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Lobbying Uncovered: Corruption, Democracy and Public Policy in Brazil
The fourteen chapters in this new English language edition of Lobbying Uncovered: Democracy, Public Policy and Corruption in Contemporary Brazil offers the wider public a window into Brazil’s efforts to build a modern democracy, and what it will take to change the political culture in a lasting way.
Novos Caminhos Para a Inovação (New Paths for Innovation in Brazil)
Economist Fernanda De Negri provides an insightful look at innovation policies in Brazil based on the Brazil Institute's annual Brazilian Congressional Study Missions on Innovation in partnership with Interfarma,
Paths of Inequality in Brazil: A Half-Century of Change
Paths of Inequality in Brazil: A Half-Century of Change is the most comprehensive study to date of social and economic mobility in Latin America’s largest nation.
Lobby Desvendado (Lobbying Uncovered: Democracy, Public Policy, and Corruption in Brazil)
Organized by Milton Seligman, Brazil Institute Global Fellow, and Fernando Mello, this book takes an in-depth look at the role of lobbyists in public policy.
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2018 Brazilian Election Portal
A one-stop hub for information about the 2018 Brazilian general elections, with a specific focus on the presidential elections. The portal features a variety of content, such as articles, infographics, and related events held at the Wilson Center. Here, you can read about the main issues surrounding the elections, the different candidates and their proposals, and Brazil’s diverse electorate and electoral system.Learn More