Renato de Gaspi holds a BA in International Relations (with a focus in Economics) from Faculdades de Campinas - FACAMP in Brazil and a Master's on the same field from Zhejiang University in China.
In 2018, Renato joined Central European University to pursue a Master's in Political Science concluded in 2019 with a Political Economy certificate. His thesis focused on the impact of interest group coalitions on Industrial Relations in Brazil and Mexico.
In 2019, Renato de Gaspi joined the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations.
Currently, Renato works on topics related to the politics of Industrial Policy and Development and how those are affected by elections and interest group politics, with a special focus on Latin America. He is also currently serving as co-chair of the Political Economy Research Group (PERG).