Neoliberalism to Social-liberalism: Brazilian transition saw through public policies expenses

Lucas Trentin RechUallace Moreira Lima


The article brings to the reader analyzes of the last 16 years of public spending in Brazil. The mainly objective of the work is to demonstrate the government transition from neoliberalism to social-liberalism. To achieve that is used the public policies expenses to see how the distribution of the expenditure fit or not to the social-liberal theoretical concept. The conclusion is that Brazil really experienced a transition but, in the end, these did not means any permanent achievement to the subaltern classes.