Tag Archives: Brazil

Energy Extraction Politics in the Renewable Age

Emerging market economies in a post-oil era might find themselves in the same traps when mining for the necessary metals.

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How Big Is the Turkish Contagion Risk for Emerging Markets?

Contagion from the Turkish crisis to other emerging markets is not widespread.

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World Cup 2018: Why Germany Will Flame Out

German hopes for the football tournament in Russia appear way overblown.

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No Impunity! When Presidents Go to Jail

South Korea’s and Brazil’s former Presidents are being jailed for corruption. South Africa’s ex-leader appears to be next.

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Reducing Child Poverty in Brazil

A successful program’s future is in doubt.

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Indian and Brazilian Wind: Overlooked Power Players

Not known for their wind energy, the two countries are emerging as bigger producers.

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Brazil: A Fallen Hero and the Start of a New Era?

Lula’s sentence is a signal to all of Latin America that justice can prevail. From Mexico to the tip of Argentina, corruption has pervaded politics for decades. Now is the time to fix it for good.

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How Brazil Destroys Itself

The mutineers that brought down Dilma will soon be cut down by the same sword.

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Dams With Big Reservoirs

Brazil’s hydroelectric plans threaten its Paris climate commitments.

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Trump Goes Brazil: Import Substitution on His Mind

Is the new US President really trying to resolve the competitiveness challenge by relying on outdated 1960s style, Brazilian economic concepts?

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