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Claudia Costin

Visiting Professor of Practice in Education

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Degree:  M.A., Escola de Administração de Empresas, (1986)
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Claudia Costin, on leave from her professorship at the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro on Public Policy, is currently senior director for education at the World Bank Group. From 2009 to 2014, she served as secretary of education for the city of Rio de Janeiro. Costin has held academic positions at the Catholic University of São Paulo, INSPER Institute of Education and Research, and École Nationale d'Administration Publique in Québec. At HGSE, Costin teaches courses on topics such as implementing educational change in the developing world and on education, poverty, and inequality in the developing world. She holds a master's degree in economics and management and an undergraduate degree in Public Administration from the Escola de Administracao de Empresas de São Paulo of the Fundacao Getúlio Vargas.