The Global Forum on Agriculture begins today in Paris. Staged by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), it aims to identify how governments can speed agricultural development and tackle poverty and food insecurity. The program has very little on Brazil. No specific panel and only one representative from Universidade de Sao Paulo (Carlos Azzoni).
A very interesting blog post from a good economics blog, Zero Hedge. Although contemporaneous estimates of output gaps are somewhat elusive, the broad picture is clear: a growing portion of the global economy is facing inflation risks and the bulk of developed economies is no longer in the deflation danger zone. This uneven dynamic distributionContinue reading “Multi-Speed Recovery”
Why is it that the gap between rich and poor is so wide in both Brazil and America? Does education, especially private, play a similar role in both countries? Two Americas Nov 12th 2009 From The Economist print edition Brazil and the United States have more in common than they seem to LIVING in Brazil,Continue reading “America and Brazilian parallels”
This article in The Economist was published at the same time as the 2nd meeting of the BRIC nations in Brasilia. The article raises an interesting question of how cohesive the BRIC nations are beyond the original economic categorization. The BRICs The trillion-dollar club Brazil, Russia, India and China matter individually. But does it makeContinue reading “Current Status of BRICs”