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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Neutralizing the Dutch disease

2020. A retention or tax on the export of commodities will neutralize the Dutch disease and assure to the manufacturing industry equal conditions in the competion with other countries. The tax will not represent a buden to the exporters, because they receive back their money on the form of depreciation of the real. (Paper: Journal of Post Keynesian Economics)

Formação do estado-nação e Revolução Capitalista

This paper searches to summarize this historical process in Europe, the rise of the city-states, the absolute monarchies, and eventually the formation of the nation-state and the industrial revolution. (Paper)

An alternative to the middle-income trap

2020. Com Eliane Cristina de Araújo e Samuel Costa Peres. This paper offers an alternative explanation to the slow-down observed in the growth of developing countries.

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.

Estratégias de desenvolvimento e coalização de classes na obra de Bresser-Pereira

José Luis Oreiro (2015) Pela originalidade e abrangência da obra, A Construção Política do Brasil é leitura obrigatória para a disciplina de economia brasileira nos cursos de economia no Brasil.

A new theoretical framework: New Developmentalism

2020. New Developmentalism is a theoretical framework being defined since the early 2000s. It is a political economy and a development macroeconomics that originates from Development Economics and Post-Keynesian Macroeconomics. (Paper in Challenge,)

Why did democracy become consolidated only in the twentieth century?

2011. (Paper) The final version of this paper is Democracy and capitalist revolution,but I decided to conserve this earlier version.

Medeiros's critique to New Developmentalism and Bresser-Pereira's response

2020-Carlos Medeiros' critique to the new-developmental theory and Bresser-Pereira's response in the same issue of ROKE.

The Golden Age of capitalism

Capítulo do Livro que está sendo escrito, Rentiers' Capitalism. March 2020.

Rentier-financier neoliberal capitalism

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

New Developmentalism: development macroeconomics for middle income countries

2019. This is the best summary of the economics and political economy of New Developmentalism. (Cambridge Journal of Economics)

The liberalisation trap

2019. Latin America was not caught in the 'middle-income trap" but into the "1980s' liberalization trap", while East Asia overcome its middle-income condition and are today rich countries, or, in the case of China, heading to become so. (Paper: Challenge)

Modelos de estado desarrollista

2019. All industrial revolutions happened in the framework of a developmental state. We can distinguish in history four basic models of developmental state. English version available. (Papers)

Models of developmental state

2019. All industrial revolutions happened in the framework of a developmental state. We can distinguish in history four basic models of developmental state. Spanish version available(Papers)

Principles on New Developmentalism

2019. Fifteen principles that summarized New Developmentalism. A collective document which counted with the collaboration of several economists and political scientists.

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.

Teorias do Estado e do estado-nação

2019. Hypothetical-deductive and historico-deductive theories of state. (Class notes)

Macroeconomia Novo-Desenvolvimentista, 2018

2019. Sumary of New Developmentalism's development macroeconomics (a work in progress) as it standed in the end of 2018. (paper in edited book)

The Organizational Revolution and the phases of capitalism

2019. The Industrial Revolution made capital the dominant production relation in entrepreneurs' capitalism; the Second Industrial Revolution and the associated organizational revolution promoted the shift from the strategic factor of production of capital to technical and administrative knowledge and made the emergence of the managerial class a definitive historical phenomenon. (Chapter of book being written)

Desenvolvimento, sofisticação produtiva, valor-trabalho e salários

2019. Economic growth involves increase of real wages. Which are not detemined by the subsistence level of the workers but from their cost of reproduction that increase with the value-added per capita, while the profit rate remains satisfying - enough to lead companies to invest. Paper (Nova Economia)

Nacionalismo econômico e desenvolvimentismo

2018. Developmentalism is the twin brother of economic nationalism, as it is the ideology of development geared toward industrialization that assumes a moderate state intervention in the economy and the defense of national interest in a world in which competition between nations is stronger than cooperation. Paper (Economia e Sociedade)

Brazil's macroeconomic policy institutions, quasi-stagnation, and the interest rate - exchange rate trap

2017. The Brazilian economy is quasi stagnant since the 1980s it dos not have public savings to finance public investments, and because, since 1990, it is caught in a high interest rate-overvalued currency trap that makes the competent industrial firms not competitive and unable to invest. (Paper in Handbook)

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)

Why, from the 1980s, did East Asia continue to grow while Latin America fall behind?

