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3rd Workshop on New Developmentalism: Theory and Policy for Developing Countries

Hosted by the Centre of Studies on New Developmentalism of the Sao Paulo School of Economics at Fundação Getulio Vargas – São Paulo, Brazil

July 26th and 27th, 2018



The Centre for Studies on New Developmentalism of the Sao Paulo School of Economics Fundção Getulio Vargas is pleased to invite interested candidates for participating in the 3rd Workshop on New Developmentalism – Theory and Policies for Developing Countries –, which will be held in São Paulo, Brazil, on July 26 and 27th, 2018.

The workshop will include, in the first day, a mini-course on new developmentalism in which this theory will be compared with classical developmentalism (development economics) as well as with post-Keynesian macroeconomics – the two school of thoughts from which new developmentalism originates. In the second day, panelists will present the selected papers for the workshop.

Lecturers and keynote speaker


Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira: Emeritus Professor at FGV. Former Finance Minister of Brazil; former Minister of Federal Administration and State Reform; former Minister of Science and Technology; Emeritus Researcher of National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPQ).

Nelson Marconi: Professor at EAESP-FGV; Former President of Brazilian Keynesian Association; Coordinator of Economics Forum at Getulio Vargas Foundation.

Jose Luis Oreiro: Professor at UnB (University of Brasilia); Former President of Brazilian Keynesian Association.

Keynote Speaker:

Martin Rapetti: Director of Economic Development at CIPPEC. Researcher at CONICET. Director of Master in Economics at Universidad de Buenos Aires.



Researchers and students are invited either to attend to the workshop and submit a paper for a panel, or to attend to the workshop (lectures and panels) only.

FOR SUBMISSIONS TO PANELS: Candidates should submit an abstract dealing with the economic or political economy issues associated to new developmentalism theory. It should reach a maximum size of 500 words (excluding references). It should be sent in pdf format and must include identification of author, filiation, and title of the article. Due date is july, 1th.  Results will be released on July, 3th. E-mail address to submissions: cnd@fgv.br.

Final versions of papers for accepted submissions should be sent no later than July, 20th.

Best articles may be published in the Brazilian Journal of Political Economy.

FOR ALL INTERESTED PEOPLE: All applicants shall send a short (one page) curriculum vitae, containing no less than maximum academic degree, the corresponding institution, research interests and most relevant publications (not mandatory).

  – The Centre will provide 3 nights of hotel for the panelists.

  – The Centre will provide lunch and coffee break for all participants.

There will be a symbolic registration fee of US$50.00 or R$190,00 for all participants.

For subscriptions, please access the link: http://www.fgv.br/eventos/?P_EVENTO=3997&P_IDIOMA=0

Panellists and participants will receive certificates.

The Hotel Paulista Wall Street (5 minutes away from the conference place) offers special tariffs for the participants (please inform that you are enrolled in the Workshop for special rates).

If you need an invitation letter, please let us know.

The upcoming information about the Workshop will be available on this link: http://cnd.fgv.br/node/563



July 26th


09:00 – 10:00

Developmentalism and economic liberalism (Professor Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira)

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee break

10:30 – 11:30

Developmental Macroeconomics I – The determination of the exchange rate (Professor  Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira)

11:30 – 12:30

The neo-Keynesian, the neo-Kaleckian and the new-developmental models of growth (Professor José Luis Oreiro)


Lunch with lecturers and participants

14:00 – 15:00

Developmental Macroeconomics II – Exchange rate, current-account and growth (Professor Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira)

15:00 – 16:00

New developmentalism and the Brazilian economy (Professor José Luis Oreiro)

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 17:30

The methodology of industrial equilibrium index and profit rate comparisons (Professor Nelson Marconi)


July 27th

Second day – Panels of discussion papers

09:00 – 10:40

Session 1

10:40 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:40

Session 2

12:40 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:00

Keynote speaker

Professor Martin Rapetti


(Names of participants in the sessions will be fulfilled after the submission and approval process)

Parallel sessions are possible due to the number of submitted and approved papers.

