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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Common currency and economic integration in Mercosur

2010. With Marcio Holland. Latin America integration, particularly Mercorsul, would be strengthened if there was a common currency. We should work on this direction. (Paper : Journal of Post Keynesian Economics.



Doha e a hegemonia perdida (Folha, 11.8.08)

2008. Brazil lost because the round was beneficial to us, but the poor countries under the leadership of India, gained. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



The political economy of trade, finance, and the exchange rate

2007. Trade cannot be de-linked from finance because the exchange rate represents a major intersection between the two field. Yet, the exchange rate is forgotten in international trade and in economic growth courses, and in trade negotiations at WTO. Countries that have reserve currencies abhor taking on the exchange rate (Intervention at UNCTAD seminar)



Tarifa x câmbio (Folha, 02.07.07)

2007. The Dutch disease is appreciating dangerously the real. Tarifs are an incomplete but effective way of neutralizing such major market failure. The Brazilin authorities are correct in rejectind the Doha negotiatins. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Globalização comercial e financeira (Folha, 29.01.07)

2007. Commercial globalization is a major opportunity for developing countries, financial globalization, a disaster. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



México e Mercosul (Folha, 19.06.06)

2006. As Mexico is in NAFTA, Mercosul does not have interest in having it as a member. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).



Um outro basta? (Folha, 21.11.05)

2005. Brazil said 'basta' to Alca, and may say the same to WTO and the Doha Round. It is better to say that than to have a disastrous agreement as it was the Urugay Round for developing countries. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



Do Mercosul à integração americana

1992. Com Vera Thorstensen. Brazil is going through an important moment in its international relations and foreign trade policies. English version available. (Paper: Política Externa)



From Mercosul to the American integration

1992. With Vera Thorstensen. Brazil is going through an important moment in its international relations and foreign trade policies. Portuguese version available. (Paper: published in ECLAC/IDB edited book)



Integração Latino-Americana ou Americana?

1991. Brazil should consider President Bush's proposal of an American economic integraton. (Paper: Novos Estudos Cebrap).




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