Claudio Frischtak

Claudio Frischtak is the Country Director of IGC Mozambique.

Claudio Frischtak is President of ‘Inter. B – Consultoria Internacional de Negócios S/C, Ltda’, with a focus on economic, strategic and financial advisory services to firms and government in the sectors of infrastructure, technology, mining and metals, and commodities.

Dr Frischtak was educated at the University of Wisconsin, Universidade E. de Campinas and Stanford University, and occupied a number of positions at the World Bank. He has also worked as an economist in the Brazilian Ministry of Health and as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University.  

Content by Claudio Frischtak
  • Publication - Working Paper

    How to deal with exchange rate risk in infrastructure and other long-lived projects

    Currency risk remains a significant deterrent to foreign investment flows to developing and emerging economies, particularly for long-duration infrastructure investments. Given the nature of such long-term investments, that take place in non-tradable sectors for which natural hedge is unlikely, hedging instruments are frequently costly, if at all available. Thus, either the...

    11 Aug 2022 | Claudio Frischtak, Luciano de Castro, Arthur M. Rodrigues