Data How to Do Data Analytics in Government By examining and capturing lessons learned from city-level analytics projects, practitioners and theorists can better understand how data- and tech-enabled innovations affect municipal governance.
Connect With Us What Brazil Thinks About Globalization Brazil is the largest and most populous country in South America, has the 8th largest economy in the world,1 is celebrating its first female president, Dilma Rousseff, and is planning to the host the World Cup and Olympics.
Brazil has not only weathered the global economic crisis without major problems, its middle class is growing. Yet despite all the good news, Brazil faces many challenges, including rampant crime and corruption, poor infrastructure, onerous pensions, a restrictive business environment with strict labor laws that encourage a thriving black market, and a very unequal society.
Brazil also faces the major dilemma of balancing economic development with environmental protection. Trade Brazil has a strong export market in commodities that accounts for a third of its GDP.
The revival of world economy in the post-crisis and the promotion of sustained and sustainable development pose major challenges they pose to the next generation of leaders and decision makers worldwide.
The results of policies to stimulate the economy, adopted by the advanced industrial countries, has not had the expected effects and the global economy seems to live the threat of a new wave of recession. In this scenario of global economic imbalance, the Brazilian has been showing high growth rates, largely due to the strength of its vast domestic market.
The Brazilian economy presents with ability to keep growing at a rapid pace and measures to prevent the return of external vulnerability should be taken in order to deflect hazards that endanger the sustainable development of the country But the increased presence in international markets will only be possible through increased innovation and adherence, unprecedented for Brazilian companies to that cause.
The results show only marginal advances and worsens the situation, when compared with Asian countries, demonstrating that there is still a great effort being made by Brazilian companies and a further need in the context of public policy.
On another front, the trade balance has shown a retraction justified by the greater increase in imports relative to exports. So, sum up the need to broaden the innovation imperative to strengthen the Brazilian exports, with predominant production of products with higher technological content.
For this reason, the Brazilian government provides a greater stimulus to international trade through the improvement and expansion of the system of export financing. Innovation and exports gain relevance and become priorities of the Productive Development Policy for the next round of government, assuming the strategic role of inducers of sustainable development of Brazil, to generate more and better jobs, meet the demands of society in various areas such as education, health and environment, and reduce social and regional inequalities in the country.
It has balanced its books, giving the country a reasonable amount of cash reserves to help it through the current, global economic crisis. The government development banks have required state lenders to loan money, when private lending dried up.
The ability of Brazil to overcome the effects of global crisis last year and accelerating the growth of Gross Domestic Product GDP this year resulted in greater confidence among economic agents, thus favoring the attraction of investments. But the optimism may not lead to consider proactive attitude ensured the development process of the country need to set ambitious goals and work hard to achieve them.
For this, we must expand the GDP at 5. Maintain this pace for long periods requires the removal of barriers that are imposed for decades. At the same time we must prepare ourselves for the challenges of the global environment.
Brazilian companies bear a tax burden far exceeds the competitors from other countries, which so severely undermines the ability to capture new markets and investing.Adaption-Innovation is a timely and comprehensive text written for anyone who wants to know more about dealing with problem solving, thinking style, creativity and team dynamics..
In an age when teams have become critical to successful problem solving, Adaption-Innovation (A-I) theory is a model in this field, which aims to increase collaboration and reduce conflict within groups.
In a previous series of three articles published by InnovationManagement, I introduced the concept of innovation governance. These first articles covered: (1) the definition and scope of innovation governance; (2) the organizational models that companies have chosen to allocate innovation management responsibilities; and (3) a first assessment of the perceived effectiveness of these models.
This paper examines the relationship between political connections and corporate innovation in China. We find that political connections hinder corporate innovation activities and reduce innovation efficiency, suggesting the existence of political resource curse effect on corporate innovation in .
Is U.S. Economic Growth Over? Faltering Innovation Confronts the Six Headwinds Robert J. Gordon NBER Working Paper No. August JEL No. D24,E2,E66,J11,J15,O3,O31,O4,Q Brazil is the largest and most populous country in South America, has the 8th largest economy in the world, 1 is celebrating its first female president, Dilma Rousseff, and is planning to the host the World Cup and Olympics.
Brazil has not only weathered the global economic crisis without major problems, its middle class is growing. Stuart Anderson. I write about globalization, business, technology and immigration. FULL BIO. I am the executive director of the National Foundation for American Policy, a non-partisan public.