The Political Economy of Civil Service Reform In Brazil: The Cardoso Years

Oct 2002
This document analyses the political economy of civil service reform in Brazil during the two Cardoso administrations. Its main purpose is to provide a detailed empirical account of the politics of the reform's implementation. Its broader objective is to advance in the comparative identification of the key political factors and conditions behind the initiation, sustainability as well as actual results of the latest generation of civil service reforms in the region. Last version available.