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Henrique Bolfarine

Research Associate, Salem Center for Policy

Department:     Information, Risk & Operations Management

Additional Titles:     Lecturer

Henrique Bolfarine

Henrique Bolfarine is a lecturer of information, risk, and operations management in the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He is also a visiting scholar at Texas McCombs’ Salem Center for Policy, working on latent variable modeling with applications in the social sciences. 

Bolfarine holds a Ph.D. in the Department of Statistics at the University of São Paulo. He has a bachelor’s in applied mathematics and a master’s in statistics from that university.



International Scholarship (CAPES) - Grant.


Scholarship from the National Council for Scientific Development


Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel


Scholarship from the National Council for Scientific


Henrique Bolfarine, Carlos M. Carvalho, Hedibert F. Lopes, and Jared S. Murray. 2022. Decoupling Shrinkage and Selection in Gaussian Linear Factor Analysis. Bayesian Analysis Advance Publication 1-23.

Henrique Bolfarine, Fabrizio Ruggeri, Jorge Luis Bazán, Reinaldo B. Arellano-Valle, Victor Higo Davila and Mário de Castro. 2021. 2021 ISI Mahalanobis Award: a Tribute to Heleno Bolfarine.  International Statistical Review 89 (3), 435-446.