Estado regulador y pacto democrático en América Latina
Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira
In Atilio Boron, org. Crisis y Regulación Estatal: Dilemas de Política en America Latina y Europa. Buenos Aires: Grupo Editor Latinoamericano e EURAL, 1986: 61-72. Trabalho apresentado em seminário realizado em Buenos Aires, 1985.
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.