The Political Construction of Brazil

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)

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Macroeconomia Desenvolvimentista

2016. With José Luis Oreiro e Nelson Marconi. Our more complete analysis of Developmental Macroeconomics – the central economic theory within New Developmentalism. (book)

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Textos autobiográficos


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A guide to my work

2017. A guide to the ones who may be interested in a general vision of the work of Bresser-Pereira.



A interdisciplinaridade como forma de ver o mundo

2015. Interdisciplinarity is for me the natural way of thinking. (small essay, Conversas Interdisciplinares, ANPOCS)



Os ricos nunca gostaram e temem a democracia

2015. Long interview. Bresser-Pereira speaks about his life, ideas, and Brazil. (Long interview to Leandro Fontoura, Zero Hora)



Pelo fim do ódio e da intolerância

2014. Bresser-Pereira defende a tolerância cultivada pelos iluministas e tripudiada no atual cenário político brasileiro. (Entrevista a Luiza Villaméa, Brasileiros, Novembro).



Meu Caminho Político - uma entrevista

2014. Interview to Cynara Menezes. A summing up of my political and intellectual trajectory, a critique of the FHC and Lula administrations, and a draft of theory that I have been developing since 2001 on New Developmentalism. (Blog Socialista Morena em Carta Capital)



Reflexões de um reformador contemporâneo do Estado brasileiro

2014-A detailed account of my experience in initiating the 1995 Managerial Reform of the State, and a short analysis of the present stage of the reform. (Entrevista a Leonardo Queiroz Leite)



O caminho com meu irmão

2012. Speech in honor of my brother, Sylvio Luiz, in the launching of the scholarship with his name by the Instituto Cultural Lourenço Castanho.



A aventura da administração pública

2011. Em 2012, teremos um novo curso de Graduação em Administração Pública na FGV-EAESP. Desde 1970 a EAESP vem contribuindo com a preparação de gerações de profissionais sintonizados com as transformações do Estado e com os desafios contemporâneos da Gestão Pública.



An account of new developmentalism and its structuralist macroeconomics

2011. A short account on how a new national development strategy (new developmentalism) and on the theory behind (structuralist development macroeconomics) were developed since the early 2000s. (Short essay)



Por uma ideia de nação (Valor, 08.04.11)

2011. Long interview on Bresser-Pereiras history and work, where he reafirms his economic nationalism and his social-democratic or center-to-the-left political allegiancies. (Interview of Maria Ines Nassif in Valor, 8/4/2011).



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.



A descoberta da inflação inercial

2009. The history of the discovery of inertial inflation. The role played by the São Paulo (FGV) and the Rio (PUC) groups. (Paper: Revista de Economia Contemporânea)



Os primeiros passos da Reforma Gerencial do Estado de 1995

2010. The Brazilian 1995 Public Management Reform continues to advance in Brazil. Here is a short memoir of the first four years. (Paper in edited book).



Reforma gerencial e o Sistema Único de Saúde

2008. The 1995 Public Management Reform contributed to make the SUS (the universal health care system) more efficient and politically more legitimate. (Paper in book edited by Fátima Bayma de Oliveira)



A volta por cima de Ignácio Rangel (Primeira Leitura, 09.05)

2005. My personal relations with Ignacio Rangel. Article written in the moment of the publication of his complete works. (Article: Primeira Leitura).



Economista ou Sociólogo do Desenvolvimento

2004. A survey of my work as an economist, sociologist, and political theorist. It includes a re-evaluation of dependency theory. Paper in the Festricht of Bresser-Pereira, Em Busca do Novo. (Paper in edited book)



Testemunho de amigo

Marcio Moreira Alves (2004) "Testimony of a friend". Paper in the Festricht of Bresser-Pereira, Em Busca do Novo. (Paper in edited book)



Mestre Bresser

Evelyn Levy (2004) "Professor Bresser". Testimony of student and friend. Paper in the Festricht of Bresser-Pereira, Em Busca do Novo. (Paper in edited book)



Clarita, Claritinha, Clá (Website, 05.01.04)

2003. Hommage to my mother, Clarita, dead in 1990. Written to be read by the family in the 2003 Christmas. Includes four testimonies.



