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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Pontos sobre o surgimento e evolução do Estado moderno

2018. Estes pontos pretendem constituir uma teoria histórica do Estado e ser uma alternativa à teoria contratualista.





The two forms of capitalism: developmentalism and economic liberalism

2017. Capitalism and the state are either developmental, or liberal. Developmentalism and economic liberalism are two forms of coordinating capitalism. Capitalism was born developmental anywhere, in England or in the US, in Germany or in Brazil, in Japan or in China. (paper: Brazilian Journal of Political Economy)



Neutralizing the Dutch disease

2018. A retention or tax on the export of commodities will neutralize the Dutch disease and assure to the manufacturing industry equal conditions in the competion with other countries. The tax will not represent a buden to the exporters, because they receive back their money on the form of depreciation of the real. (Paper to be published)



Rentier-financier capitalism

2018. Rentiers, the inheritors of the entrepreneurs, and financiers, a special type of technobureaucrats, are the fuling classes in contemporary capitalism; neoliberalism is their ideology. The financiers manage the wealth of the idle rentiers and act as organic intellectuals of this very narrow class coalition. (Paper to be published)



Growth and distribution: a revised classical model

2018. The phases of capitalist development having as criteria the variables of Marx's model of the falling tendency of the rate of profit. It actualizes the book Lucro, Acumulação e Crise (1986). (Paper in the Brazilian Journal of Political Economy)



Economic nationalism and developmentalism

2018. An encompassing paper on economic nationalism, its relation to developmentalism, and why it is a condition of growth in a world where nation-states rather compete than cooperate. (published paper)



A guide to my work

2017. A guide to the ones who may be interested in a general vision of the work of Bresser-Pereira.



Reindustrialização versus juro alto e câmbio apreciado

22017. The science and technology community's competent efforts are neutralized by the overvalued exchange rate, which discourage investment and techical progress.



Secular stagnation in the framework of rentier-financier capitalism and globalization

2017. Rentier-financier capitalism is in economic crisis since 2008 and in political crisis since 2016. The secular stagnation issue was brought again to the fore, in so far as capitalism turned again liberal (instead of developmental) since 1980. But it is more likely that rich countries will face low growth, financial instability, and increasing inequality, unless they are able to criticize economic liberalism. (Paper for Berlin conference)





Managerial reform and legitimization of the social state

2017. A central objective of the 1995 Managerial Reform of the State was to turn more efficient the large social services, and so, legitimize the Social State defined in the 1988 Constitution. Paper Portuguese version available



Reforma gerencial e legitimação do Estado Social

2017. Este artigo relaciona três fatos históricos novos após a II Guerra Mundial: o surgimento do estado social ainda nos anos 1940, sua contestação por uma ideologia neoliberal rentista e financista que se torna dominante a partir dos anos 1980, e a formulação e adoção da reforma gerencial como uma forma de legitimar o estado social ante o ataque que estava sofrendo, tornando a provisão dos seus grandes serviços sociais universais mais eficientes. English version available.



Como sair do regime liberal de política econômica e da quase-estagnação desde 1990

2017 - Since 1990, the Brazilian economy is quasi-stagnant under a liberal economic policy regime. Rentier-financier liberalism is incompatible with growth, because it keeps interest rates very high and the exchange rate overvalued in the long-term. (Paper: Estudos Avançados).



How to neutralize the Dutch disease notwithstanding the natural resource curse

2017. The Dutch disease is an economic problem that a simple economic policy may resolve, while the natural resource curse is a political-cultural problem very difficult to resolve. Paper presented in St. Petersburg.



Brazil's 36 years-old quasi-stagnation and the interest rate-exchange rate trap

2017. The Brazilian economy is quasi stagnant from 1990, because since the 1980s it dos not have public savings to finance public investments, and because, since 1990, it is caught in a high interest rate-overvalued currency trap that makes the competent industrial firms not competitive and unable to invest.



Desenvolvimento econômico, sofisticação produtiva e valor-trabalho

2017. Em países em desenvolvimento a sofisticação produtiva e o aumento da produtividade podem ser melhor explicados pela transferência de trabalhadores e técnicos para os setores mais sofisticados, do que pelos rendimentos crescentes, que são mais relevantes para os países ricos.



