Case | HBS Case Collection | April 2001 (Revised May 2002)

Brazil: Embracing Globalization?

by Laura Alfaro

Abstract

In 2001, Brazil stands at a crossroads. The country seems to be emerging from decades of economic stagnation. The economic situation remains tenuous, however, Brazil's leaders must now chart a forward course. Most critically, they must decide whether Brazil's future rests with close links to the global economy.

Keywords: Developing Countries and Economies; Development Economics; Economic Slowdown and Stagnation; Cooperation; Globalized Economies and Regions; Cost vs Benefits; Brazil;

Citation:

Alfaro, Laura. "Brazil: Embracing Globalization?" Harvard Business School Case 701-104, April 2001. (Revised May 2002.)