Brazil under Lula

Economy, Politics, and Society under the Worker-President

  • Joseph L. Love
  • Werner Baer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Werner Baer, Joseph L. Love
      Pages 1-5
  3. The Problems the Lula Government Confronted in Politics and the Economy

  4. The Policy-Making Process

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. Jorge Vianna Monteiro
      Pages 47-65
    3. Jocildo Bezerra, Tiago V. de V. Cavalcanti
      Pages 67-89
  5. Specific Policy Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Bernardo Mueller, André Rossi de Oliveira
      Pages 93-114
    3. Michael M. Hall
      Pages 151-165
    4. Paulo Roberto de Almeida
      Pages 167-183
  6. The Impact of President Lula’s Social Programs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 185-185
    2. Mary Arends-Kuenning
      Pages 205-220
  7. Regional Growth and Income Inequality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 241-241
    2. Carlos R. Azzoni, Joaquim J. M. Guilhoto, Eduardo A. Haddad, Geoffrey J. D. Hewings, Marco Antônio Laes, Guilherme R. C. Moreira
      Pages 243-261
    3. Luiz Ricardo Cavalcante, Simone Uderman
      Pages 263-281
    4. Alexandre Rands Barros, André Matos Magalhães
      Pages 283-301
  8. The Long-run View

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 303-303
    2. Joseph L. Love
      Pages 305-315
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 317-326

About this book


This book offers the first multidisciplinary analysis of the impact of the government of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and his Workers' Party on Brazilian economy and society, as he begins his second four-year term.


economy foreign policy government Policy Political Reform reforms social policy society

Editors and affiliations

  • Joseph L. Love
    • 1
  • Werner Baer
    • 1
  1. 1.University of IllinoisUSA

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