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Inequality, Democracy, and Growth in Brazil: A Country at by Marcos Mendes

By Marcos Mendes

In phrases obtainable to non-economists, Marcos José Mendes describes the methods democracy and inequality produce low progress within the brief and medium phrases. within the long run, he argues that Brazil has paths in entrance of it. One is to create the stipulations essential to strengthen fiscal functionality and force the rustic towards a excessive point of improvement. the opposite is to fail in untying the political knot that blocks development, leaving it a middle-income state. The resource of his contrasting futures for Brazil is inequality, which he demonstrates is a proper variable in any dialogue of monetary progress. Inequality illuminates reasons of seemingly-unconnected difficulties. This booklet, together with freely-accessible records and datasets, is the 1st in-depth research of a topic that delivers to develop into more and more prominent.

  • Contrasting visions of Brazil’s destiny defined in financial terms
  • Easy-to-understand graphs and tables illustrate analytical arguments
  • All Excel-based information to be had on a freely-accessible website

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