Maria Paula Bertran

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Professor Bertran holds a degree in Law from the University of São Paulo (2003), a Master's degree (2006), and a PhD (2010) from the same institution. Professor at the USP since 2012, holding a tenured position since 2015. Chair in Democracy and Human Development, granted by the Fulbright Commission, in 2018. Visiting Scholar at the Kellogg Institute (2018) and Visiting Associate Professor at Stanford Law School (teaching the class Business, Institutions, and Corruption in Latin America, 2020). Tinker Foundation Scholarship (2020). She is an attorney licensed in Brazil.

Areas of Research

- Contracts and Economic Analysis of Law
- Business and corruption
- Regulation of the financial system
- Human development
- Big data for legal analysis

Research Groups

- Consumption, credit and mass litigation
- Habeas Data - big data analysis group in Law
- I believe – for the sustainability of credit (extension and research activity)

Undergraduate Program Classes

- Economic Analysis of Law: classics, contemporary and critical
- Consumer Society and Mass Litigation
- Economic Law
- Private International Law

Postgraduate Disciplines
- Corruption, institutions and business in Latin America
- Mass litigation and resource allocation in society