Jonathan Tepperman writing on Brazil

Brazil’s Antipoverty Breakthrough: The Surprising Success of Bolsa Família

Foreign Affairs,
January 1, 2016
In recent years, as public anxiety over growing inequality has intensified, policymakers and academics have started scrambling for some increasingly extreme solutions. India, for example, has launched massive programs to provide the poor with food and jobs, and the French economist Thomas Piketty has famously proposed a redistributive global wealth tax. But there are big...