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Household vulnerability to poverty: an empirical analysis of six metropolitan regions (2002 to 2011)

With studies on poverty displaying methodological and concept complexity, and in light of works on the factors responsible for the poverty phenomenon, researchers of the issue have reached a consensus about the multidimensional character and the complexity of this social …
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Labor productivity, and structural change in a three sector S.C.G.E (Structuralist Computable General Equilibrium) model: an application to Brazil

This paper presents a three sector (formal, informal, and energy) open-economy model that describes the schematic behavior of the Brazilian economy. The model distinguishes among three economic classes and assumes no financial sector. Formal and energy sectors are demand–constrained; the …
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Trust, finance and sustainable entrepreneurship in Brazil

In absolute terms, Brazil has almost 33 million people playing some entrepreneurial activity where the presence of women is outstanding. Considering this background, this paper aims at increasing the understanding  whether the interactions between  trust, finance and entrepreneurship in contemporary Brazil could enhance …
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Which developmentalism? A Keynesian-institutionalist proposal

Academic discussion of Brazil’s economic growth is currently framed in terms of export-led growth and wage-led growth, identified, respectively, with the new- developmentalism and the social-developmentalism approaches. This article presents wage-led Keynesian-Institutionalism, a new approach able to ensure macroeconomic stability …
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Measurement and determinants of inequalities in healthcare utilization: an analysis for the Brazilian regions

The aim of this paper is to measure and explain income-related inequality in healthcare utilization for Brazilian regions. Firstly, inequality was estimated by two measures: concentration index and horizontal inequality index. The first index reflects income-related inequalities, but does not …
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Is the pre-salt oil competitive? Economic and environmental long run impacts from the incentives to the pre-salt – a general equilibrium approach

The Brazilian oil production reached 2.7 million of barrels per day in 2011 and the projections are to more than double that until 2020.  Petrobras expects more than 40% of this production to come from the pre-salt layer. The estimated …
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