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Ministério da Fazenda


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A insustentável leveza da dívida

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)



Minha experiência no Ministério da Fazenda

2008. Exposição no seminário Desenvolvimento econômico: crescimento com distribuição de renda em comemoração aos 200 anos do Ministério da Fazenda, ESAF, Brasília, 8, 9 e 10 de setembro de 2008 publicado no livro 200 anos - Ministério da Fazenda: Os Ministros - Rio de Janeiro: Editora FGV, 2010. pp. 47-58.



Plano Bresser: a versão de otenização

Francisco Lopes (2004). Bresser planned to make a second stabilization based on the "otenização" - something very similar to the mechanism that was used in the Plano Real to neutralize inertial inflation (Paper).



Conflito salarial e consenso antiajustamento do Plano Bresser ao Plano Verão

1996. Maria Hermínia Tavares de Almeida writes on the Bresser Plan. (Chapter of a book)



A turning point in the debt crisis: Brazil, the US Treasury, and the World Bank

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) *



Estabilização em um ambiente adverso: a experiência brasileira de 1987

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).



Stabilization in an adverse environment: The 1987 Brazilian experience

1993. The Bresser Plan - an atempt to stabilize prices in Brazil in an adverse environment. Portuguese version available. (Paper in book edited by John Williamson)



Contra a Corrente: A Experiência no Ministério da Fazenda

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")



Heterodoxia e ortodoxia no Plano Bresser

1993. Economic heterodoxy should not be confused with economic populism. The Bresser-Plan was both heterodox and orthodox. (Conjuntura Econômica")



Expériences d'un gouvernement: le ministère des Finances au Brésil

1989. A testimony to IUPERJ on the author's experience as Finance Minister in Brazil. I receive the finance ministry when the Great Debt Crisis of the 1980s reaches its peak with the failure of the Cruzado Plan. The emergence "Bresser Plan", and the negotiation of the foreign debt. Available in Portuguese, and in an extended version. (Published in Problèmes d'Amérique Latine)



Jogo Aberto: Entrevistas com Bresser-Pereira

1989. Interviews given by Bresser-Pereira while he was Finance Minister of Brazil, edited by Carlos Alberto Sardenberg. (Book: Editora Brasiliense)



Solving the Debt Crisis: Debt Relief and Adjustment

1989. Testimony to the US House of Representatives, Washington, January 1989 *



Os dois congelamentos de preços no Brasil: Plano Cruzado e Plano Bresser

1988. A comparisson between the Cruzado Plan (1986) and the Bresser Plan (1987. English version available.(Paper: Revista de Economia Política).



Brazil's inflation and the Cruzado Plan, 1985-1988

1988. A comparison between the Cruzado Plan (1986) and the Bresser Plan (1987). Portuguese version available.(Paper in Pamela Falk's edited book, 1990)



Experiências de um governo

1988. A testimony to IUPERJ (Wanderley Guilherme dos Santos) on the authors experience as Finance Minister of Brazil. Available in French, and also an extended and revised version.(Discussion paper, IUPERJ)



A Brazilian approach to external debt negotiation - 1987

1988. The 1987 negotiation of the foreign debt was guided by a question ("is the payment of interest consistent with the economic growth of Brazil?"), and by the idea of securitizing the debt with a discount. Portuguese version available. (Note: LASA Forum)



Carta de demissão do Ministério da Fazenda

1987. December. Resignation letter from the Ministry.





G-3 Communiqué

1987. The first and only document available of the G-3 - the association of Argentina, Mexico and Brazil proposed by the last country to face the debt crisis. (Document)



Plano de Controle Macroeconômico

1987. Macroeconomic Control Plan.



Pronunciamento na Câmara dos Deputados

1987. Pronunciamento na Câmara dos Deputados por ocasião do lançamento do "Plano Bresser".



Pronunciamento lançando o Plano de Estabilização

Pronunciamento na Reunião do Conselho de Desenvolvimento Econômico. Junho 1987.



Discurso de transmissão de cargo

1987. Discurso de posse (Transmissão de Cargo)



Dois planos necessários (Jornal do Brasil, 21.4.1987)

1987. Article just before being nominate Finance Minister saying that the economic crisis imposed an adjustment of the foreign accounts and a plan for controling inflation. (Article: Jornal do Brasil, April 21, 1987)




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