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    • Brasil, sociedade nacional-dependente 

      Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos
      The history of independent Brazil may be divided in three major political cycles, and, since 1930, we can distinguish five political pacts or class coalitions. Since 1930 these pacts have been nationalist. Only in the 1990s ...
    • Democracia consolidada e tamanho do Estado 

      Salto, Felipe Scudeler
      Consolidated democracy and size of the State. Common sense suggests that the more consolidated democracies and advanced economies tend to be more efficient and produce smaller States. What is observed in practice, however, ...
    • Democracy and capitalist revolution 

      Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos
      Democracy became the preferred and consolidated form of government only in the twentieth century. It is not sufficient to explain this change solely by reference to rational motives, nor by detecting processes and leadership. ...
    • Democracy and growth in pre-industrial countries 

      Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos
      This paper distinguishes three types of countries (rich, middle-income, and pre-industrial) and focus on the latter, which, in contrast to the other two, didn’t complete their industrial and capitalist revolutions. Can ...
    • Democracy and the capitalist revolution 

      Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos
      Democracy became the preferred regime only in the twentieth century. In order to understand this, just a rational choice method is not enough. The author searches for the new historical fact that led to this preference ...
    • Estado, Estado-nação e formas de intermediação política 

      Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos
      This paper firstly situates the Nation-State historically as a product of the capitalist revolution. Secondly, it distinguishes the State (the law system and the organization that guarantees it) from the Nation-State or ...
    • Transição, consolidação democrática e revolução capitalista 

      Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos
      Democracy only became the preferred form of government in the 20th century. The new historical fact that led to the change in preference was the capitalist revolution, which changed the mode of appropriation of the surplus, ...