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In vista de sus fuertes vínculos comerciales, de inversión, de migración y financieros con el resto del mundo, América Latina no se ha escapado de la crisis global y se espera una contracción del PIB de la región de entre 1.5% y 2% en 2009, segun el Secretario general de la OCDE.
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.
The Economics Department organised a seminar on 24 September 2009 to bridge this gap in the policy debate by identifying potential sources of growth in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia and South Africa, as well as policy challenges for sustaining long-term growth in these countries.
This paper tests for the existence of a bank lending channel in the transmission of monetary policy in Brazil using monthly aggregate data for the period 1995:12 through 2008:6.
This paper uses a large dataset combining census, household survey and budgetary data for nearly 4 000 Brazilian municipalities to estimate the impact of government spending on education and health outcomes.
Brazil is resisting the global downturn better than many other countries thanks to sound policies developed over recent years and an improved balance of payments, said Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD.
In Brazil to launch the 2009 Economic Survey of Brazil, Angel Gurría talks about the main findings of the study and resulting policy recommendations.
The complexities and fragmentation of Brazil’s tax system make it particularly onerous to enterprises, making it a priority for reform. The state-level VAT has often been used as an industrial policy instrument, resulting in predatory tax competition among the states. Remaining federal levies on enterprise turnover are detrimental to the competitiveness of Brazilian exports. The burden of payroll taxes and social security
The OECD’s latest economic survey of Brazil, to be published on Tuesday 14 July 2009, looks at the challenges the country faces as it recovers from the global downturn. It also discusses the reforms needed to reinforce long-term growth and raise living standards.