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Emerging economies at a crossroads: from expansion to uncertainty

The public finances, the Achilles heel of the Brazilian economy

Brazil’s new president will not have much time to celebrate his victory. The challenges facing his country are vast, so he would do well to quickly transition from election promises to taking action. Specifically, the new cabinet’s first priority should, without a doubt, be to deal with the difficult situation of the public finances. From a European perspective, we must not view Brazil’s economic situation as a distant problem that should only concern those who have invested in the country. On the one hand, unlike other emerging economies, such as...

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