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Implementing environmental policies in developing countries through decentralization: the case of protected areas in Bahia, Brazil
(Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2002-10)
Governments have two apparently conflicting roles to play: promoter of economic development and protector of environmental quality. Economic development interests tend to have priority on the agenda of most developing ...
Corporate governance in Brazil
(Kluwer Academic Publ, 2002-05)
Corporate governance is an issue of growing importance in developing economies, as many firms pass through significant transformations due to the combined forces of sociopolitical changes, technological progress and economic ...
A robust poverty profile for Brazil using multiple data sources
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2002-04-22)
This paper presents a poverty profile for Brazil, based on three different sources of household data for 1996. We use PPV consumption data to estimate poverty and indigence lines. 'Contagem' data is used to allow for an ...
Tax reform under fiscal stress: a CGE analysis of the Brazilian tax reform
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2002-01-16)
In spite of a general agreement over the distortion imposed by the current Brazilian tax system, attempts to reform it during the last decade have faced several restrictions to its implementation. Two of these restrictions ...
Debt management in Brazil: evaluation of the Real Plan and challenges ahead
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-graduação em Economia, 2002)
The Brazilian domestic debt has posed two challenges to policy-makers: it has grown very fast and its maturity is extremely short. This has prompted fears that a default or a compulsory lengthening scheme would be imposed. ...
Rent-sharing in Brazil: using trade liberalization as a natural experiment
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2000-09-28)
This paper examines the extent of rent-sharing in Brazil, between 1988 and 1995, combining two different data sets: annual industrial surveys (pIA) and annual household surveys (PNADs). The aim is to use the trade ...
O modelo do índice de satisfação do cliente norte-americano: um exame inicial no Brasil com equações estruturais
(Associação Nacional dos Programas de Pós-graduação em Administração, 1999-12-01)
Fornell et al. (1996) have proposed and applied the model of the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). This article reports a research undertaken to empirically test the adjustment of that model with the clients of ...
The professional and political impacts of the internationalization of economics in Brazil
(Duke Univ Press, 1996)
Populism and economic policy in Brazil
(Univ Miami, 1991-08)
The perverse logic of stagnation: debt, deficit, and inflation in Brazil
(M E Sharpe Inc, 1990-08)