Democracy and growth in pre-industrial countries

2017. Pre-industrial countries are supposed to realize their capitalist revolution in a global political famework that requires that they are democratic. But today's rich and middle income countries made it while their regimes was authoritarian. Publicado como Texto para Discussão



Democracy and growth in pre-industrial countries

2015. Pre-industrial countries are supposed to realize their capitalist revolution in a global political famework that requires that they are democratic. But today's rich and middle income countries made it while their regimes was authoritarian. (Texto para Discussão EESP/FGV n.410, january 2016). Publicado no Brazilian Journal of Political Economy.



La nueva teoria desarrollista: una sínteses

2017. As a theoretical system, new developmentalism originates from classical developmentalism (development economics) and from post-Keynesian macroeconomics. It contains a macroeconomics, a beginning of a microeconomics, and a political economy. (Revista Economia UNAM)



Estado, estado-nação e formas de intermediação social

2017. This paper defines the state as the law system and the organization that guarantees and the nation-state as the political society formed by a nation, a state and a territory. Second, it discusses the forms of informal political intermediation between the state and society. (Revista Lua Nova)



Models of developmental state

2016. All industrial revolutions happened in the framework of a developmental state. We can distinguish in history four basic models of developmental state. Portuguese version available.(Texto p/ Discussão)



The political crisis of globalization

2016. National solidarity, first, and social-democracy, later on, have mitigated Capitalist exploitation. The demise of these two institutions led global capitalism to the present political crisis. (essay)



Depois do capitalismo financeiro-rentista, mudança estrutural à vista?

2016. The Brexit, Donald Trump's election and the rise of the extreme right express the political crisis of globalization. National solidarity, first, and social-democracy, later on, have mitigated Capitalist exploitation. The demise of these two institutions led global capitalism to the present political crisis. (Paper: Novos Estudos)



Uma teoria de longo prazo dos salários

Capítulo VIII de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 115-131.



Modelo de desenvolvimento capitalista

Capítulo IX de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 132-139.



Etapas de desenvolvimento capitalista

Capítulo X de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 140-170.



Acumulação e capitalismo rentista

Capítulo XI de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 171-179.



Ondas longas e ciclos econômicos

Capítulo XII de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 183-223.



Acumulação e ciclo no capitalismo tecnoburocrático

Capítulo XIII de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 224-246.



Teoria novo-desenvolvimentista: uma síntese

2016. As a theoretical system, new developmentalism originates from classical developmentalism (development economics) and from post-Keynesian macroeconomics. It contains a macroeconomics, a beginning of a microeconomics, and a political economy. (Paper in Cadernos do Desenvolvimento.)



Composição orgânica do Capital e salários

Capítulo II de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 36-42



Os tipos de progresso técnico

Capítulo III de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 43-63



Progresso técnico e o teorema de Okishio

Capítulo IV de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 64-79.



As contratendências e o imperialismo

Capítulo V de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 83-88.



Historical models and economic syllogisms

2016. This paper proposes a classification of economic models into three types: historical, axiomatic, and conditional.



Why developing countries should not incur foreign debt: the Brazilian experience

2016. Paper with Thiago de Moraes Moreira. Current account deficits, even when financed by direct investments, hinder instead of enhance growth because the cause overvaluation of the national currency. (Paper in edited book to be published)



Um pacto popular-nacional desde 2006?

2012. The Lula and Dilma (first two years) administrations and the attempt to make a political pact with industrial entrepreneurs and the workers. (Editora 34: 2014). São Paulo, 24 de maio de 2012.



Reflecting on New Developmentalism and classical developmentalism

2015. New Developmentalism is a theory that was preceded by Classical Developmentalism. It focus on the equilibrium of five macroeconomic prices, and of the two macro accounts, particularly the current or external account.



