The Political Construction of Brazil

2017. An encompassing analysis of Brazil’s society, economy and politics since the Independence. A national-dependent interpretation. Three historical cycles of the relation state-society: State and Territorial Integration Cycle (1822-1929), Nation and Development Cycle (1930-1977) and Democracy and Social Justice Cycle (1977-2010). Crisis since then. (Book: Lynne Rienner Publishers)

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Macroeconomia Desenvolvimentista

2016. With José Luis Oreiro e Nelson Marconi. Our more complete analysis of Developmental Macroeconomics – the central economic theory within New Developmentalism. (book)

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Neoliberalismo e sua crise


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After the demise of neoliberalism, a third developmental capitalism?

2017. The first developmentalism was mercantilism, the second, Fordism, which was a progressive class coalition. After the 2008 Crisis neoliberalism turned demoralized, state intervention increased, and a third developmentalism is looming, but it will be a conservative capitalism due to the competition of China and other developing countries.



Rentier-financier neoliberal capitalism

Capítulo de livro que está sendo escrito, Rentiers' Capitalism. Março 2020.





Neoliberalismo e nacionalismo de direita: rumos divergentes

2019. Palestra em Diálogos Luso-Brasileiros, Lisboa (Apresentação de slides)



Neoliberalismo e nacionalismo de direita: rumos divergentes no mundo rico e no Brasil

2019. Diálogos Luso-Brasileiros, ciclo de conferências realizados pelo Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão (ISEG) da Universidade de Lisboa, 4 de novembro de 2019.



Secular stagnation, low growth, and financial instability

2019. Secular stagnation of contemporary capitalism is associated to low productiviity, profits achieved through monopoly power, profusion of capitals, and the successful competition of some developing countries. (Paper)



Para além do capitalismo neoliberal: as alternativas políticas

2019. Com Cícero Araújo. The neoliberal project failed. Is the alternative project - a developmental project - to succeed in the framework of globalization? (Paper: Dados)



Capitalismo financeiro-rentista

2018. Rentiers, the inheritors of the entrepreneurs, and financiers, a special type of technobureaucrats, are the fuling classes in contemporary capitalism; neoliberalism is their ideology. The financiers manage the wealth of the idle rentiers and act as organic intellectuals of this very narrow class coalition. (Revista de Estudos Avançados,USP)



A alternativa ao neoliberalismo e ao fascismo

2018.9 - Dois candidatos de centro-esquerda, Ciro Gomes e Fernando Haddad, são hoje a alternativa ao neoliberalismo e ao fascismo. (Nota no Facebook)



O fim do mundo que conhecemos

12.7.2018. O mundo que conheci foi o da vitória contra o nazismo, a social-democracia nos Anos Dourados do Capitalismo e o retrocesso neoliberal. Agora vejo um nacionalismo populista de direita surgir.



The two forms of capitalism: developmentalism and economic liberalism

2017. Capitalism and the state are either developmental, or liberal. Developmentalism and economic liberalism are two forms of coordinating capitalism. Capitalism was born developmental anywhere, in England or in the US, in Germany or in Brazil, in Japan or in China. (paper: Brazilian Journal of Political Economy)



Rentier-financier capitalism

2018. Rentiers, the inheritors of the entrepreneurs, and financiers, a special type of technobureaucrats, are the fuling classes in contemporary capitalism; neoliberalism is their ideology. The financiers manage the wealth of the idle rentiers and act as organic intellectuals of this very narrow class coalition. (Paper to be published)



Interesse, neoliberalismo e cinismo

2018. In the past, the individualism that is associated to liberal capitalism was tempered by socialism, democracy, nationalism and republicanism. Since capitalism turned neoliberal it turned radically individualistic and unjust. (Essay to be published)



Afinal, a estagnação secular do capitalismo?

2018. Survey of the recent debate on the secular stagnation of capitalism, in special, Robert J. Gordon, The Rise and Fall of American Growth. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016.



