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Can the distributional impacts of macroeconomic shocks be predicted? A comparison of the performance of macro-micro models with historical data for Brazil (English)

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What was the impact of Brazil's 1998-99 currency crisis-which resulted in a change of exchange rate regime and a large real devaluation-on the occupational structure of the labor force and the distribution of incomes? Would it have been possible to predict...  See More +

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  • Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Leite, Phillippe G.; Pereira da Silva, Luiz A.; Picchetti, Paulo; Leite, Phillippe George;
  • 2004/05/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS3303
  • 1
  • 1
  • Brazil
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • 2010/07/01
  • Can the distributional impacts of macroeconomic shocks be predicted? A comparison of the performance of macro-micro models with historical data for Brazil
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