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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Inflação e lucros da empresa (A coreção monetária de balanços)

1964. With Sylvio Luiz Bresser-Pereira. The indexation or monetary correction of financial statements. A proposal. See also 1976 article. (Paper: Revista de Administração de Empresas)

Os três tipos de propaganda

1963. There are three types of adverting: information adverting, repetion advertising, and emotion and enchantment advertising. (Paper: Revista de Administração de Empresas)

O empresário industrial e a Revolução Brasileira

1963. Since 1930 Brazilian entrepreneurs associated themselves with workers and public bureaucrats to promote Brazilian industrialization. Yet, in the 1950s historical new facts conduced to the collapse of this developmental political pact, and the breaking up of a major political crisis. (Paper: Revista de Administração de Empresas)

Centralização e Descentralização

1963. The concepts of centralization and decentralization discussed.(Chapter 3 of Introdução à Organização Burocrática)

O processo de descentralização

1963. Alfred Slowan's model of functional descentralized organization (today called "matricial organization") clearly presented.(Chapter 4 of Introdução à Organização Burocrática).

The rise of middle class and middle management in Brazil

1962. A new salaried middle class is emerging in Brazil as a consequence of the Industrial Revolution that began in 1930. The Portuguese version appeared as Chapter 3 of Desenvolvimento e Crise no Brasil (1968). (Paper: Journal of Inter-American Studies).

Desenvolvimento econômico e o empresário

1962. In contemporary capitalism Schumpeterian entrepreneurs remain significant, but in the large business enterprises innovation is the outcome of senior executives colectively involved in entrepreneurial activity. (Paper: Revista de Administração de Empresas)

Programming marketing effort

1961. The characteristics of a marketing program discussed. (Term paper: Michigan State University)

A philosophy of economic development for a Brazilian school of business administration

1961. A Brazilian business school like FGV/SP should have an explicit economic development orientation. (Term paper: Michigan State University)

Esboço de uma Ideologia Comum das Sociedades Industriais Modernas

1959. My first paper at Getulio Vargas Foundation. Despite major conflicts, in a higher level of abstraction industrial societies share a common ideology. (Published only here)

Estímulos externos e desenvolvimento

1958. My first paper or quasi-paper. It was written to the discussion group, "Porão", formed mostly by collegues of JUC (Juventude Universitária Católica), and coordinated by Jorge da Cunha Lima. (Paper published as FGV/SP apostila and here)

Development Economics and the World Bank's Identity Crisis

1995. A discussion of development economics ideas and of Word Bank's neo-liberal turn in the early 1980s. Portuguese version available.(Paper: Review of International Political Economy)

Reformas Econômicas em Democracias Recentes: uma abordagem social-democrata

1994. With José María Maravall and Adam Przeworski. The neoliberal economic reforms enacted by Latin America’s and Eastern Europe’s new democracies have proven inefficient and at times even ineffective. This derives both from a lack of political support and from the dogmatic orthodoxy adopted. English version available.(Paper: Dados).

Uma interpretação da América Latina: a crise do Estado

1993. Since 1980 Latin American faced a debt crisis and a crisis of the state, which was also a crisis of the developmentalist interpretation. Now, two competing interpretations are present: the neoliberal Washington Consensus and the fiscal crisis of the state approach. English and French versions available. This is a preliminary version of my chapter in Economic Reforms in New Democracies, 1993. The "fiscal crisis approach" anticipates the 2003 "new developmentalism". (Paper: Novos Estudos CEBRAP )*

De volta ao capital mercantil

1988. A critique of Caio Prado Jr.'s application of the concept of mercantilist capitalism to Brazil after 1930; and also a critique of mercantilist (patrimonial) practices in the Sarney administration. (Paper in book edited by Maria Angela D'Incao)

Inflação inercial e Plano Cruzado

1986. Paper written a four months after the Cruzado Plan was lauched to control inertial inflation. The two main dangers the plan was facing were relative prices desiquilibria left by the plan and an increasing budget deficit. "Inflação inercial e choque heterodoxo in Brazil" written with Y.Nakano is a similar work. English version available.(Paper: Revista de Economia Política)

As Contradições da Inflação Brasileira

1980. Brazilian inflation is consequence of distributive conflict involving the transference of income from the poor to the rich. Monopolist and monopsonist power facilitates such transference. (Paper: Encontros com a Civilização Brasileira)

Problemas da agricultura brasileira e suas causas

1964. An large picture of the Brazilian agriculture in the early 1960s.(Paper: Journal of Inter-American Studies)

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