The aim of this book is to unveil a new world in the traditional field of poverty studies, here and elsewhere, that is the rural area. If the new Brazilian poverty is on the suburbs and in the slums of large cities, the old poverty remains in the field.
- November/2012Marcelo Neri, Luisa Melo e Samanta MonteThemes / SubthemesIncome and Welfare > Inclusive Growth, Inequality and Poverty, Income Policies, New Middle Class Labour & Production > Employment and Productivity, Market Access Society Econometrics > Demography and Diversity, Coverage and Demand
- September/2011Marcelo Neri
This book discusses the Brazilian middle class, its definition, evolution, profile, attitudes and durability. It describes the methodology that uses per capita household income derived from household surveys to determine economic classes.Themes / SubthemesIncome and Welfare > New Middle Class Labour & Production > Employment and Productivity Microfinance & Mobility > Mobility and Risks Society Econometrics > Coverage and Demand
- August/2008Marcelo Neri
To say that the poor cannot take loans because they do not have collateral is the same as saying that man cannot fly because he has no wings." - Muhammad Yunus, Founder of Grameen Bank and 2006 Nobel Peace LaureateThemes / SubthemesLabour & Production > Market Access Microfinance & Mobility > Microcredit and microinsurance
- October/2003Marcelo Neri
Just as the French relate the blue, white and red colours to their revolution ideals: liberty, equality and fraternity, were we to relate attributes to our flag’s green and yellow, what would you choose? I would say: diversity and inequality.Themes / SubthemesSociety Econometrics > Demography and Diversity