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    • Assets, markets and poverty in Brazil 

      Nascimento, Mabel; Neri, Marcelo Côrtes; Carvalho, Alexandre; Amadeo, Edward Joaquim
      This paper establishes a basis of research on the relationship between poverty, resources distribution and assets markets operation. The main objective is to help the implementation of capital enhancing policies towards ...
    • Brazil: the pressure points in labor legislation 

      Amadeo, Edward Joaquim; Gill, Indermit S.; Neri, Marcelo Côrtes
      Brazil’s experience shows that the economic and political history of a country is a critical determinant of which labor laws influence wages and employment, and which are not binding. Long periods of high inflation, ...
    • Macroeconomic policy and poverty in Brazil 

      Amadeo, Edward Joaquim; Neri, Marcelo Côrtes
      Brazil is a country where the 50% poorest detain nearly 10% of its aggregate income and where the 10% richest detain almost 50% of aggregate income4 . The corollary of this high degree of inequality is that if one is only ...