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Jean Vilbert

Jean Vilbert holds a Bachelors and a Masters of Law. He is currently a Judge and Professor in São Paulo, Brazil.

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6 Reasons Why the Most Hated Politician in Latin America Became President of Brazil

Socialism

Blog11/21/2019

For many Brazilian voters, Jair Bolsonaro offered a chance to break with decades of failed economic policies. Time will tell if they were right.

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When Billionaires Want to Get Rid of Capitalism

Blog10/29/2019

When asked why they do not just give their money away voluntarily, some billionaires suddenly decide cooperation isn't all that great after all.

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The Failure of the Welfare State: The Case of Argentina and Brazil

Global Economy

Blog09/26/2019

The crisis-ridden welfare states of South America show us that the fabled "third way" to economic prosperity is not quite the cure-all we're told it is.

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Technological Innovation Is Nothing to Fear

Free MarketsCalculation and Knowledge

Blog09/21/2019

Robots are not fundamentally different from other labor-saving innovations, and there's no reason to believe increased innovation will lead to mass unemployment or mass poverty.

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In Brazil, Social Democracy Breeds Corruption

Global EconomyWorld History

Blog08/09/2019

Anti-poverty programs pushed by social democrats have enabled ever higher levels of corruption as bigger government programs mean the ultra-rich can skim more off the top.

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