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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
Economic historians from around the world met in Kyoto from 3 to 7 of August. As a major event, it is a good thermometer on what is driving the attention of the academic community. How did Brazil do? Taking an objective … Continue reading
Bradesco, one of Brazilians leading banks, just revised the Brazilian real GDP growth forecast to -2.0% in 2015, from -0.7%. Changes reflect the worsening outlook for interest rates and inflation. They are also revising 2016 GDP estimate to 0.8%, from 1.4%. … Continue reading
Joaquim Levy, Brazil’s new Minister of Finance was not long ago working for Aecio Neves, Dilma Rousseff’s rival in the presidential elections. Neves commented Levy’s nomination by saying that “it is the same as nominating a CIA agent to run the … Continue reading
Mr. Mantega of Brazil in late September referred to “currency wars.” “IN RECENT weeks the world economy has been on a war footing, at least rhetorically. Ever since Brazil’s finance minister, Guido Mantega, declared on September 27th that an “international … Continue reading
The Economist outlines India’s appeal in reporting on the aftermath of the G20 meetings – an interesting contrast with Brazil. “India’s appeal to foreign investors is easy to see. Its economy grew by 8.8% in the year to the second … Continue reading
The International Institute for Strategic Studies holds a book launch debate on The Day After Tomorrow: A Handbook on the Future of Economic Policy in the Developing World with Otaviano Canuto, head of poverty reduction and economic management at the World … Continue reading