Tag Archives: Financial Times

Is Gap snubbing Brazil?

The Financial Times piece “There is a big Gap in Brazil” tells us some reasons why GAP is not excited about the Brazilian market. High import taxes and not so expressive GDP growth are some of the reasons. “Some simple … Continue reading

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Brazilian university ranked among the best business schools in the world

It is not everyday that a Brazilian university is ranked among the 5 best in the world by an international and respected newspaper. The Financial Times ranked Fundação Dom Cabral  fifth overall in the FT’s executive education ranking, and third for customized courses. FDC … Continue reading

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The Best Business Schools in Sao Paulo

If you want to study in a business school in Brazil, you should head to Sao Paulo. I see Sao Paulo as the Brazilian version of New York (with a Big Italy neighborhood and many other differences). Even an Argentinean … Continue reading

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The debate around Belo Monte dam in the Amazon

“In order for the Brazilian economy to grow around 5 per cent per year in the next few years, Brazil needs to add 5,000 megawatts per year to its installed capacity” said Mauricio Tolmasquim, of the Brazilian government’s Energy Research … Continue reading

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Lula’s Legacy

Brazil’s charismatic (now ex) president Lula has been perceived as a great leader worldwide. Obama called him “the man” and Fidel Castro ” dear comrade”; in Brazil, after 8 years in power, his popularity rate was above 80%, demolishing the … Continue reading

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