Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira
In Ben Ross Schneider and Blanca Heredia, eds. (2003) Reinventing Leviathan: The Politics of Administrative Reform in Developing Countries. Miami: North-South Center Press: 89-101.

The author – Minister of Federal Administration and Reform of the State in the first Cardoso Administration (1995-98) – asks himself why, in this period, the constitutional amendment that became known as the Administrative Reform was approved by Congress, while the Tax Reform and the Social Security Reform where not.