By Pedro Gagliardi [24 min read] SUMMARY This paper examines the costs and benefits of dry processing and/or dry stacking as alternative production methods for the current mining operations in Brazil. Both methods prevent the formation of tailings dams, which are created as a result of the extraction of iron ore. This paper carries out … Continue reading Dry mining in Brazil: A cost-benefit analysis after the tragedies of Mariana and Brumadinho
Columbia University, New York – March 2019. In an exclusive interview with Brazil Talk, the Brazilian economist André Lara Resende shares his vision on: – Fiscal Policy – Beyond GDP Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, André Lara Resende was the Director of the Central Bank of Brazil, one of the members … Continue reading Interview with André Lara Resende
Columbia University, New York – April 2019.
By Nathaniel Archer Lawrence [5 min read] When I tell Brazilians I teach financial education, nearly without fail their first response is, “Oh, I need that.” Brazil finds itself almost a decade into an existential economic crisis. The “social-democratic” darling of BRIC countries in 2010, Brazil has spent the better part of this decade suffering. … Continue reading Brazil’s Complicated Relationship with Money