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Inefficient and costly: Brazil’s public service in need of reform

Inefficient and costly: Brazil's public service in need of reform bureaucracy
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Brazil is a country that suffers from significant income inequality, which should come as news to no-one. A recent study from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) showed that this disparity of wealth has hit new records in 2019

Beyond the simple matter of income, there is an underlying inequality that directly contributes to this abyss in welfare between the rich and poor. The discrepancy of opportunities in the country is tremendous, an imbalance understood as the lack of access to basic resources which allow everyone to have the same chances in life—essentially, for everyone to start...

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