Industrial policy and exchange rate skepticism

2015. With Fernando Rugitsky. Classical Developmentalism (Prebisch et al.) was skeptical in relation to exchange rate policy, preferring industrial policy on the form of high import taxes, while for New Developmentalism the neutralization of the tendency to the cyclical and chronic overvaluation of the exchange rate is the key policy to be adopted. (Paper Cambridge Journal of Economics)



Modelos de estado desenvolvimentista

2016. All industrial revolutions happened in the framework of a developmental state. We can distinguish in history four basic models of developmental state. (Paper to be published - TD-412). English version available.



The economics and the political economy of new-developmentalism

2017. A summary of new developmentalism - of its economic theory and of its political economy. The best that I have donne. (Paper to be published)



Du développementisme classique au nouveau développementisme

2016. Avec Eric Berr. A brief article relating New Developmentalism and economic growth. In French, in edited book.



Aldo Ferrer e a densidade de ser

2016. An homage to a major Argentinean developmental economist and great friend. (Essay)



State-society cycles and political pacts in a national-dependent society: Brazil

2015. Brazil is a national-dependent society. The three cycles of its independent history were, successively, "State and Territorial Integration", "Nation and Development" and "Democracy and Social Justice". Portuguese version available. (Paper, Latin America Research Review)



Brazil's 35 years-old quasi-stagnation: facts and theory

2015. Texto para Discussão 399. The Brazilian economy is quasi stagnant from 1990, because since the 1980s it dos not have public savings to finance public investments, and because, since 1990, it is caught in a high interest rate-overvalued currency trap that makes the competent industrial firms not competitive and unable to invest. (Discussion paper). More actualized version available.



The macroeconomic tripod and the Workers' Party administrations

2015. Since 2003 a developmental government tried change the perverse liberal tripod, but eventually failed, as it was victim of exchange rate and fiscal populism, while the international situation deteriorated. (Paper in edited book)



Um terceiro desenvolvimentismo na história?

2015. O liberalismo econômico demonstrou mais uma vez não ter condições de garantir crescimento satisfatório e estabilidade financeira, ao buscar coordenar as economias modernas.



Capital e organização no capitalismo tecnoburocrático

2014. Technobureaucratic or professionals' capitalism are adequate names to identify today's capitalism. It is a mixed social formation, where two relations of production - capital and organization - are present. (Paper: Tempo Social)



Developmental class coalitions: historical experiences and prospects

2015. With Marcus Ianoni. A theoretical discussion of developmental class coalitions, and its application in three experiences: mercantilism, Bismarkism, and the Golden Years of Capitalism. (Paper to be published in edited book - Texto para Discussão EESP/FGV n. 386)



A quase-estagnação brasileira e sua explicação novo-desenvolvimentista

2015. The Brazilian economy is quasi-stagnant since 1990 trade-liberalization, when trade liberalization dismantled the mechanism that neutralized the Dutch disease and the ensuing competitive disadvantage started up deindustrialization. Updated English version available. (Paper in book edited by Nelson Barbosa et al.)



Desenvolvimentistas, liberais, e sua preferência pelo consumo imediato

2014. Liberals as well as vulgar Keynesians show a preference for immediate consumption associated with an overvalued currency. (Paper: Crítica e Sociedade)



The new developmentalism

2014. (Paper in edited book)



Sovereignty, the exchange rate, collective deceit, and the Euro crisis

2014, with Pedro Rossi. The euro crisis is a internal exchange rate crisis; austerity is a costly and inhuman policy of internal depreciation. (paper, in the Journal of Post Keynesian Economiscs)



Modernidade neoliberal

2014. A critical survey of the recent analysis of modernity. Major sociologists take as modernity what is, rather, expressions of the recent and failed neoliberal distortion of democratic capitalism. (Paper: Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais)



Um estudo empírico da substituição da poupança interna pela externa no Brasil

2014. With Eliane Araújo and Paulo Gala. (Paper). Econometric comprovation of a high rate of substituition of foreign for domestic savings. (Paper in EconomiA, da ANPEC). English version available.



An empirical study of the substitution of foreign for domestic savings in Brazil

2014. With Eliane Araújo e Paulo Gala. Econometric comprovation of a high rate of substituition of foreign for domestic savings. (Paper: Revista EconomiA) Portuguese version available.




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