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Brazil: Selected Issues Paper

Release Date: July, 2012

Price: $18.00

BRICs’ Philosophies for Development Financing and Their Implications for LICs

Author/Editor: Nkunde Mwase, Yongzheng Yang.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

Flows of development financing from the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) to low income countries (LICs) have surged in recent years. Unlike aid from traditional donors, BRICs (excluding more...

Institutions, Informality, and Wage Flexibility: Evidence from Brazil

Author/Editor: Marcello M. Estevão, Irineu E. Carvalho Filho.

Release Date: March, 2012

Price: $18.00

Even though institutions are created to protect workers, they may interfere with labor market functioning, raise unemployment, and end up being circumvented by informal contracts. This paper uses more...

The Puzzle of Brazil's High Interest Rates

Author/Editor: Alex Segura-Ubiergo.

Release Date: February, 2012

Price: $18.00

This paper highlights that real interest rates in Brazil have declined substantially over time, but are still well above the average of emerging market inflation targeting regimes. The adoption of an more...

Brazil's Long-Term Growth Performance—Trying to Explain the Puzzle

Author/Editor: Ricardo Adrogué, Martin D Cerisola, R G Gelos.

Release Date: December, 2006

Price: $18.00

This paper assesses Brazil's growth performance from a long-term perspective, using crosscountry and panel estimation techniques, building on the vast empirical literature on growth. The empirical more...