Three of the Sao Paulo Research Foundation's most prominent contributors talk about the future of Brazil's growing commitment to science and research.
According to analysts, the NSA spying incident shakes, but does not jeopardize relations between Brazil and the US
Director of the Brazil Institute, Paulo Sotero, gives his take on the recent allegations of the NSA spying on Brazil
Racial inequalities in Brazil and the United States bear striking similarities-from rates of incarceration to racial profiling to poverty. Only recently have these issues become part of public discourse in Brazil...
Scientific Director and former President of FAPESP, Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz, discusses R&D investment in Brazil
Director Paulo Sotero authored this article in Portuguese for the Brazilian daily "O Estado de S. Paulo" on the on the implications of Brazil's success as host of the 2014 World Cup and the disappointing performance of its national soccer team at the tournament. The article highlights the challenges the nation should focus on as it prepares to host the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
In this Op-ed, Director of the Brazil Institute, Paulo Sotero, discusses how a possible conclusion to the Doha Round has been sidelined by the global financial crisis, addresses the subsequent and misguided finger-pointing, and proposes three areas of cooperation for Presidents Lula and Obama: global warming, Africa and Cuba.Read the op-ed in Portuguese
Brazilian expert José Roberto Afonso, analyzes the political economy of tax reform in Brazil (Portuguese). Executive summary available in English.
Setting a Course for Equality Guaranteed Minimum Income in Brazil March 2005
On June 27, 2009, O Estado de São Paulo published an article by Renato Cruz on Ricardo Sennes' presentation at a recent seminar co-sponsored by the Brazil Institute and Prospectiva Consultoria. To read the article in Portuguese, view the PDF file.The article is also available electronically on O Estado de São Paulo's website.