In-depth analyses of critical international, domestic, economic, social and political issues in Brazil. Featuring commentary and research from leading policymakers, Brazilian and Brazilianist scholars, and prominent business figures.
Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, discusses President Dilma Rousseff's recent comments on monetary policy.
The Wilson Center's Global Energy Initiative (GEI) was featured in the Wilson Center Centerpoint. Along with other programs, the GEI explores energy costs, demand, resources, and environmental ramifications in countries around the world.
Read the latest version of the Program's newsletter, covering spring and summer 2013 activities.
The trade relationship between Canada and Brazil has long been rocky, due largely to an ugly dispute over government subsidies to their respective airplane manufacturers—Bombardier and Embraer—in the late 1990s. During a visit to São Paulo last year, Prime Minister Stephen Harper lamented the “barely $6 billion in business” between the countries in 2010, vowing to renew relations with the South American powerhouse.
Brazilian Presidential Race, 2002Will Lula clear the hurdles ahead?May 2002