IRIBA project leads Ed Amann and Armando Barrientos offer their perspective on the research findings, following our final workshop in Rio de Janeiro in December 2016.
Q1: What are your reflections on the key findings?
Q2: Why is Brazil’s development experience important to analyse?
Q3: How important is the notion of the social contract? Are efforts being made to protect and/or rethink it?
Q4: Brazil is currently in a deep recession. Are you optimistic about a return to growth?
Q5: What factors could help to improve the current economic situation?
For more on the project findings, consult the IRIBA special edition of The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.