Tag: Brazil inequality

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The national survey on 'Food insecurity in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic in Brazil', conducted by the Brazilian Research Network on Food and Nutritional Sovereignty and Security (Rede Penssan), indicates that in the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The chance of a son repeating his family's low schooling in Brazil is twice as likely as in the US. On average, almost 6 out of 10 Brazilians (58.3%) whose parents did not complete...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A car for few people? Yes, it still is, but in a universe where the cheapest model will set you back some R$400,000, (US$70,000)  Porsche has once again managed to exceed expectations. The Stuttgart-based brand...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian elite class is among the world’s least value-generating to society, say researchers Tomas Casas and Guido Cozzi from St. Gallen University in Switzerland. There has been concern globally that the privileged could game...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic has hit especially hard in Brazil's favelas, but the country's 10 biggest favela communities now have a plan to fight back: they are launching their own bank. Dubbed...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - How to picture the post-Pandemic world, not in terms of the damage done, but with an eye to the future? And what would be Brazil's position in this scenario? With this challenge in mind,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) says that the inflation rate for families with the lowest monthly income - less than R$1,650.50 (US$311) - stood at 1.58% in December 2020. In the bracket representing...



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