2007. With Cleomar Gomes. The paper claimsthat inflation targeting policy was adopted in Brazil before the interest rate trap was faced and solved. This was a mistake because inflation targeting is good to manage monetary policy, not to change the monetary regime as it was in 1999 and still is necessary in Brazil. (Paper in edited book). Portuguese version available.
2004. Between 1998 and 2003 foreign savings fell 5% and domestic savings increased correspondingly, financed by a reduction in real wages (brought by exchange rate depreciation) and a diminution of the budget deficit. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)
2001. My first paper after leaving the Cardoso administration in June 1999. Incompetence and subordination to the North characterized Latin American economic policies since the early 1980s'. English version available. (Paper: Revista de Economia Política) *
2001. First economic paper since I left the Cardoso administration in June 1999. Incompetence and subordination to the North characterized Latin American economic policies since the early 1980s'. Portuguese version available with the original title of the paper, “Incompetência e confidence building por trás de 30 anos de quase-estagnação da América Latina”. (Paper in book edited by Paul Davidson).
1996. An account of the theory of inertial inflation original development in São Paulo (FGV) and Rio de Janeiro (PUC) in the early 1980s (Paper in Revista de Economia Política). *
1996. The dependency interpretation of Brazil should be replaced by the crisis of the state interpretation. (Introduction to Crise Econômica e Reforma do Estado no Brasil. English and French versions available.
1999. Edited book with Peter Spink. Includes the first essays by Bresser-Pereira on the 1995 Public Management Reform. Portuguese version available. (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999)
1994. The logic and the intellectual background of the Plano Real, and a collection of articles published in the press between May 1993 and June 1994 on the successful stabilization plan. (Note: Revista de Economia Política) *
1993. The Plano Bresser was a 1987 atempt to stabilize prices in Brazil in an adverse environment. English version available. (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”)
1992. An anlysis of the disastrous IMF sponsored 1992 stabilization plan (Marcilio Plan), and the alternatives open to the Brazilian economy. (Paper: Revista de Economia Política)*
1992. Collected papers written between 1987 and 1991 analyzing the Brazilian foreign debt crisis, fiscal crisis of the state, and inflation. (Book: Editora Nobel)
1991. There is a perverse logic in the Brazilian macroeconomic system involving foreign debt, fiscal deficit and inertial inflation. English version available. (Paper: Revista Brasileira de Economia)