To sustain its social, economic and environmental achievements, Brazil ...
Second, public sector governance weaknesses and institutional fragmentation hamper long-term policy design, planning and implementation. For example, while access has expanded enormously in the last two decades, the quality of Brazilian health and education services is still low.
The High Density of Brazilian Production Chains - World Bank Blogs
The Brazilian economy has remained on the fringes of this production revolution, maintaining a very high density of local supply chains. This article calls attention to the rising opportunity costs incurred by such option taken by the country. Moving Tectonic Plates under the Global Economic Geography. In recent decades, international trade has ...
Brazil: Towards A More Effective BNDES - World Bank
WASHINGTON, July 14, 2017 — Far-reaching reforms to modernize the state-owned National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) can help Brazil support productivity growth and job creation by making better use of investment capital, according to the new World Bank Group study, “Towards a More Effective BNDES,” which is now released.
Protecting the “new poor” during Brazil’s economic crisis
Brazil is in the midst of a deep recession, beginning in late 2015, with the economy contracting 3.5 percent in 2016, unemployment surging from 4.3 in December 2014 to 11.9 percent in November 2016, and real wages declining. ... previously working in the service sector, and primarily white. Given the depth and duration of the current economic ...
Brazil’s reforms show how to use fair-trade dumping laws without ...
Brazil’s reforms, implemented throughout 2019, included changes in the institutional design, legal procedures and economic methods used to perform public interest analysis in antidumping investigations. A new department under the Ministry of Economy, the Undersecretariat of Trade Defense and Public Interest (SDCOM), became responsible for ...
Why Transformation in China Presents an Opportunity for Brazil
Brazil is expected to be one of China’s fastest-growing import destinations, with new economic opportunities likely to emerge for every sector of the Brazilian economy. Brazilian exports to China are expected to grow at 8-12 percent per year through 2030 (compared to an average of 6-9 percent for the world), where the range reflects the low ...
Environmental conservation, tourism and economic development: an avant ...
For the most part, protected areas in Brazil are managed by the public sector. As a result, like other countries, these areas face conservation difficulties, including a lack of resources for maintenance and other initiatives. Gruta de Maquiné, part of the Peter Lund Cave Route. Photo: Francisco Martins/flickr
How to win in private equity in emerging market and developing economies
Deepening of the banking system is also associated with lower returns. An increase in the private sector credit-to-GDP ratio of the magnitude experienced by Brazil from 1990 to 2020 is associated with a 4.9 percent lower annual excess return (versus the S&P 500) on the average investment.
Which sectors have attracted most private investments in infrastructure ...
The energy sector dominated the 2017 PPI investments attracting 56 percent of the total investment and accounted for 203 out of 304 projects. A key reason for this attraction is shorter gestation periods of energy projects coupled with lower construction risk. ... Brazil, Mexico, India, China and Turkey. Transport investments accounted for 39 ...
Gabriel Garber | Advisor, Central Bank of Brazil
Gabriel Garber. Gabriel Garber is an Advisor in the Research Department of Central Bank of Brazil (BCB). His main research interests are the financial decisions of households and firms, financial literacy, multi-sided platforms and the economic development role of the financial sector. He joined BCB in 2006 and holds a Ph.D. in economics from ...