Pesquisa IRIBA em Português

We have just published summaries of all the IRIBA research briefings, translated into Portuguese. View them via our Portuguese overview page. Photo credit: Adrien Sifre (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

The need for fiscal adjustment in Brazil

At the end of last year, IRIBA author José Roberto Afonso hosted a seminar looking at the institutional basis for Brazil’s macroeconomic stability. José summarises the discussions for us here (English translation below). O workshop Instituições para Estabilidade Macroeconômica n

Event: Institutions for macroeconomic stability in Brazil

Economic stability has been central to Brazil’s development progress over the last 20 years. Without it, successive governments could not have invested in the innovative social policies that have transformed the country. On December 19, we’ll be looking at this in much mor

Watch: The Brazilian development model debated

Last week, we teamed up with Johns Hopkins SAIS to debate the Brazilian development model and its potential implications for African countries. Watch the event:

Is there a new Brazilian development model?

IRIBA’s research directors, Armando Barrientos and Ed Amann draw together the conclusions from the first phase of the project. Cross posted from ELDIS.  Brazil’s ascent to prominence on the international economic stage has been a prolonged affair. Perhaps the most curious featur

Using competition between institutions to tackle corruption in Brazil

As in many countries, dealing with corruption is a huge issue in Brazil. Its impact on broader society was regularly cited by protesters demanding better public services last year. Professor Mariana Prado and Lindsey Carson have taken a detailed look at Brazil’s approach to tackling c