Blog Post

Can Brazil right itself?

April 21, 2016, Harold Trinkunas

The current turmoil in Brazil isn't just roiling it domestically—it undoubtedly undermines the attractiveness of its model abroad.

  • Interview | Here and There with Dave Marsh

    April 18, 2016, Ted Piccone

  • In the News

    Brazil doesn’t have a fundamental economic problem. It has as a credibility problem that can be solved relatively quickly if you have a government able and willing to do the right thing and the international community is able and willing to support Brazil.

    March 26, 2016, Ernesto Talvi, International Business Times
  • In the News

    A pre-emptive IMF package to cover Brazil's borrowing needs for two years could be enough to nip this crisis in the bud and set off a virtuous circle, bending down the debt trajectory and heading off default.

    March 3, 2016, Ernesto Talvi, The Telegraph
  • Podcast

    Five rising democracies

    February 12, 2016, Ted Piccone, Fred Dews and Bill Finan

  • In the News

    The contagion effect is a serious problem as a crisis in Brazil will eventually raise the risk premium of all countries in the region.

    February 1, 2016, Ernesto Talvi, Pulso
  • In the News

    Brazil is in a trap: if they raise interest rates further, it will raise interest costs on the national debt; but if they don’t, they will lose control over inflation.

    January 29, 2016, Ernesto Talvi, Pulso
  • In the News

    Unfortunately, the stigma [of the IMF from] the past is very much present, and countries that would be well advised to use the fund, like Brazil, probably are not doing it.

    January 29, 2016, Ernesto Talvi, Bloomberg
  • In the News

    Unfortunately Dilma Rousseff's fall in popularity together with the Petrobras scandal have paralyzed the government.

    December 1, 2015, Ernesto Talvi, La Razón
  • In the News

    The rise in unemployment in the region is partly driven by China’s slowdown, the fact that Brazil is reeling against the ropes, the decline in commodity prices and the worsening conditions of access to international financing.

    October 14, 2015, Ernesto Talvi, Pulso
  • In the News

    [In the case of winning,] Scioli will replicate what Dilma Rousseff did in Brazil. A center-left and labor-based party, will need to make some market-friendly reforms.

    August 11, 2015, Guillermo Vuletin, Clarin

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