Brazil on the World Economic History Congress (Kyoto 2015)

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 approach, we realize that Brazil leads the interest in Latin America, as it would beContinue reading “Brazil on the World Economic History Congress (Kyoto 2015)”

Brazil has what China wants…

A money manager in Brazil once said to me, “Brazil has what China wants and is willing to sell it.” How much does this summarize the growth of the commodity sector in Brazil? Condemned to prosperity Nov 12th 2009 From The Economist print edition Brazil has learned to love its commodity sector NOT many countriesContinue reading “Brazil has what China wants…”