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The competitive challenge for Brazilian industry
This article defines the stages of development reached by industries that account for half of Brazil's total output and identifies the competitive challenges they face, including those associated with the country's industrial policy. Between 1980 and 1994, Brazilian industry experienced persistent macroeconomic instability as the country's trade ...
An industrial and technological strategy for Brazil
Propone una estrategia que comprende tres grandes líneas de acción: explorar las ventajas comparativas dinámicas de Brasil, fortalecer la competitivad interna y externa y llevar la lógica de la industrialización a otros sectores, tales como el agropecuario, los servicios funcionales y la minería, para lo cual detalla diversos instrumentos de política ...
Labour costs and competitiveness in the Latin American manufacturing sector, 1990-1998
This article analyses the reduction of labour costs as a factor which helps to raise the competitiveness of industrial enterprises. It first reviews non-wage labour costs, both for workers with permanent contracts and those with only temporary contracts, or with no contracts at all, in order to show the differences that exist in non-wage labour costs ...
Productivity, growth and industrial exports in Brazil
Because productivity is a determinant of comparative advantages over the medium and long terms, the relationship between productivity, industrial growth and exports of manufactures is coming under increasing scrutiny in studies on development and trade policy. This article analyses that relationship in Brazil, where the rise in industrial productivity ...
Industrial policy: where do we stand?