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O impacto do aumento das exportações de álcool sobre a distribuição de renda do Brasil
[The impact of the increased exports of ethanol on the distribution of income of the Brazil]


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  • Moreira, Guilherme Renato Caldo
  • Ichihara, Silvio Massaru
  • Guilhoto, Joaquim José Martins


The reduction of the use of biofuels is one of the main world-wide concerns, mainly had to the global heating. In this scene Brazil is one of the main combustible alcohol producer in the world, withholds the production technology commercialization and uses the alcohol on a large scale has more then two decades, on the other hand the country still presents serious problems in its income distributive structure. The present work uses the combination of surveys: the research of familiar budgets (POF), national research for sample of domiciles (PNAD) and Input-Output matrices, estimating the impact of this growth on the distribution of Brazilian income. The joined results show, confirming other works, that the impact on the income distribution is very small. Regionally, the biggest reduction appears in the regions North and Northeast.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 31517.

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Date of creation: 2007
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:31517

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Keywords: Income distribution; Input-Output; Productive structure; Biofuels; Leontief-Miyazawa Model.;

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  1. Joaquim José M. Guilhoto & Manuel Alcino R. Da Fonseca, 1987. "Uma análise dos efeitos econômicos de estratégias setoriais," Revista Brasileira de Economia, FGV/EPGE Escola Brasileira de Economia e Finanças, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil), vol. 41(1), pages 81-98, January.
  2. Jose Euclides Cavalcanti, 2001. "Income Distributive Effects in the Brazilian Economy," Economic Systems Research, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(3), pages 275-287.
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  4. Filho, Joaquim Bento de Souza Ferreira & Horridge, Mark, 2005. "The Doha Round, poverty, and regional inequality in Brazil," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3701, The World Bank.
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  6. Guilhoto, J. J. M. & Sesso Filho, U. A., 2005. "Estimação da Matriz Insumo-Produto a Partir De Dados Preliminares das Contas Nacionais
    [Estimation of input-output matrix using preliminary data from national accounts]
    ," MPRA Paper 38212, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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