Important Dates


– For the panellists, the deadline to submit abstracts is July 1th, 2018.

– For the attendants only, the deadline for enrolment will be July 16th, 2018.

– Notification of acceptance of papers submissions will be sent no later than July 3th, 2018.

– Final papers should be sent no later than July 20th, 2018.



Luiz Carlos Bresser Pereira (FGV)

Nelson Marconi (FGV)

Sonia Reis (FGV)


References on New Developmentalism

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos (2007) Macroeconomia da Estagnação. São Paulo: Editora 34.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos (2009) Developing Brazil: Overcoming the Failure of the Washington Consensus, Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos (2009) Globalização e Competição. Rio de Janeiro: Elsevier-Campus.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos (2009) Mondialisation et Compétition: La Découverte.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos (2010) Globalization and Competition. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos (2011) “From old to new developmentalism in Latin America”, in José Antonio Ocampo and Jaime Ross, eds. (2011) The Oxford Handbook of Latin American Economics, Oxford: Oxford University Press: 108-129.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos (2013) “The value of the exchange rate and the Dutch disease”, Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 33(3) July 2013: 371-387.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos (2014) A Construção Política do Brasil. São Paulo: Editora 34.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos (2015) “Reflecting on new developmentalism and classical developmentalism”, Working Paper EESP/FGV 395, June 2015. Available at www.bresserpereira.org.br.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos (2015) “State-society cycles and political pacts in a national-dependent society: Brazil”Latin American Research Review 80 (2), 2015: 3-22. 403b

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos e Marcus Ianoni (2015) “Developmental class coalitions: historical experiences and prospects”. Texto para Discussão EESP/Fundação Getúlio Vargas n.386, março 2015.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos e Paulo Gala (2007) “Why foreign savings fail to cause growth”, Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 27 (1): 3-19. In Portuguese, in the printed edition; in English, in the journal’s website: www.rep.org.br.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos, André Nassif e Carmem Feijó (2016) “A reconstrução da indústria brasileira: a conexão entre o regime macroeconômico e a política industrial”,  Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 36 (3): 493-513.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos, José Luis Oreiro and Nelson Marconi (2015) Developmental Macroeconomics. London: Routledge.

Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos, José Luis Oreiro e Nelson Marconi (2015 [2016]) Macroeconomia Desenvolvimentista. Rio de Janeiro: Campus/Elsevier. Edição original em inglês, 2015.

Cepêda, Vera Alves (2012) “Inclusão, democracia e o novo-desenvolvimentismo: um balanço histórico”, Estudos Avançados 26 (75): 77-90.

Diniz, Eli (2011) “O contexto internacional e a retomada do debate sobre o desenvolvimento no Brasil contemporâneo”, Dados – Revista de Ciências Sociais 54 (4): 493-531.

Diniz, Eli e Renato Boschi (2013) “Uma nova estratégia de desenvolvimento?”, in Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos, org. O Que Esperar do Brasil?, Rio de Janeiro: Editora FGV: 27-60.

Gala, Paulo (2006) Política Cambial e Macroeconomia do Desenvolvimento [Exchange Rate Policy and Development Macroeconomics], São Paulo: Escola de Economia de São Paulo da Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Tese de doutorado, maio 2006.

Gala, Paulo, Eliane Araújo e Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira (2011) “Poupança doméstica e externa e a taxa de câmbio” em Marcio Holland e Yoshiaki Nakano, orgs., Taxa de Câmbio no Brasil. Rio de Janeiro, 2011: 77-102

Gonzalez, Lauro (2007) Crises Financeiras Recentes: Revisitando as Experiências da América Latina e da Ásia.  São Paulo: Escola de Economia de São Paulo da Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Tese de Doutorado, junho 2007.

Ianoni, Marcus (2014) “Teoria do Estado desenvolvimentista: uma revisão da literatura”, Sinais Sociais 9 (24): 81-106.

Marconi, Nelson. “O papel dos preços macroeconômicos na crise e na recuperação”. Estudos Avançados, v. 31, p. 97-109, 2017.

