Classic and Spatial Shift-Share Analysis of State-Level Employment Change in Brazil

  • Valente J. MatlabaEmail author
  • Mark Holmes
  • Philip McCann
  • Jacques Poot
Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)


The Brazilian economy has gone through a remarkable transformation since the difficult times of the last quarter of the twentieth century. Brazil is now seen as one of the engines of global economic growth and together with Russia, India and China makes up the often cited BRIC acronym. During the current decade, Brazil is expected to overtake the economies of Britain and France and become the world’s fifth largest economy, with São Paulo possibly the world’s fifth wealthiest city.


Gross Domestic Product Employment Growth Spatial Weight Matrix Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis Employment Growth Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valente J. Matlaba
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mark Holmes
    • 2
  • Philip McCann
    • 3
  • Jacques Poot
    • 4
  1. 1.Vale Technological InstituteUmarizal, BelémBrazil
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsUniversity of WaikatoHamiltonNew Zealand
  3. 3.Faculty of Spatial SciencesUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  4. 4.National Institute of Demographic and Economic Research (NIDEA)University of WaikatoHamiltonNew Zealand

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