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Decreasing Inequality Under Latin America’s “Social Democratic” and “Populist” Governments: Is the Difference Real?

October 2011, Juan A. Montecino

Macroeconomic Policy, Growth and Income Distribution in the Brazilian Economy in the 2000s
June 2011, Franklin Serrano and Ricardo Summa

The Scorecard on Development, 1960-2010: Closing the Gap?

April 2011, Mark Weisbrot and Rebecca Ray

Brazil’s Presidential Election: Background on Economic Issues
September 2006, Mark Weisbrot and Luis Sandoval  

Paying the Bills in Brazil: Does the IMF Math Add Up?
September 2002, Mark Weisbrot and Dean Baker

The Americas Blog

OAS Votes Not to “Turn Itself Into a Circus”

Lula Sends Letter of Support to Maduro

Brazilian Social Movements Organize for Political Reform

Brookings Institution Calls on Obama to Support a Hypothetical Coup Against Venezuela's Maduro

More Forced Evictions in Rio de Janeiro: What Happened to the Statute of the City?

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Latin America Data Bytes

Brazil: Job Market Swings Back Toward Industry
April 27, 2012 (Latin America Data Byte)

Brazil: GDP Slows, Weighed Down by Falling Manufacturing
March 6, 2012 (Latin America Data Byte)

Brazil: Record-Low Unemployment But Jobs Picture Mixed

January 27, 2012 (Latin America Data Byte)

Brazil: GDP Growth Slows amid Surging Imports and Flat Manufacturing
September 30, 2011 (Latin America Data Byte)

Brazil: Employment Up, Earnings Down
July 14, 2011 (Latin America Data Byte)

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Op-Eds & Columns

Obama Administration Faces Diplomatic Isolation in Latin America on Venezuela

Oliver Stone and Mark Weisbrot
The Boston Globe, March 22, 2014
La Jornada, March 28, 2014

En español

Beginning of the End of the Neoliberal Approach to Development

Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel
The Guardian, March 18, 2014

US Indicates Support for Regime Change in Venezuela; Once Again, South America Says No

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian, February 18, 2014

En español

China Has Good Reason to Help Stabilize Latin American Economies

Mark Weisbrot
The Guardian, January 31, 2014

U.S. Relations with Brazil and South America Still Worsening

Mark Weisbrot
NACLA Report on the Americas, Winter 2013

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Obama in Latin America: The U.S. Response to the Region’s Leftward Shift

Venezuela after Chávez

Latin America in the Obama Years: U.S. Intervention, Policy and Progress

"South of the Border" Screening at Silverdocs Film Festival

"South of the Border" Press Conference with Oliver Stone, Mark Weisbrot and Tariq Ali

Press Releases

New CEPR Paper Casts Doubt on Claims that Latin American "Social Democratic" Governments Have Done Better on Inequality than "Populist" Ones
October 27, 2011

Appointment of Stanley Fischer to Head the IMF Would "Institutionalize Lack of Accountability," CEPR Co-Director Says
June 13, 2011

Brazilian Macroeconomic Policy Needs New Debate, Says CEPR Paper
June 2, 2011

New York Times Reporter Errs in Attack on Film "South of the Border"
June 28, 2010

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