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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Entre o Estado e o mercado: o público não-estatal

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira e Nuria Cunill Grau

In Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos e Nuria Cunill Grau, orgs, O Público Não-Estatal na Reforma do Estado. Rio de Janeiro: Editora FGV, 1999: 15-48.


1999. Non profit organizations are 'public non-state organizations'. Although regulated by private law, they are public to the extent that are oriented to the public interests. We have basically two types of public non-state organizations: the service organizations, as universities and hospitals, and the social-control or advocacy organizations, usually denominated NGOs. This distinction is relevant, although relative, since public non-state organization have always a service and a political advocacy aspect.


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