2008. Brazil lost because the round was beneficial to us, but the poor countries under the leadership of India, gained. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).
2007. Trade cannot be de-linked from finance because the exchange rate represents a major intersection between the two field. Yet, the exchange rate is forgotten in international trade and in economic growth courses, and in trade negotiations at WTO. Countries that have reserve currencies abhor taking on the exchange rate (Intervention at UNCTAD seminar)
2007. The Dutch disease is appreciating dangerously the real. Tarifs are an incomplete but effective way of neutralizing such major market failure. The Brazilin authorities are correct in rejectind the Doha negotiatins. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).
2007. Commercial globalization is a major opportunity for developing countries, financial globalization, a disaster. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)
2006. As Mexico is in NAFTA, Mercosul does not have interest in having it as a member. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).
2005. Brazil said 'basta' to Alca, and may say the same to WTO and the Doha Round. It is better to say that than to have a disastrous agreement as it was the Urugay Round for developing countries. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)
1991. Brazil should consider President Bush's proposal of an American economic integraton. (Paper: Novos Estudos Cebrap).