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Brazil Institute in the News

A review of news items related to President Dilma Rousseff's first visit to Washington, D.C.

2009-2010 Report of Activities

Learn more about our past events, publications, and initiatives.

A Economia Política da Reforma Tributária: o caso Brasileiro

Brazilian expert José Roberto Afonso, analyzes the political economy of tax reform in Brazil (Portuguese). Executive summary available in English.

Rio+20

Follow the events of Rio+20: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

Financial Times article by Jonathan Wheatley (07/06/2009)

Brazil to cut back high cost of labourBrazil's government is preparing sharp cuts to the country's very high labour costs as a way of boosting productivity and growth, Guido Mantega, finance minister, has told the Financial Times.[Read full article]

Brazilian Philanthropy Forum

On Thursday, October 24, the director of the Brazil Institute, Paulo Sotero, spoke at the second annual Brazilian Philanthropy Forum in Sao Paulo. Mr. Sotero took part in the Closing Plenary: Phianthropy and Citizen Voice.

An Analysis of Trends: Latin America and the Caribbean Economic Growth and the Environment, 2010–2020

As a foundation for improving the programmingof development assistance to the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) recently partnered with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars to identify and analyze key challenges and opportunities for development assistance in the LAC region through 2020. This paper summarizes the key trends identified and proposes some general lines of action for USAID's Missions in the region.Available in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.For the news digest on the report seminar, visitEmerging Trends in Environment and Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean .

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