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The challenge of social mobility

Published by Corecon – Conselho Regional de Economia - AL in 17/05/2021

“Brazil needs to make opportunities for all children and young people more equal, so that differences in results are an expression of human variety, talents, virtues and even luck”,  by Paulo Tafner.

Some time ago, I wrote here that Brazil is a giant. I presented numerous statistics ranging from demography to grain production, cattle herds, oil, and drinking water reserves.

To give the reader the dimension of our economy, I showed that the Brazilian GDP is the ninth largest in the world (IMF and World Bank)¹, being surpassed by developed countries such as the USA, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy, as well as by two developing countries, China and India.

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