This case describes Brazil’s political and economic development from the end of the Second World War until October 1998 with a focus on politics and the impact of the Real Plan, an economic stabilization plan implemented between 1994 and 1998. Contagion effects of the crisis in Russia in August 1998 led to massive capital outflows from Brazil and the pressure on foreign exchange reserves. Brazil has to decide what action to take in relation to the system of fixed exchange rates. See also the B case (UV1619) and C ca … Read more »

This case describes Brazil’s political and economic development from the end of the Second World War until October 1998 with a focus on politics and the impact of the Real Plan, an economic stabilization plan implemented between 1994 and 1998. Contagion effects of the crisis in Russia in August 1998 led to massive capital outflows from Brazil and the pressure on foreign exchange reserves. Brazil has to decide what action to take in relation to the system of fixed exchange rates. See also the B case (UV1619) and C case (UV1620).
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Petra Christmann,
Heitor Carrera
Source: Darden School of Business
32 pages.
Release Date: 13 March 2002. Prod #: UV1618-PDF-ENG
Brazil: The Real Plan (A) HBR case solution

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