The economy: The price is wrong | The Economist. A great article on Brazil and its prices!
Business Regulations Across Brazil – Subnational Doing Business – World Bank Group. I thought this was incredibly interesting, although a little outdated. I am sure little has changed since 2006 in terms of doing business in Brazil.
Statistics say Brazilian industry is shrinking by the day. Some companies are putting employees on leave or closing their doors until the government and unions do something to protect them. My dentist was hysterical last time I had a tooth treated because she was trying to purchase injections. She said the government quality inspection agency… Read More Lessons to Brazil – Selling quality
Article taken from Brazzil.com Written by Cristovem Buarque In the 19th century, Victor Hugo refused to shake hands with Pedro II, the emperor of Brazil, because he was the ruler of a country living comfortably with slavery. Today, Victor Hugo would not shake the hand of a Brazilian to congratulate him for achieving seventh position… Read More The shame of being the world´s 7th largest economy
For anyone interested in reading about Brazil from a very objective point of view, I highly recommend the November 14th-20th, 2009 issue of The Economist, “Brazil takes off” A 14-page special report on Latin America’s Big Success Story. Whoever wrote this article really did his/her homework, and managed to capture the details only a resident… Read More Brazil takes off – Special Report
I would like to share some excerpts of an interview I read the other day (for full interview in Portuguese visit http://www.viomundo.com.br/voce-escreve/pochmann-agora-o-capitalismo-quer-nosso-cerebro/) Updated 11 September 2009| Published 11 September, 2009. Pochmann: Now capitalism wants our brains The labor market reproduces inequality “10% of the poorest Brazilians – 20 million – live on an average monthly… Read More Capitalism in Brazil