2016. Paper with Thiago de Moraes Moreira. Current account deficits, even when financed by direct investments, hinder instead of enhance growth because the cause overvaluation of the national currency. (Paper in edited book to be published)
2013. 1987 was a turning point in the 1980s' Debt Crisis. In this year I presented a proposal of securitization of the debt of all highly indebted countries that was rejected by the US in a first moment, but 18 months later fully adopted in the Brady Plan, which solved the crisis. (slide presentation)
2013. A critique to foreign direct investments. Do developing countries really need them? (Presentation)
Roberto Giannetti da Fonseca (2011). The solution of the European debt crisis should follow the one proposed by Bresser-Pereira in 1987 – that was consagrated by the Brady Plan. (Valor, 28.07.11)
1995. An account of the 1987 negotiation of the debt crisis. Brazil presented a proposal of debt securitization which represented a turning point in the debt crisis, and was the Brady Plan 18 months later. (Paper: Revista de Economia Política) *
1992. Revised version of the testimony to IUPERJ on the author's experience as Finance Minister in Brazil: the major crisis, the “Bresser Plan”, and the negotiation of the foreign debt. Non revised version available in French. (In Revista Brasileira de Ciências Sociais”)
1991. The Collor administration is approaching the debt crisis in a correct way under the direction of Zelia Cardoso and the ambassador Jorio Dauster. The solution requires a reduction of the debt. (Testimony to the Commission of Finance of the Brazilian Senate).
1991. Collection of articles analysing the rights and wrongs that characterized the first two extraordinary years of the Collor administration. After that, a change of ministry inaugurated the rendition of Brazil to the Washington consensus. (Editora Nobel)
1990. The debt crisis is without solution, and may require unilateral measures on the part of Latin American countries. The idea of free trading area in the Americas is welcomed.(Note in book edited by Baer & Petri)
1990. Brazil is since 1989 in the situation of default. Given that the Brady Plan offers just a small reduction in the debt, and the market discount is 30%, some unilateral initiative from Brazil is required. (Note: Folha de S.Paulo)
1990. There is a consensus that it is necessary to offer a solution to the debt crisis but not the necessary determination to do something. (Paper presented to the Peace and Development Foundation)
1989. Third world debt is so high that only its securitization with a discount in the line proposed in 1987 by me as finance minister of Brazil will solve the problem.
1989. The discount offered by the Brady Plan to the highly indebted countries is insuficient. (Article: Exame)
1989. The Brady Plan is a correct but incomplete policy to solve de debt crisis. (Article: IstoÉ-Senhor, 22.3.1989)
1989. Edited book on the debt crisis and proposed solutions. Papers by the editor and economists like Jeffrey Sachs, Rudy Dornbusch and Dragoslav Avramovic. (Book: Editora Brasiliense)