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Desempenho Relativo de Modelos Alternativos de Desenvolvimento no Nordeste: o Caso de Pernambuco


  • Alexandre Rands

    () (Datamétrica Consultoria, Pesquisa e Telemarketing)


This paper presents two major economic models that have been implemented in Pernambuco in the last forty years and are the major alternatives faced by State societies in Northeast Brazil. It identifies the class structure that is typical in this region and indicates their relationships on the support of each model in the particular case of Pernambuco. Some tests of the economic performance of these models are pursued through their impact on GDP growth rate and the rate of unemployment in the major Metropolitan area of the State. Time series estimated models points for a better performance of the popular model, when compared to the conservative model.

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  • Alexandre Rands, 2003. "Desempenho Relativo de Modelos Alternativos de Desenvolvimento no Nordeste: o Caso de Pernambuco," Working Papers 43, Datamétrica Consultoria Econômica, revised 2003.
  • Handle: RePEc:dtm:wpaper:43

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    desenvolvimento; desempenho econômico; Pernambuco. Classes sociais em Pernambuco.;

    JEL classification:

    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes


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