The assistance I need is a list of macro economic problems faced by Brazil over the past decade.
Please note the following:
Any point listed must be factually based and preferably referenced (that is, the point needs to be supported by facts)
Brazil faces a dilemma because even moderate growth leads to substantial increase in demand for imports. This results in the need for devaluation of the real exchange rate to avoid a deterioration of the trade balance.
For more on this, see "Growth, exchange rates and trade in Brazil: a structuralist post-Keynesian approach" by Nelson H. Barbosa Filho (http://www.face.ufmg.br/novaeconomia/sumarios/v14n2/140203.pdf).
This situation has resulted in the following macroeconomic problems for Brazil over the last decade:
1. Erratic foreign exchange markets:
Economic problems faced by Brazil with references