Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/71804
Authors: 
de Souza, Pedro H. G. Ferreira
Year of Publication: 
2012
Series/Report no.: 
Working Paper, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 87
Abstract: 
Since the mid-1990s, Brazil has undergone extensive reforms that have finally reversed the dismaying economic performance of the 1980s. In particular, poverty and inequality indicators have improved dramatically, especially since the late-2000s. This paper provides an overview of such recent trends and discusses the role played by four major government interventions: public education, the minimum wage law, Social Security pensions and Social Assistance transfers. Additionally, available data sets and methods for policy evaluation are also discussed.
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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