Courses, Spring 2003
BRAZIL IN TRANSITION
Prof. Antonio Barros de Castro
The course will present and discuss the performance of the Brazilian economy
from the 1990’s to the present. Special attention will be given to
the opening of the Brazilian economy and its consequences, focusing on
the manufacturing sector. The characteristics of the Real Plan will also
be presented and discussed. The extreme inequality of income distribution
as well as Brazil’s industrial and technological policies will also
be treated. The course finishes with some speculative future scenarios.
Antonio Barros de Castro
Professor Barros de Castro teaches at the Institute of Economics at the Federal
University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Professor Barros de Castro is an expert
on Brazilian industrial and trade policy, having directed BNDES, Brazil’s
18 – May 9, Fridays 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch Street
LAS 298/198 1 unit, pass/no-pass grading option
This course is open to graduate students and advanced undergraduates
obtain a class entry code, please submit a brief narrative
describing your interest and experience in the subject matter.
Please email this statement to Teresa Stojkov, Vice Chair of
CLAS at email@example.com no
later than March 21.