Tag Archives: Brazil

State reform and the privatization of a Brazilian champion: the case of Vale

Privatization is a controversial subject in Brazil. It has been so for a while. After the Petrobras scandals, the interest of the public role in the economy remains active. Vale is an historical case. Privatized in 1997, the company has evolved … Continue reading

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The Economist on Brazilian Protests

Protests in Brazil The wisdom of crowds After massive demonstrations against her, Dilma Rousseff will struggle to relaunch her presidency Mar 21st 2015 | SÃO PAULO | From the print edition DILMA ROUSSEFF, Brazil’s president, expected the anti-government protests on … Continue reading

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The Economist on Emerging Markets, Locus of Extremity

The Economist magazine recently covered Emerging Markets exchange rate issues   THE central bank of Turkey boasts an impressive art collection, including a canvas by Erol Akyavas entitled “Locus of Extremity”. That was pretty much where the central bank found … Continue reading

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What is Google up to in Brazil?

After visiting the Google office in Tel Aviv, I have recently written a post about what Google is up to in Israel. Google first opened its office in Israel in 2006. I visited two of the four floors used by Google … Continue reading

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Top 10 Startups in Brazil

I present a list compiled by experts of the top 10 Startups in Brazil. Even if you are not tech savvy, these companies should be on your radar since they promise extremely rapid growth. Even though I agree that all … Continue reading

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