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Brazil as an Economic Superpower? [electronic resource] : Understanding Brazil's Changing Role in the Global Economy.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780815702962Publication details: Washington : Brookings Institution Press, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9780815703655
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Brazil as an Economic Superpower? : Understanding Brazil's Changing Role in the Global EconomyDDC classification:
  • 330.981 337.81
LOC classification:
  • HC187.B86584 2009
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Contents:
Cover; Table of Contents; Foreword; Brazil; Brazil as an International Energy Player; Brazil as an Agricultural and Agroenergy Superpower; Brazil: The Challenges in Becoming an Agricultural Superpower; Brazil's Trade Policy; Big Business in Brazil; Technology, Public Policy, and the Emergence of Brazilian Multinationals; Income Policies, Income Distribution, and the Distribution of Opportunities in Brazil; Contributors; Index;
Summary: Brazil is once again getting attention in the northern hemisphere-attention long overdue, given its huge and diverse population, its physical size and diversity, and its geopolitical and economic importance as the largest country in Latin America. Long seen as an economic backwater, Brazil now occupies key niches in energy, agriculture, service industries, even high technology markets. Yet the nation still struggles with endemic problems of inequality and with a traditional ambivalence toward deep integration with the world economy.Brookings gathered scholars and policymakers from Brazil, Euro
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Cover; Table of Contents; Foreword; Brazil; Brazil as an International Energy Player; Brazil as an Agricultural and Agroenergy Superpower; Brazil: The Challenges in Becoming an Agricultural Superpower; Brazil's Trade Policy; Big Business in Brazil; Technology, Public Policy, and the Emergence of Brazilian Multinationals; Income Policies, Income Distribution, and the Distribution of Opportunities in Brazil; Contributors; Index;

Brazil is once again getting attention in the northern hemisphere-attention long overdue, given its huge and diverse population, its physical size and diversity, and its geopolitical and economic importance as the largest country in Latin America. Long seen as an economic backwater, Brazil now occupies key niches in energy, agriculture, service industries, even high technology markets. Yet the nation still struggles with endemic problems of inequality and with a traditional ambivalence toward deep integration with the world economy.Brookings gathered scholars and policymakers from Brazil, Euro