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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Dónde están nuestros ingenieros?


2012. Enquanto mais de 80% da alta burocracia chinesa é formada de engenheiros, no Brasil não devem ser 10%. (Articles: La Onda digital)



Tragedia de los pueblos pobres en revolución (La Onda, 02.11)

2011. Las revoluciones son siempre realizadas por el pueblo, pero, muchas veces acaba, finalmente, derrotado. Sus esperanzas jamás se confirman. (La Onda digital).



No subestimar la justa Indignación de Medio Oriente (La Onda, 02.11)

2011. To avoid the possibility of an Islamic and, thus, nationalist dictatorship, they support a corrupt and dependent dictatorship. (Article La Onda digital)



Macroeconomía estructuralista del desarrollo: un segundo momento del estructuralismo Latinoamericano?

2012. With Paulo Gala. A summary of the structuralist development macroeconomics: the theory that is behind new developmentalism, the national development strategy required for catching up. Portuguese version available. (Paper only in this website).



Crisis: ciclo irracional de manías y euforias (La Onda, 12.10)

2010. The crisis as a whole shows a more general aspect: the governments of the States are more rational than the private agents and their enterprises. (La Onda digital)



Brasil: política externa altiva y activa (La Onda, 30.11.10)

2010. La decisión más importante de la diplomacia de Brasil fue rechazar el Alca sin entrar em conflicto com los EE.UU. (La Onda - digital)



Después de Grecia, qué? (La Onda, 18.6.10)

2010. No hay razón para que el mundo vuelva a sumergirse en la crisis.(Article: La Onda)



Irán- Brasil y la proliferación nuclear (La Onda)

2010. El mundo tiene problemas mucho más graves que la eventual entrada de Irán al club de las potencias nucleares.



Keynesianismo vulgar y el neo-desarrollismo (La Onda, 02.10)

2010. With José Luís Oreiro. Populist Keynesians are for chronic public deficits. Keynes only supported budget deficits in recession moments, and to finance investment, not current expenditures. (Article: La Onda digital).



Las raíces sociales de la política de Lula (La Onda, 02.10)

2010. No 1º mandato, Lula logrou o apoio da massa popular que, desde Collor, votava no candidato de direita (La Onda digital).



Lula, los empresarios, el nacionalismo y politica (La Onda)

2009. El Estado precisa, sin duda, de la crítica, pero no a expensas de desacreditar lo que se ha logrado. (La Onda)



La tendencia a la sobrevaluación del tipo de cambio

2009. Brazil as all developing countries is subjected to the tendency to the overvaluation of the exchange rate. Since 1991 Brazil stop neutralizing this tendency, and was stage of substitution of foreign for domestic savings, balance of payment crises and low growth. (Paper: Economía UNAM, México, Vol. 6, No. 18). Portuguese version available.



El asalto al Estado y al mercado: neoliberalismo y teoría económica

2009. Neliberalism did not attack just the state but also markets, since they depend on state regulation. Neoclassical economics was the meta-ideology offering "scientific" support to neoliberalism. (Paper in Nueva Sociedad)



Hay intereses exclusivos de Sudamérica con los EEUU y Canadá? (La Onda, 7.7.09)

2009. El concepto geográfico de América, o de las tres Américas, es naturalmente verdadero, pero, más allá de esto, qué significa América?



Ex ministro brasileño sugiere seguir ejemplo chino de mantener superávit por cuenta corriente (Xinhuanet, 3.4.09)

2009. Brazil should propose an internationally limit to current account deficits and surpluses. (Entrevista de Chen Weihua e Edgardo Loguercio to Xinhuanet).



Por qué el ahorro externo no promueve el crecimiento?

2008. With Paulo Gala. A formalization of the critique of the strategy of growth with foreign savings: the consequent exchange rate appreciation increases artificially wages and causes the substitution of domestic with foreign savings. Portuguese and English versions available. (Paper: Investigación Económica).



