Research Library

Latin America Initiative

The Brazilian Crisis

The Brazilian Crisis.

Since early 2014, Brazil has been in the midst of a political and economic crisis characterized by the impeachment of former President Dilma Rousseff, steadily worsening economic conditions, and an investigation into widespread corruption within the government and Petrobras, the state-owned oil company. Experts from the Latin America Initiative analyze different aspects of the current situation in the issue briefs listed below. 

"The Brazilian Crisis is Not Yet Over," by Sergio Fausto

"Trade Liberalization in Brazil: When and How?" by Pedro da Motta Veiga