduate students with a 2.5 GPA and who have successfully completed ECON 251 as well as a course in Statistics like MGMT 305 or STAT 350 or STAT 511

Course Credits:

ECON 3600 Econometrics & ECON 37000 International Trade for 6 credits


$4200 (airfare and personal spending not included)


Krannert students may apply for Krannert specific scholarships in addition to the Purdue Moves Scholarship. For more information click here!


Students will stay in extended stay hotels.

Language Requirements: None.
Scholarship Deadline:

February 1, 2020. Krannert Scholarship deadline (students will be notified by mid-February of Scholarship standing)

Deposit Deadline: March 2, 2020. $500 non-refundable deposit
Contact: for more information.

Course Description

This is a two city program. Students will spend the first two weeks with a onsite staff and a Purdue staff as well as a local faculty member who will be teaching ECON 370. After the first two weeks, students will fly to Rio de Janeiro with onsite and Purdue staff. In Rio, students will take ECON 360 with Purdue faculty member Kevin Mumford.

Econometrics - ECON 360
This course examines the statistical techniques used to analyze economic data, estimate casual effects, make predictions, and test economic theory. Students learn empirical skills used in analytical consulting, financial modeling, economic research, and by analysts in the private and public sectors in Brazil. Emphasis is placed on estimating a single equation (e.g., demand function) and the problems associated with such estimation.

International Trade – ECON 370
This course will be taught by on site local faculty.

Krannert Faculty Bio

Raquel Asencio

Kevin Mumford
Associate Professor of Economics

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