Estado y mercado en el nuevo desarrollismo

2007. This is a reduced version of a "Novo desenvolvimentismo e ortodoxia convencional". It compares three growth strategies: old or national-developmentalism, new developmentalism, and Washington,s conventional orthodoxy. Portuguese version available. (Paper: Nueva Sociedad)



Hay espacio para un nuevo desarrollismo (Pagina 12, 29.4.07)

2007. Large interview to José Natanson on new developmentalism, Brazil and Argentina. (Pagina 12).



El modelo estructural de gobernanza pública

2006. Revista del CLAD Reforma y Democracia, No. 36, Portuguese version available.(Paper: International Public Management Review). English version available (Paper: Revista de Administração Pública).



Sin coalición nacional no hay desarrollo en Latinoamérica - Reformar la gestión pública para contribuir al desarrollo (Diário de Centro América, 15.01.07)

2007. A national coalition is a condition to economic development in Latin America.(Article: Diario de Centro América, Guatemala).



El nuevo desarrollismo y la ortodoxia convencional

2007. Paper comparing three growth strategies: old or national-developmentalism, new developmentalism, and Washingtons conventional orthodoxy - actually a form of neutralizing the catching up of medium income countries. Portuguese and English versions available. (Paper: Economía Unam)



La paradoja de la izquierda en Brasil

2006. Why does the center-left win elections in Brazil but does not govern? Probabbly because the gap between civil society, which actually holds power, and the people is large. (Paper in edited book). Portuguese version available.



Izquierda nacional y empresarios en América Latina

2006. Businessmen may support a moderate left political party if this party is also national commited to national economic development. Portuguese version available.(Paper Nueva Sociedad).



De la Cepal y del Iseb a la teoría de la dependencia

2006. A critique of the two dependency theories (associated and super-exploration) which intended to be an alternative to ISEBs and ECLACs view of Latin American development. Only a third version - national-dependent theory - is consistent with the nation building and growth. Portuguese and English versions available.(Paper)



La reforma del estado brasileño y el desarrollo

2005. Bresser-Pereira and Regina Silvia Pacheco. Brazilian public administration is not so inefficient as it is commonly said. Public management reform is already playing a role in this process. Portuguese version available . (Article: Revista Política Colombiana)



Prefácio de Política y Gestión Pública

2004. Bureaucratic administration controls officials with tight regulation and supervision, but this proved inefficient. Democracy allowed for public management reform and the political control of bureaucrats.(Preface to the CLADs Cientific Council book Política y Gestión Pública)



Política y Gestión Pública (coletânea)

2004. With Cunill Grau, Garnier, Oszlak and Przeworski. The relations between politics and public management. Book by the members of CLAD's Scientific Council. (Edited book: CLAD)



La restricción económica y la democrática

2004. In reforming the state the democtratic constraint has priority over the economic one. Portuguese and English versions available.(Paper in CLADs Scientific Council edited book) *



La estrategia de crecimiento con ahorro externo y la economía brasileña desde principios del decenio 1990

2005. The critique of the growth cum foreign savings strategy applied to Brazil. The Cardoso administration. English version available. (Paper in edited book).



Método y pasión en Celso Furtado

2004. The method that Celso Furtado utilizes is essentially historical his passion - a measured passion - is Brazil. A survey of Furtado's work. Portuguese and English versions available. (Paper: Revista de La CEPAL)*



Una estrategia de desarrollo con estabilidad

2001 With Yoshiaki Nakano. A critique of economic policy since 1995, showing that Central Bank s basic interest rate is absurd and can be reduced. Portuguese version available. (Paper/document: Instituciones y Desarrollo, May 2002).



Ciudadanía y res publica: la aparición de los derechos republicanos

2001. After the civil, the political and the social rights, republican rights are emerging or being enforced. The republican rights are the rights that every citizens has that the public patrimony is not captured by private interests. Portuguese version and English version available. (Paper in Instituciones y Desarrollo).*



Revolución democrática y sociedad civil en América Latina

2001. Intervetion at the Seminar "La Reinvención de la Política y de la Ciudadania: la Gobernabilidad Democrática para el Desarrollo Humano en América Latina". Barcelona, January 2001.



