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Recent evolution of Brazil’s economy, the macroeconomic outlook and electricity sector dynamics


  • Nivalde J. de Castro

    () (Economics Institute, Rio de Janeiro Federal University (IE-UFRJ) and coordinator of the electricity sector studies group (GESEL))

  • Rubens Rosental


  • Daniel Bueno



With reference to a very favorable macroeconomic context of the Brazilian economy in 2007, the objective of this paper is to analyze the impacts on consumption of electricity and the expansion of installed generating capacity, it seeking a position signal on the real prospects of balance of imbalance between supply and demand of electric energy for the coming years.

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  • Nivalde J. de Castro & Rubens Rosental & Daniel Bueno, 2009. "Recent evolution of Brazil’s economy, the macroeconomic outlook and electricity sector dynamics," Portuguese Journal of Management Studies, ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa, vol. 0(1), pages 53-70.
  • Handle: RePEc:pjm:journl:v:xiv:y:2009:i:1:p:53-70

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    Brazilian economy; electricity sector; scenarios.;

    JEL classification:

    • L1 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
    • L2 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior
    • Q43 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Energy and the Macroeconomy


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