Secular stagnation in the framework of rentier-financier capitalism and globalization

2017. Rentier-financier capitalism is in economic crisis since 2008 and in political crisis since 2016. The secular stagnation issue was brought again to the fore, in so far as capitalism turned again liberal (instead of developmental) since 1980. But it is more likely that rich countries will face low growth, financial instability, and increasing inequality, unless they are able to criticize economic liberalism. (Paper for Berlin conference)



Managerial reform and legitimization of the social state

2017. A central objective of the 1995 Managerial Reform of the State was to turn more efficient the large social services, and so, legitimize the Social State defined in the 1988 Constitution. Paper Portuguese version available



Reforma gerencial e legitimação do Estado Social

2017. Este artigo relaciona três fatos históricos novos após a II Guerra Mundial: o surgimento do estado social ainda nos anos 1940, sua contestação por uma ideologia neoliberal rentista e financista que se torna dominante a partir dos anos 1980, e a formulação e adoção da reforma gerencial como uma forma de legitimar o estado social ante o ataque que estava sofrendo, tornando a provisão dos seus grandes serviços sociais universais mais eficientes. English version available.



The political crisis of globalization

2016. National solidarity, first, and social-democracy, later on, have mitigated Capitalist exploitation. The demise of these two institutions led global capitalism to the present political crisis. (essay)



La crise politique du néo-libéralisme dans les pays avancés et la régression néo-libérale au Brésil

2016. La globalisation, le capitalisme des rentiers et de financiers, et l'idéologie néolibérale ont été dominantes entre 1979 et 2008. Ces ont été les Années Néolibéraux du Capitalisme. Mais ce temps là est fini.





Modernidade neoliberal

2014. A critical survey of the recent analysis of modernity. Major sociologists take as modernity what is, rather, expressions of the recent and failed neoliberal distortion of democratic capitalism. (Paper: Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais)



Inequality and the phases of capitalism

2013. How did inequality vary along the history of capitalism? Which were the phases, and the role of technical progress? Why inequality increased since the 1980s in rich countries? (Paper in Forum for Social Economics)



The hegemony constraints in the neoliberal years of capitalism

2013. The neoliberal policy regime was defined by economic, political and "hegemony" constraints, but while not complying with first two implies malfunctioning of the system, the non compliance of hegemony constraints just means that the interest of the neoliberal class coalition were not served. (Paper in edited book)



Os empresários industriais brasileiros depois do fim da hegemonia neoliberal

2013. With Eli Diniz. Brazilian industrialist ceased to be part of the dominant political coalition from the late 1980s to the the mid 2000s. Yet, since the Lula administration, the emergence of a new developmentalism, and the 2008 collapse of neoliberalism, they are again being heard in Brazil. Actualized version of a previous paper. Also available German version. (To be published in edited book)



After the neoliberal hegemony constraint

Conference at the symposium "Economic Crisis and Policy Regimes" at the Waseda University, Tokyo. (slide presentation)



Amérique Latine : après les années néolibérales, l'État développementiste est-il de retour?

2012, com Daniela Theuer. After the failure of neoliberal reforms the developmental state is again being built in Latin America. Yet the task is extremely.difficult, particularly in the poorer countries. (Paper: Recherches Internationales). English and improved version available.



Brasil, sociedade nacional-dependente

2012. An overview o Brazil since the independence. An interpretation of Brazil considering the political pacts or class coalitions and the growth strategies. (Paper: Novos Estudos, Cebrap)



Bresser-Pereira e os intelectuais platonistas

2012. Bresser-Pereira critica intelectuais do neoliberalismo e fala do novo desenvolvimentismo (Entrevista a Bruno de Pierro).



