Debt crisis and neoliberal economic policies in Latin America: what role or the IMF? A focus on Brazil

De Benedetto, Alessia Maria Louise (A.A. 2020/2021) Debt crisis and neoliberal economic policies in Latin America: what role or the IMF? A focus on Brazil. Tesi di Laurea in International economics, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Paolo Garonna, pp. 142. [Master's Degree Thesis]

[img] PDF (Full text)
Restricted to Registered users only

Download (1MB) | Request a copy


Economic framework. Foreign debt and depreciation: a vicious circle. Political uncertainty and economic vulnerability. Debt restructuring. Rating and sovereign rating. International economic cooperation and the problem of debt in the developing world. Economic initiatives: Paris Cclub, London club, Enhanced HIPC initiative. Regional development banks: the inter-American development bank. The resilient role of the IMF in Latin America. The debt crisis in Latin America from the Seventies and the role of the IMF. Latin America’s economy: a history of dependency. Political, economic and social difficulties in the XX century. La Década Perdida: the debt crisis in the Eighties and the IMF structural adjustments. The Washington consensus and the shift to neo-liberalism. Continuity and banking crisis in the Nineties. The IMF: organization, purposes and criticisms. The new colonialism. The case of Brazil: debt crisis and IMF involvement. Globalization and a new model of development: the 1964-1985 dictatorship. The Brazilian lost decade and the IMF programs. Hyperinflation and public indebtedness: Cruzado plan, Bresser plan and Summer plan. The shift to neo-liberalism. Cardoso and the Ppan Real. The financial crisis between 1998 and 1999. New millennium and new debt: 2008 global financial crisis. The current debt situation of Brazil and the role of the international community. Neo-developmentalism VS neo-liberalism. The presidency of Bolsonaro: a market-oriented agenda and popular discontent. The economic and social costs of the pandemic. Brazil’s record debt. What role for the IMF in the economic recovery: the debt service suspension initiative. Call for change: globalization and the need for a new international financial architecture.


Bibliografia: pp. 119-122. Sitografia: p. 123.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-62)
Chair: International economics
Thesis Supervisor: Garonna, Paolo
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Magnani, Marco
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2022 14:04
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2022 14:04


Downloads per month over past year

Repository Staff Only

View Item View Item