Nelson Henrique Barbosa Filho


Nelson Barbosa holds a PhD, in Economics from the New School for Social Research and is currently Professor at FGV and the University of Brasilia. Doctor Barbosa has also worked as an economic analyst at the Brazilian Central Bank and, from 2006 through 2013, he was part of the senior economic staff at the Brazilian Ministry of Finance, first as Secretary of Economic Monitoring (2007-08), and later as Secretary of Economic Policy (2009-10) and Deputy Finance Minister (2011-13). Doctor Barbosa’s main fields of research are Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Applied Macroeconomic Models.

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Mainstream Economists Have Been Using a Misleading Inflation Model for 60 Years

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Comment on Paul Krugman’s recent observations on US inflation

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Inflation? It’s Import Prices and the Labor Share!

Paper Working Paper Series | | Jan 2021

Recognizing that inflation of the value of output and its costs of production must be equal, we focus on a cost-based macroeconomic structuralist approach in contrast to micro-oriented monetarist analysis.

Wage Increases, Transfers, and the Socially Determined Income Distribution in the USA

Paper Working Paper Series | | Apr 2014

This paper is based on a social accounting matrix (SAM) which incorporates the size distribution of income based on data from the BEA national accounts, the widely discussed 2012 CBO distribution study, and BLS consumer surveys.

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