De volta ao desenvolvimentismo (Folha, 26.09.11)

2011. O Brasil está voltando a se comportar como nação independente ao perceber o equívoco do neoliberalismo. (Articles: Folha de S.Paulo)



EUA desenvolvimentistas? (Folha, 19.06.11)

2011. Os EUA demoraram mais para perceber que um Estado fraco não gera um mercado forte. Foi preciso a crise financeira brutal de 2008. (article: Folha de S.Paulo)



A developmentalist United States? (Folha, 19.06.11)

2011. The United States took longer to realize that a weak State does not generate a strong market. They needed the brutal financial crisis of 2008 to wake up. (Article: Folha de S. Paulo)



As duas fases da história e as fases do capitalismo

2011. The capitalist revolution is a major economic and social change that divides the history of mankind in two parts, as it opens room to development. Capitalist development, on its hand, follows a number o phases or stages. (Paper: Crítica e Sociedade)



A crise financeira global e depois: um novo capitalismo?

2010. The 2008 financial crisis was caused by the deregulation promoted by neoliberal and financialized capitalism with the support of neoclassical economics. (Paper: Novos Estudos Cebrap).



The 2008 financial crisis and neoclassical economics

2010. The 2008 financial crisis was caused by the deregulation promoted by neoliberal and financialized capitalism with the support of neoclassical economics. (Paper: Revista de Economia Política)



The global financial crisis and a new capitalism?

2009. The 2008 financial crisis was caused by the deregulation promoted by neoliberal and financialized capitalism with the support of neoclassical economics. (Paper: Journal of Post Keynesian Economics)



Crise vem de falha reacionária (Site do PNUD, 18.9.09)

2009. Ex-ministro Bresser-Pereira afirma que neoliberalismo é o culpado da crise e que estado deve terceirizar serviços para ser mais eficiente (Entrevista a Mariana Desidério).



América Latina: profundización del antineoliberalismo o restauración conservadora

2009. América Latina se ha caracterizado en esta década por un viraje espectacular que la ha trasformado de territorio privilegiado de políticas neoliberales en el eslabón más frágil de la cadena neoliberal (Emir Sader).



Assalto ao Estado e ao mercado, neoliberalismo e teoria econômica

2009. Neliberalism did not attack just the state but also markets, since they depend on state regulation. Neoclassical economics was the meta-ideology offering "scientific" support to neoliberalism. (Essay: Estudos Avançados).



El asalto al Estado y al mercado: neoliberalismo y teoría económica

2009. Neliberalism did not attack just the state but also markets, since they depend on state regulation. Neoclassical economics was the meta-ideology offering "scientific" support to neoliberalism. (Paper in Nueva Sociedad)





A crise financeira global

2009. A escala da crise financeira global demanda que reavaliemos a política econômica e a filosofia que nos trouxe até esse ponto. (Kevin Rudd).



É tempo de olhar além do capitalismo

2009. O Fórum Social Mundial tem uma tarefa urgente e crucial: procurar uma resposta na social democracia para a crise global do capitalismo agora em curso e incentivar um controle democrático do Estado e da economia, ao redor do mundo. (Entrevista de Walden Bello para Alejandro Kirk).



O novo desenvolvimentismo e a ortodoxia convencional

2007. Paper comparing three growth strategies: old or national-developmentalism, new developmentalism, and Washingtons conventional orthodoxy - actually a form of neutralizing the catching up of medium income countries. English and Spanish versions available. (Paper: Revista São Paulo em Perspectiva)





The new developmentalism and conventional orthodoxy

2006. Paper comparing three growth strategies old or national-developmentalism, new developmentalism, and Washingtons conventional orthodoxy - actually a form of neutralizing the catching up of medium income countries. An improved version available with the title "Macroeconomics of stagnation and new developmentalism".(Paper Economie Appliquée).



The Second Washington Consensus and Latin Americas Quasi-Stagnation

2004. With Carmen Varela. Latin Americas quasi-stagnation in the 1990s can be explained principally by the growth cum foreign savings strategy. (Paper: Journal of Post Keynesian Economics)




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