Texto para Discussão, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA) 1916
This report presents the main findings and conclusions of the study conducted by the Institute of Applied Economic Research (Ipea), whose main goal is to portray the situa tion in the segment of projects engineering manly associated with Brazilian transportation infrastructure. This study is part of Ipea's research program "Diagnosis, Perspective and Alternative Development in Brazil", in partnership with the Inter-American Development Bank. To achieve its goal, interviews were conducted with executives in key positions in public and private organizations active in the sector of projects engineering related to transportation infrastructure, whether contractors or service suppliers. This paper also presents some proposals of public policies and government actions that could be implemented in order to leverage the development of the engineering services market (with focus on transportation infrastructure).
project engineering infrastructure transportation public policies national economic development investments competitiveness