Marconi, Nelson; Brancher, Marco C. “A política econômica do novo desenvolvimentismo”. Revista de Economia Contemporânea, v. 21, p. 1-31, 2017.

Marconi, Nelson (2012) “The industrial equilibrium exchange rate in Brazil: an estimation”, Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 32 (4): 656-669.

Marconi, Nelson (2015) “Estrutura produtiva e desenvolvimento econômico”. In Barbosa, Nelson, Nelson Marconi, Mauricio Canedo e Laura Carvalho, Indústria e Desenvolvimento Produtivo no Brasil, Rio de Janeiro: Campus Elsevier: 31-70.

Marconi, Nelson e Marcos Rocha (2011) “Desindustrialização precoce e sobrevalorização da taxa de câmbio. Texto para Discussão 1681, IPEA, dezembro 2011.

Marconi, Nelson, Araújo, Eliane Cristina e Oreiro, Jose Luis (2015) “The exchange rate, income elasticities, and structural change: theoretical foundations and empirical evidence”, paper presented at 43º Encontro Nacional de Economia da Anpec, Florianópolis, Brasil.

Missio, Fabrício, Frederico G. Jayme Jr. e José Luís Oreiro (2015) “The structuralist tradition in economics: Methodological and macroeconomic aspects”. Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 35 (2): 247-266.

Missio, Fabrício, Frederico G. Jayme Jr. e José Luís Oreiro (2015) “Real exchange rate and economic growth: new empirical evidence”, Metroeconomica (doi: 10.1111/meca.12087).

Morais, Lecio e Alfredo Saad-Filho (2012) “Da economia política à política econômica: o novo-desenvolvimentismo e o governo Lula”, Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 31 (4): 500-527.

Nakano, Yoshiaki, Nelson Marconi e Paulo Gala (2010) “Efeitos da apreciação cambial sobre a poupança e a indústria”, in Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos, org. Crise Global e o Brasil, Rio de Janeiro: Editora FGV: 153-172.

Nassif, André, Carmen Feijó e Eliane Araújo (2012 [2015]) “Overvaluation trend of the Brazilian currency in the 2000s: Empirical estimation”, Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 35 (1) 2015: 3-37.

Oreiro, José Luís (2012) “Novo-desenvolvimentismo, crescimento econômico e regimes de política macroeconômica”, Estudos Avançados 26 (75): 29-40.

Oreiro, José Luís (2015) “Um arcabouço teórico para a Macroeconomia Estruturalista do Desenvolvimento: uma homenagem a Bresser-Pereira”. In Oreiro, José Luis, Luiz Fernando de Paula e Nelson Marconi, orgs. (2015): 149-180.

Oreiro, José Luis e Luiz Fernando de Paula (2012) “O novo-desenvolvimentismo e a agenda de reformas macroeconômicas para o crescimento sustentado com estabilidade de preços e equidade social”, em Oreiro, de Paula e Basílio, orgs.  Macroeconomia do Desenvolvimento: Ensaios sobre Restrição Externa, Financiamento e Política Macroeconômica, Recife: Editora Universitária da UFPE: 59-94.

Oreiro, José Luis, Flávio A. C. Basílio e Gustavo J. G. Souza (2014) “Effects of overvaluation and exchange rate volatility over industrial investment: empirical evidence and economic policy proposals for Brazil”, Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 34 (3): 347-369.

Oreiro, José Luis, Luiz Fernando de Paula e Nelson Marconi (2015). A teoria econômica na obra de Bresser-Pereira, Santa Maria: Editora da Universidade Federal de Santa Maria.

Paula, Luiz Fernando de (2015) “Macroeconomia do desenvolvimento de Bresser-Pereira: para além da ortodoxia convencional e do keynesianismo vulgar”. In Oreiro, José Luis, Luiz Fernando de Paula e Nelson Marconi, orgs. (2015) A Teoria Econômica na Obra de Bresser-Pereira.  Santa Maria, RS: Editora da UFSM: 125-148.