RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian elite is among the world's least value-generating to society.
In a ranking headed by Singapore, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States and Scandinavian countries, Brazil trails behind countries such as Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Russia, India and Botswana.
With the exception of China, the BRICS countries are ranked lowest. Among them, the only one behind Brazil is South Africa. Degression and distortions of the tax system and the lack of incentive to competition are among the factors that stand against Brazilians.
Based on 72 indicators that describe value creation, researchers Tomas Casas . . .