This book is the result of long research, which started in early 1983 and aimed at examining Brazil's economic adjustment following the two oil shocks in the period between 1974 and 1981, before the so-called "debt crisis". .
1. Introduction 2. The Brazilian Economy and the First Oil Shock 3. Structural and External Financing Policies 4. Structural Policy Effects: A Sectoral Analysis 5. Expenditure-Reducing and Expenditure-Switching Policies 6. The Transfer of Real Resources as a Restriction on Growth: Recent Trends in the Brazilian Economy 7. General Conclusions