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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Modelo de desenvolvimento econômico a dois setores

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

Revista de Administração de Empresas 7(22), março 1967: 15-35.


An adaptation of Singer's model to middle income countries. The rate of development depends on the velocity the transference of man poer from agriculture to manufacturing. Given product/capital relation of 0.5 for manufacturing and 0.25 for agriculture, and 3% population growth, the investment rate required for a per capita GDP growth of 3% is between 18.2% and 18.8% of GDP.


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