Gustavo Patu


Business Reporter,  Folha de São Paulo

Tax systems and budgetary processes in developing countries  Judge

Gustavo Patu is a reporter based in Brasília, the capital city of Brazil. He has been working at Folha de São Paulo, the country's main newspaper, for 23 years, covering macroeconomics and public administration. His main tasks include analysis of data, explanatory texts about goverment choices and an increasing collaboration with the editorial section of the paper. He wrote two reference books about financial speculation and the Brazilian tax system. Since 2013, Patu has been producing a blog about how taxpayers' money is spent.