Books

  • November/2012
    Marcelo Neri, Luisa Melo e Samanta Monte

    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.

    Themes / Subthemes
    Income 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/2011
    Marcelo 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 / Subthemes
    Income and Welfare > New Middle Class Labour & Production > Employment and Productivity Microfinance & Mobility > Mobility and Risks Society Econometrics > Coverage and Demand
  • August/2008
    Marcelo 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 Laureate

    Themes / Subthemes
    Labour & Production > Market Access Microfinance & Mobility > Microcredit and microinsurance
  • October/2003
    Marcelo 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 / Subthemes
    Society Econometrics > Demography and Diversity

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