Cultura, democracia y reforma del Estado

1999. The crisis of the state brought back the market and its perverse effects on culture and democracy. It is time to rebuild the state and assign to it the role of supporting cultural manifestation hapening in public non-state sphere of society. Portuguese version available. (Paper in edited book)*



Una reforma para tornar viables las políticas sociales

1998. Intervención en el seminario "Los Nuevos Mecanismos Institucionales: Estado, Mercado y Sociedade Civil", patrocinado pela Universidad de San Martín y el BID.



Entre el Estado y el mercado: lo público no-estatal

1998. Com Nuria Cunill Grau. Between the state and the market there is the public non-state sector, which includes either service or social accountability organizations. Portuguese version available.(Paper in book edited by Bresser-Pereia & Cunil Grau)*



Lo Público No-Estatal en la Reforma del Estado (Coletânea)

1998. Edited book with Nuria Cunill Grau. Essays on public non-state or civil society organizations and the 1995 Brazilian Public Management Reform. Portuguese version available. (CLAD/Editorial Paidós)



Una reforma basada en la gestión aplicada a la Administración Pública de Brasil

1997. (Paper: Gestión y Análisis de Políticas Públicas)



La reforma del Estado de los años 90: lógica y mecanismos de control

1997. A broad view of the public management reform. The role of the state and new forms of accountability (administration by results, managed competition for excelence, and social accountability) are discussed. Portuguese and English versions available. (Paper presented to the Círculo de Montevideo, Barcelona, não publicado em espanhol)



La reconstrucion del Estado en America Latina

1996. After the 1980s' crisis, the main task in Latin America is to rebuild state capacity. (Paper in Revista de la CEPAL)



De la administración pública burocrática a la gerencial

1996. The transition from bureaucratic to public administration in Brazil. It is the first paper where the author presents the state reform model. This model first appeared in his Plano Diretor da Reforma do Aparelho do Estado, September 1995. English and Portuguese versions available. (Paper in CLAD: Documentos-Debate)



La reforma del aparato del estado y la constitución brasileña

1995. The first paper on the 1995-98 Public Management Reform. The crisis of the state requiring to rebuild state capacity. A critique of the bureaucratic model. A first glimpse on the model that would be drawn in the Plano Diretor... and in Da Administração Burocrática...Portuguese version available.(Paper: Reforma y Democracia)



La crisis de América Latina. ¿Consenso de Washington o crisis fiscal?

1991. An early critique of the Washington consensus. A systematic analysis of the Latin American crisis as a foreign debt and a fiscal crisis of the state crisis. Portuguese, English, and French versions available. (Paper: Pensamiento Iberamericano)



Estado regulador y pacto democrático en América Latina

1985 {1986}. The Entrepreneurial or Producer State was essential to Latin Americas primitive accumulation and industrialization. Now, in the new stage that the more advanced Latin American countries are entering, it is time for the the Regulatory and the Social State. Yet, this transition is taking place together with the transition to democracy, a major debt crisis, and a neo-liberal ideological ofensive. Portuguese version available. (Paper: in book edited by Atilio Boron)*



El nuevo modelo brasileño de desarrollo

1974. The "new development model" begins in Brazil in the late 1960s, and later I called "modelo de subdesenvolvimento industrializado". Contrarily to what Celso Furtado predicted, income concetration benefiting the middle classes was behind the resumption of growth as it made aggregate demand consistent with the production of luxury consumption goods by multinationals. Portuguese and English versions available. This paper elaborates on the 1970 article, "Dividir ou multiplicar: A distribuição da renda e a recuperação da economia brasileira".(Paper: Revista Dados) (Paper: Desarrollo Economico)




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