Clarita, Claritinha, Clá (Website, 05.01.04)

2003. Hommage to my mother, Clarita, dead in 1990. Written to be read by the family in the 2003 Christmas. Includes four testimonies.



O Economista - Entrevista no livro (50 anos do CNPq, 2002)

2002. Interview relating the academic and public life, particularly his role at MCT/CNPq. (Interview in CNPq book).



Mare e Reforma de 1995 (Entrevista, 02.11.01)

2001. Entrevista a Francisco Gaetani (Interview)



A reforma gerencial do Estado de 1995

2000. An evaluation of the implementation of the "Brazilian 1995 Public Management Reform", i.e., of the managerial reform the begins in 1995 and will continue for many years. It is being gradually implemented at federal, state, and municipal level. (Revista de Administração Pública).



Reflexões sobre a reforma gerencial brasileira de 1995

1999. The political process behind the constitutional amendment of the 1995 Brazilian Public Management Reform. English version availalbe. (Paper: Revista do Serviço Público).*



Relatório sobre a Conferência Mundial da Ciência de Budapeste

1999. Report as the president of the Brazilian delegation to the World Conference on Science organized by UNESCO and ICDU in Budapest, June 1999. (In MCT's website)



The 1995 Public Management Reform in Brazil: Reflections of a Reformer

1999-The political process behind the constitutional amendment of the 1995 Brazilian Public Management Reform. Portuguese version available. (Paper: In 2003 book edite by Ben Ross Schneider)*.



The 1995 Public Management Reform in Brazil: Reflections of a Reformer

1999-The political process behind the constitutional amendment of the 1995 Brazilian Public Management Reform. Portuguese version available. (Paper: In 2003 book edite by Ben Ross Schneider)*.



Carta de Angela Santana

1999. Angela Santana. Letter of a friend and colaborator.



A Inflação Decifrada

1996. An account of the theory of inertial inflation original definition(Paper in Revista de Economia Política). For a more complete history, see "A descoberta da inflação inercial" (Revista Contemporânea de Economia, 2010).



Entrevista para Conversas com Economistas (Conversas com Economistas, 1996)

1996. Interview for the first book with this title, edited by Biderman, Cosac, and Rego. As in the American correspondent book, contains biographical material



Sylvio Pereira, Pai

1995. Hommage to my father in the moment of his death. (Article: Folha de S.Paulo)



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")



Entrevista a Certas Palavras

1990. A enterview to Claudiney Ferreira e Jorge Vasconcellos discussing my own books. (In the book Certas Palavras)



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)



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).



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)



Uma estratégia alternativa para negociar a dívida externa

1989.The 1987 negotiation of the foreign debt was guided by a question ("is the payment of interests consistent with the economic growth of Brazil?"), and by the idea of securityzing the debt with a discount. English version available. (Note in my edited book Dívida Externa: Crise e Soluções)



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)



Os limites da política econômica

1988. Economic policy should follow the rationality principle, but ideological constraints in the right and the left, and the limitations of economic theory make such rationality problematic. (Paper: Revista de Economia Política)



Relatório da Coordenadoria do CPG sobre a divisão do curso e a criação de um novo curso de mestrado

1972. I coordinated the EAESP's CPG, between 1964 and 1972. It was a real MBA, a professional master program in business with full time students in daytime and 3 to 4 years duration at eventing. The first Brazilian "mestrado" course (1965). Yet, my collegues made the major mistake of bowing to the Plano Nacional de Pós-Graduação (1970) that wanted "academic" masters. With this decision, they sealed EAESP's destiny: not to compete internationally with other major business schools. (Report published only here.)



Algumas Noções sobre Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

1987. Walder de Góes. Report distributed when Bresser-Pereira was appointed the new Finance Minister.




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