A crise econômica e o flagelo do desemprego
Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 4 No. 4 (1984), Oct-Dec / 1984, Pages
In its first part this paper presents a detailed description of the main characteristics of the actual Brazilian economic crisis, focusing its effects on the industrial output, on investment and employment. Afterwards the unemployment question is analyzed in detail, including the discussion of various types of existing unemployment, the way through which they develop in Brazil, the aggravation of unemployment problem from 1981, and finally the author presents the prospects for the next years. José Serra concludes finally that there are a necessity of a deep change in the economic policy and shows the principal aspects of an economic strategy that will favour the reduction of unemployment levels.