Mar 2006
Author(s): de Paiva Abreu, Marcelo
The interest of specific Latin American economies in the successful completion of the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) negotiations is very heterogeneous. A list of relevant factors to explain…
Jan 2006
Author(s): de Paiva Abreu, Marcelo
This paper's main concern is to assess which "industrial policies" would be meaningful for Latin America nowadays. The first section introduces the theme while the second section…
Apr 2004
Author(s): de Paiva Abreu, Marcelo
The paper is concerned with the high protection cum high growth experience in Brazil until the second half of the 1980s and its crisis. The paper is structured in four sections. The first section is…
Apr 2004
Author(s): de Paiva Abreu, Marcelo
The paper analyses aspects of trade liberalization and the political economy of protection in Brazil since 1987. Section I considers the internal and external constraints to the continued adoption of…