2019. Latin America was not bcaught in the 'middle-income trap" but into the "1980s' liberalization trap", while East Asia overcome its middle-income condition and are today rich countries, or, in the case of China, heading to become so. (paper)

What institutions make capitalism unjust?

2019. A society is just when economic and political inequality is reasonably low. Institutions that assure civil and political rights are able to eliminate legal privileges by making everybody equal before the law, but they are less effective in reducing economic inequality, which is embedded in the structure of society.

Revolução Capitalista e desenvolvimento

2019. The Capitalist Revolution envelops the Commercial Revolution, the formation of the nation-states, and the industrial revolution. England was the first nation to "complete" it. After each country makes the Capitalist Revolution, economic development begins and turns self-sustained. (paper)

Direitos republicanos e a captura 'legal' do Estado brasileiro

2018. Direitos republicanos são os direitos que cada cidadão tem de que o patrimônio público seja utilizado para fins públicos. (article: Revista do Serviço Público)

The rise of a new developmental macroeconomics for middleincome countries: From classical to new developmentalism

2018. New developmentalism was born from classical developmentalism and post-Keynesian macroeconomics. This paper tels this history. Is a good introduction do new developmentalism. (Paper)

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)

Pontos sobre o surgimento e evolução do Estado moderno

2018. Estes pontos pretendem constituir uma teoria histórica do Estado e ser uma alternativa à teoria contratualista.

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)

Growth and distribution: a revised classical model

2018. The phases of capitalist development having as criteria the variables of Marx's model of the falling tendency of the rate of profit. It actualizes the book Lucro, Acumulação e Crise (1986). (Paper in the Brazilian Journal of Political Economy)

Economic nationalism and developmentalism

2018. An encompassing paper on economic nationalism, its relation to developmentalism, and why it is a condition of growth in a world where nation-states rather compete than cooperate. (published paper)

A guide to my work

2017. A guide to the ones who may be interested in a general vision of the work of Bresser-Pereira.

The case for deindustrialization in developing countries: towards the connection between the macroeconomic regime and the industrial policy in Brazil

2017. With André Nassif and Carmem Feijó. A discussion on the connection between the macroeconomic regime and industrial policy, both oriented to reindustrialisation and catching up. (Paper for the Cambridge Journal of Economics)

Reindustrialização versus juro alto e câmbio apreciado

22017. The science and technology community's competent efforts are neutralized by the overvalued exchange rate, which discourage investment and techical progress.

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.

Como sair do regime liberal de política econômica e da quase-estagnação desde 1990

2017 - Since 1990, the Brazilian economy is quasi-stagnant under a liberal economic policy regime. Rentier-financier liberalism is incompatible with growth, because it keeps interest rates very high and the exchange rate overvalued in the long-term. (Paper: Estudos Avançados).

How to neutralize the Dutch disease notwithstanding the natural resource curse

2017. The Dutch disease is an economic problem that a simple economic policy may resolve, while the natural resource curse is a political-cultural problem very difficult to resolve. Paper presented in St. Petersburg.

Desenvolvimento econômico, sofisticação produtiva e valor-trabalho

2017. Em países em desenvolvimento a sofisticação produtiva e o aumento da produtividade podem ser melhor explicados pela transferência de trabalhadores e técnicos para os setores mais sofisticados, do que pelos rendimentos crescentes, que são mais relevantes para os países ricos.

Democracy and growth in pre-industrial countries

2015. Pre-industrial countries are supposed to realize their capitalist revolution in a global political famework that requires that they are democratic. But today's rich and middle income countries made it while their regimes was authoritarian. (Texto para Discussão EESP/FGV n.410, january 2016). Publicado no Brazilian Journal of Political Economy.

Estado, estado-nação e formas de intermediação social

2017. This paper defines the state as the law system and the organization that guarantees and the nation-state as the political society formed by a nation, a state and a territory. Second, it discusses the forms of informal political intermediation between the state and society. (Revista Lua Nova)

La nueva teoria desarrollista: una sínteses

2017. As a theoretical system, new developmentalism originates from classical developmentalism (development economics) and from post-Keynesian macroeconomics. It contains a macroeconomics, a beginning of a microeconomics, and a political economy. (Revista Economia UNAM)

Models of developmental state

2016. All industrial revolutions happened in the framework of a developmental state. We can distinguish in history four basic models of developmental state. Portuguese version available.(Texto p/ Discussão)

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)

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