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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Economic crisis in Latin America: Washington consensus or fical crisis approach?

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

University of Chicago, Department of Political Science, East-South Systems transformation Project, Working Paper 6, January 1991.


A systematic analysis of the Latin American crisis as a foreign debt and a fiscal crisis of the state crisis, and a critique of the Washington Consensus. This paper was my first critique of the Washington Consensus, and the basis for my chapter in the book with Przeworski and Maravall, Economic Reforms in New Democracies, "Economic Reforms and Economic Growth: Efficiency and Politics in Latin America".


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