1978. The beginning of the transition to democracy in Brazil: the Brazilian bourgeoisie reacts to the authoritarian “Pacote de Abril” of 1977 breaking down its 1964 alliance with the military. (Complete book: PDF in this site, and in the AppStore)
2017. An encompassing analysis of Brazil’s society, economy and politics since the Independence. A national-dependent interpretation. Three historical cycles of the relation state-society: State and Territorial Integration Cycle (1822-1929), Nation and Development Cycle (1930-1977) and Democracy and Social Justice Cycle (1977-2010). Crisis since then. (Book: Lynne Rienner Publishers)
2015. Brazil is a national-dependent society. The three cycles of its independent history were, successively, “State and Territorial Integration”, “Nation and Development” and “Democracy and Social Justice”. Portuguese version available. (Paper, Latin America Research Review)
2015. A summary of A Construção Política do Brazil. The three state-society cycles in the history of Brazil since Independence. The recent class coalitions or political pacts. (Article: O Estado de S.Paulo, Aliás )
2015. Long interview. Bresser-Pereira speaks about his life, ideas, and Brazil. (Long interview to Leandro Fontoura, Zero Hora)
2015. Brazil needs a social class coalition which have as economic priority an exchange rate floating around the “industrial” or competitive equilibrium. This is the only way to stop deindustrialization. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo).
2012. An overview o Brazil since the independence. An interpretation of Brazil considering the political pacts or class coalitions and the growth strategies. (Paper: Novos Estudos
2012. The Brazilian entrepreneur rejects the dependency claim that a national bourgeoisie cannot exist in Brazil, while for the dependency's intellectuals, only them think properly; the elites as well as the people think poorly. (Article: only in this website).
2011. A summary of Brazil`s development. Why it became backward. How it eventually made its national and capitalist revolution and turned a middle income country. (Article in book edited by André Botelho and Lilia Moritz Schwarcz).
2009. Over-exploitation as well as associated dependency interpretations denied the possibility of national bourgeoisies in the region and contributed to weakening Latin American nations. Only a third version of dependency – the national-dependent interpretation – escaped this fate. Published in English in Latin American Perspectives 178, vol. 38 (3) May 2011Portuguese and French versions available. (Paper: Latin American Perspectives).
2010. Over-exploitation as well as associated dependency interpretations denied the possibity of national bourgeoisies in the region and contributed to weakening Latin American nations. Only a third version of dependency – the national-dependent interpretation – escaped this fate. English and French versions available. (Paper: Perspectivas).
2009. Over-exploitation as well as associated dependency interpretations denied the possibity of national bourgeoisies in the region and contributed to weakening Latin American nations. Only a third version of dependency – the national-dependent interpretation – escaped this fate. English and Portuguese versions available. (Paper: Revue Tiers Monde).
2008. With Eli Diniz. Brazilian industrial entrepreneurs associated with the state bureaucracy were dominant from 1930 to late 1980s. Now, they may be returning to power. At least they are better prepared for that. (Paper to be published)
2007. Brazilian society underwent two cycles in the twentieth century, followed, with a gap, by the respective political coalition. Between the beginning of the century and 1964, the first society cycle, “Nação e Desenvolvimento”, corresponded at state level by the National-Developmentalist political pact (1930-1984). The second , “Democracia e Justiça Social”, begins in the late 1960s and gets exhausted in middle 2000s. It correspond to two political coalitions: first, between 1977 and 1987, the 1977 Popular-Democratic Pact, that achieves democratic transition and political power in 1985 but collapses two years later it follows a political vacuum and, from 1991 to the present, we have the Liberal-Dependent Pact precariously combined with the democratic and social ideas – and no real economic development. (Section of the book Macroeconomia da Estagnação)