Emeritus professor of the Getulio Vargas Foundation, former finance minister (1987), minister of federal administration (1995-98) and minister of science and technology (1999) of Brazil.
Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira is the emeritus professor of the Getulio Vargas Foundation, where he has taught economic and political theory since 1959. He has served as a visiting professor at several universities and has edited the Brazilian Journal of Political Economy since 1981. He was finance minister (1987) and minister of federal administration (1995-98) of Brazil. He is the author of various books on new developmentalism, politics, public and social theory, and developmental macroeconomics