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Brazilian productivity rises amid job crisis

Good morning! Productivity increases among Brazilian workers, even amid crisis. Meanwhile, economic activity picks up, though the rich-poor gap is getting wider. And there is the risk of a third Covid wave on the horizon.

Brazilian employed workers seem more productive … 

Brazilian productivity rises despite job crisis
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The Institute for Applied Economic Research (Ipea) has launched a new index to measure the productivity of Brazilian workers. With results that may sound counterintuitive, Ipea found...

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