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12/12 | Challenges to overcoming inequality in Brazil: A conversation with Nelson Barbosa, former Minister of Finance of Brazil

The Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies, SCEPA, and the Reconvexo Collective invite you to:

“Challenges to overcoming inequality in Brazil: A conversation with Nelson Barbosa, former Minister of Finance of Brazil”

With Nelson Barbosa and Marcelo Medeiros

After
many years of decreasing income inequality and poverty levels, Brazil
is again facing a worsening of its poverty indicators. According to the
Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), the number of
people in Brazil with an income below the World Bank Poverty Line
increased, on average, by one million every year between 2015 and 2018.
This seminar is an opportunity to discuss the recent economic and
political changes in Brazil, and how they can affect income distribution
and poverty indicators.

Thursday, December 12, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Wolff Conference Room, Room D1103
Albert and Vera List Academic Center
6 E 16th Street, New York, NY 10003

Speaker: Nelson Barbosa

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