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Brazilian top university aims international presence

Following the example of other universities around the world, the University of São Paulo (USP) launches an unprecedented program of internationalization. The program, called: “USP International” aims to strengthen the University’s presence abroad with offices in London, Boston and Singapore. Thinking about … Continue reading

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Brazil: Embracing Globalization?

Almost ten years ago Laura Alfaro wrote a Harvard Business School case about Brazil’s challenges regarding globalization. I am curious to know what does she make of what has happened so far. Here are her arguments: In 2001, Brazil stands … Continue reading

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Brazilian companies getting more “global” in February

Brazilian companies appetite for investments abroad is growing again. In February, the Brazilian Central Bank index IBD (Brazilian direct investment) hit US$ 4,2 billions.  With this result, Central Bank has already revised its forecasts for the year; now they expects an … Continue reading

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