To wrap-up this trilogy about Brazilian Social Security implementation, I will now go through the three most relevant endeavours being carried by the country’s national social security agency (INSS), in its efforts to deal with the challenges described in my previous post. All of them are strongly reliant on information systems, which are actually delivered […]

Despite controversies involving the Brazilian government’s response to coronavirus, it was surprisingly able to deliver a relevant package of policies aimed at tackling both social and economic downturns. Among these, a new cash transfer policy, called Auxílio Emergencial (Emergency Aid), is particularly relevant. Designed over Bolsa-Família and national social security instruments, it pays three monthly […]