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Growth and distribution: a revised classical model

2018. The phases of capitalist development having as criteria the variables of Marx's model of the falling tendency of the rate of profit. It actualizes the book Lucro, Acumulação e Crise (1986). (Paper in the Brazilian Journal of Political Economy)

Afinal, a estagnação secular do capitalismo?

2018. Survey of the recent debate on the secular stagnation of capitalism, in special, Robert J. Gordon, The Rise and Fall of American Growth. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016.

Lucro, Acumulação e Crise

2018 – Book on the phases of capitalist development and the distribution of income using Marx’s model of the falling tendency of the rate of profit. First edition, 1986; second edition, e-book only, Kindle format. Atualized in the apendix with the paper, “Growth and distribution: a revised classical model”.

Desenvolvimento econômico, sofisticação produtiva e valor-trabalho

2017. Em países em desenvolvimento a sofisticação produtiva e o aumento da produtividade podem ser melhor explicados pela transferência de trabalhadores e técnicos para os setores mais sofisticados, do que pelos rendimentos crescentes, que são mais relevantes para os países ricos.

Composição orgânica do Capital e salários

Capítulo II de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 36-42

Os tipos de progresso técnico

Capítulo III de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 43-63

Ondas longas e ciclos econômicos

Capítulo XII de Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos Lucro Acumulação e Crise. São Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1986. pp 183-223.

Reflecting on New Developmentalism and classical developmentalism

2015. New Developmentalism is a theory that must be distinguished from really existing forms of developmentalism. It was preceded by Classical Developmentalism. Social-developmentalism is a version of the later characterized by a high preference for immediate consumption. Portuguese version available (Paper)

Desenvolvimento, progresso e crescimento econômico

2014. Progress and human development are defined as the advance towards the five political objectives that modern societies defined for themselves (security, individual liberty, economic wellbeing, social justice and protection of the environment); and growth a an instrument to such objectives. (Essay: Lua Nova)

The access to demand

2014. In developing countries it is not enough to secure demand for entrepreneurs to invest; additionally, is required access to it, which only a competitive exchange rate can assure. (Paper Keynesian Brazilian Review)

The value of the exchange rate and the Dutch disease

2013. A revised version of my 2008 paper on the Dutch disease in which I distinguish the value from the market price of the exchange rate. (Paper: Brazilian Journal of Political Economy)

E-Mails to Friends

E-mails that I send twice a year to my friends, since December 1999, reporting my academic and public activities. (Last e-mail, December 2003).

The exchange rate at the center of development economics

2012. In so far as structuralist development macroeconomics assumes that developing countries face a tendency to the cyclical overvaluation of the eschange rate, it makes the exchange rate chronically overvalued. Thus, it ceases to be just a short term macroeconomic problem, to be part of the corre of development economics. (Paper: Estudos Avançados) Portuguese version

Structuralist macroeconomics and the new developmentalism

2012. A sum up of a structuralist development macroeconomics and of the ensuing national development strategy: new developmentalism. A theoretical step ahead in relation to Globalization and Competition. (Paper: Brazilian Journal of Political Economy)

Por um pensamento econômico heterodoxo dominante: Um manifesto acadêmico

2013. The core of neoclassical economics (general equilibrium and rational expectations macroeconomics) is demoralized. A Keynesian-structuralist alternative is available. What is necessary to do to become mainstream again.

English version available.