1997
DOI: 10.1590/s0103-40141997000200007
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Abstract: 79BRASIL ACABA de deixar a posição desconfortável de campeão de desigualdades econômica e social. Em 1995 e em 1996, o World Development Report, publicado pelo Banco Mundial, apontou o Brasil como o país com o mais alto índice de Gini: 63,4, de acordo com dados de 1989. A distribuição percentual de renda dos 10% mais ricos foi de 51,3% do PIB, enquanto essa mesma distribuição mostra que os 40% mais pobres possuem apenas 7%. Em nenhum outro país, dentre os 85 para os quais os dados se encontram disponíveis, os … Show more

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“…During those years the country was experiencing the effects of several economic crisis, but also was undergoing important processes of democratisation and political liberalisation. In Brasilia the programme was called Bolsa-Escola and was introduced in January of 1995, by the government of the leftist Workers' Party (PT) led by Governor Cristovam Buarque (Lindert, Linder, Hobbs, & De la Brière, 2007;Pinheiro do Nascimiento & Aguiar, 2006;Suplicy & Buarque, 1997). The programme targeted families with a per capita income of less than one half the minimum wage, who had children between 7 and 14 years of age, the compulsory years of public education in the country, and who had resided in the Federal District for at least five years.…”
Section: Ccts In Brazilmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The objectives were to raise education levels of the poor by guaranteeing registration and attendance. It was complemented by Poupança-Escola, which deposited in a bank account one minimum wage per year for each child of beneficiary families, of which a percentage could be withdrawn after passing certain school grades (Buarque, 2013;Pinheiro do Nascimiento & Aguiar, 2006;Suplicy & Buarque, 1997).…”
Section: Ccts In Brazilmentioning
confidence: 99%
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“…OESP stands out as the media outlet which most emphasizes the need for public policies which value "work and meritocracy" to the detriment of income transfers. The newspaper did not mention, however, that historically one of the great proponents of the minimum wage paradigm was Milton Friedman, an orthodox economist, (Suplicy & Buarque, 1997), with objectives distinct from those of the BFP.…”
Section: Graph 5 Arguments Used Against the Bfp Per Year -Fsp (%)mentioning
confidence: 99%