Econometric Estimation of Labor Productivity in the Brazilian Manufacturing Sector in the 2000s: a Kaldorian Approach

In the 2000-2008 period, which covers the analysis of this paper, while the average real GDP growth in Brazil was 3.7 percent per year, labor...
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A Articulação das Políticas Industrial e Comercial nas Economias em Desenvolvimento Contemporâneas: Uma Discussão Analática

The article discusses the importance of the connection between industrial and trade policies within the current process of globalization in the world...
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Economic development and stagnation in Brazil (1950-2011)

Labor productivity growth in Brazil, after showing positive annual rates between 1950 and 1979, became stagnant after 1980. We decompose, calculate...
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The BRICS’s Economic Growth Performance before and after the International Financial Crisis

The aim of this paper is to shed some light on the issue of why some BRICS countries are doing much better than others after the international...
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As Fontes de Mudança da Eficiência Técnica da Indústria Brasileira Após a Liberalização Comercial: uma Estimação Econométricas por Dados de Plantas

O artigo apresenta evidências empíricas acerca dos impactos da liberalização comercial sobre a evolução da eficiência técnica da indústria...
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Política Industrial após a Liberalização do Comércio Exterior: O Debate Teórico Contemporâneo

Uma vez consolidado o processo de liberalização comercial, ainda subsistem argumentos robustos que justifiquem a adoção de políticas industriais...
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Uma Proposta de Política Industrial para o Brasil: Objetivos, Critérios e Setores Prioritários

Este artigo pretende apontar e analisar os objetivos, critérios, escolha de setores prioritários e contrapartidas necessários para a...
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Os Impactos da Liberalização Comercial sobre o Padrão de Comércio Exterior Brasileiro

This paper analyses the main effects of the Brazilian trade liberalization on the technical efficiency of the manufacturing industry and the trade...
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Overcoming the “impossible trinity”: towards a mix of macroeconomic policy instruments for sustaining economic development in Brazil

Although there have been more than twelve years since high inflation was eliminated and a floating exchange rate regime was introduced in Brazil in...
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Overvaluation trend of the Brazilian currency in the 2000s: empirical estimation

The aim of this paper is to discuss the trend of overvaluation of the Brazilian currency in the 2000s, presenting an econometric model to estimate...
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As armadilhas do tripé da política macroeconômica brasileira

Este artigo analisa o chamado tripé da política macroeconômica brasileira, que desde 1999 tem combinado um regime de metas de inflação, um...
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Liberal versus neo-developmental convention to growth: Why has Brazil shown a poor performance since the 1980s?

The main goal of our paper is to provide analytical arguments to explain why Brazil has not been able to restore its long-term capacity for economic...
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Liberalização Comercial e Eficiência Econômica: A Experiência Brasileira

A tese analisa o processo de liberalização comercial no Brasil nos anos de 1990, procurando avaliar, sobretudo, se os resultados alcançados...
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Há evidências de desindustrialização no Brasil?

Are There evidences of deindustrialization in Brazil? This paper aims at analyzing the theoretical concept of deindustrialization, and evaluating if...
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Structural change, catching up and falling behind in the BRICS: A comparative analysis based on trade patterns and Thirlwall’s law

The acronym BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China), which later became BRICS with the inclusion of South Africa, was first coined by the Goldman...
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The Trend of the Real Exchange Rate Overvaluetion in Open Emerging Economies: The Case of Brazil

The opinions expressed in this study are those of the authors and do not reflect the views of the Brazilian government and the BNDES. The authors are...
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The BRICS’s Economic Growth Performance before and after the International Financial Crisis

The aim of this paper is to shed some light on the issue of why some BRICS countries are doing much better than others after the international...
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Estratégias de Desenvolvimento em Países de Industrialização Retardatária: Modelos Teóricos, a Experiência do Leste Asiático e Lições para o Brasil

O artigo rediscute o problema da “estratégia do desenvolvimento econômico” à luz dos principais modelos teóricos (neoclássico e...
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The case for reindustrialisation in developing countries: towards the connection between the macroeconomic regime and the industrial policy in Brazil

The majority of economic literature tends to discuss economic development issues by analysing the industrial policy and other long-term development...
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The structure and competitiveness of the Brazilian

This article analyses changes in the structure and competitiveness of the Brazilian capital goods industry since the early 1990s and proposes a...
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Macroeconomic policies in Brazil before and after the 2008 global financial crisis: Brazilian policy-makers still trapped in the New Macroeconomic Consensus guidelines

Even though the New Macroeconomic Consensus (NMC) guidelines have been under review by mainstream economists from developed countries since the 2008...
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Structural change and economic development: is Brazil catching up or falling behind?

We present a Kaldor–Thirlwall theoretical and empirical framework on the basic driving forces of the behaviour of productivity and economic...
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