Columbia International Affairs Online: Working Papers

CIAO DATE: 07/2014

Brazil in the Global Economy: Measuring the Gains From Trade

Sandra Polaski, Joaquim Bento de Souza Ferreir, Janine Berg, Scott McDonald, Karen Thierfelder, Dirk Willenbockel, Eduardo Zepeda

March 2009

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace


Despite holding a leading position in world trade negotiations, Brazil will benefit little from increased trade. Policy makers face acute challenges as the country struggles to generate sufficient employment and improve labor incomes.