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For most of the first-half of this year, investors in developing economies had a spring in their step. The bond and equity markets in countries known ...

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How to Fix Brazil’s Broken Economy

The last two decades made obvious a life's-not-fair fact: Big countries can get away with bad economic policy. Size matters to investors, global corporations, and ...


Meet the Kingmakers of Brasilia

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — In Brazil, all eyes are now turned to the Oct. 26 presidential runoff election between incumbent President Dilma Rousseff of ...


Brazil’s Election Illusion

Brazil's ongoing presidential election has been described as electrifying and unpredictable, suitable for a telenovela. To be sure, there has been no shortage of high ...

Lab Report

How to Bring Brazil’s Economy Back to Life

As Brazilians went to the polls on Oct. 5 to choose their new president, Aécio Neves, the Brazilian Social Democratic Party (PSDB) presidential candidate, surged ...


Better the Dilma You Know…

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — On a sunny election day in São Bernardo do Campo, the São Paulo suburb that is home to Brazil's former president, ...


Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 6, 2014

To catch Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Christian Caryl looks at the underreported role of Christian activists in Hong ...


Country of God

BRASÍLIA, Brazil — Pastor Hadman Daniel stands on the altar in Novo Dia in Brasília, a church of the Assembly of God, the most popular ...

Lab Report

The Subtle Art of the Brazilian Majority

Brazilian politics stands on the cusp of potentially far-reaching change. In June 2013, widespread protests against corruption and poor government services demonstrated a deep discontent ...

Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

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