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Three Things To Watch in Brazil


Brazil finds itself in a state of turmoil. Sam George looks at three underlying trends that might indicate where the country is going. More ...

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Brazil - a Country of Buts


It’s tough to visit Brazil without noticing the buts. Every objective statement seems to require a subsequent hedge. So today we look a little closer at some of Brazil's fundamental fault lines. More ...

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Perceptions of Inequality


How does information that we see and hear influence our understanding of economic inequalities as well as our views on policies? Can people’s perceptions and views explain cross-country divergences in inequality levels and policies alike? To what degree is policy based on facts and reflects citizens’ preferences? More ...

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Five Steps to Kickstart Brazilian Growth


Since 2011, Brazil’s burgeoning middle class has faced growing pains. When hundreds of thousands took to the streets to protest in 2013, they demanded improved efficiency, transparency, and above all, a return to growth. Here are five ways to accomplish that. More ...