Economy


  • 16-January-2014

    English

    Dividing the pie in Brazil: income distribution, social policies and the new middle class

    Brazil has made remarkable progress in reducing poverty and inequality. This reduction is explained by strong growth but also by effective social policies. Besides growth, public services and cash transfers have played the biggest role, the latter notably through the successful "Bolsa Familia" programme.

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  • 22-October-2013

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    Brazilian economy is expanding again but long-term challenges remain, says OECD

    Brazil has moved up the ranks of the world’s largest economies while making economic growth ever more inclusive.

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  • 22-October-2013

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    Launch of the Economic Survey of Brazil 2013

    We are launching today our sixth Economic Survey of Brazil. Today Brazil has one of the world’s largest economies. Its economic growth has been reasonable, even though the global economy is still facing the problems created by the financial crisis and its recovery has been hesitant and uneven.

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  • 18-October-2013

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    News conferences with OECD Secretary-General in Brasilia on 22 October 2013

    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present two new major publications on Brazil during news conferences on 22 October in Brasilia. He will also hold a series of high-level meetings with Brazilian government officials.

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  • 18-October-2013

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    Latin American Economic Outlook 2014

    The global scenario is less benign for the region due to a downturn in global trade, a decline in commodity prices and increased uncertainty surrounding external financing, says the new Latin American Economic Outlook.

  • 18-October-2013

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    Innovation, diversification and better logistics key to sustainable and inclusive growth, says latest Latin American Economic Outlook

    After a decade of relatively strong growth, Latin America is facing headwinds associated with declining trade, a moderation in commodity prices and increasing uncertainty over external financial conditions, according to the latest Latin American Economic Outlook jointly produced by the OECD Development Centre, the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN ECLAC) and CAF - Development Bank of Latin America.

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  • 30-April-2013

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    Growth is not enough

    Brazil’s labour leaders have long argued against pursuing economic growth for its own sake. What matters most, they believe, is not the size of the economic pie but how it’s carved up. In recent years, calls for social justice have increasingly informed policy in Brazil, bringing about a veritable “revolution” in the economy.

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  • 26-October-2011

    Portuguese

    A realização de reformas é fundamental para que o Brasil possa consolidar os seus recentes sucessos, diz a OCDE

    A economia brasileira tem e recuperado rapidamente da crise económica global, mas reformas mais amplas são necessárias para estimular o crescimento no longo prazo, dinamizar os investimentos e reduzir ainda mais a pobreza, segundo o mais recente estudo económico realizado pela OCDE sobre o Brasil

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  • 26-October-2011

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    Reforms are essential for Brazil to build on recent success, says OECD

    The Brazilian economy has made a rapid recovery from the global economic crisis, but further reforms are necessary to boost long-term growth, spur investment and further reduce poverty, according to the OECD’s latest Economic Survey of Brazil.

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  • 11-January-2010

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    Towards a stronger, cleaner and fairer world economy

    As a region with strong trade, investment, migration and financial links with the rest of the world, Latin America has not escaped the global crisis and its GDP is expected to contract between 1.5% and 2% in 2009, according to the OECD Secretary-General.

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