HENRY MAKSOUD


Born March 8, 1929, in Aquidauana, State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

UNIVERSITY DEGREES

* Civil Engineer, Mackenzie University, São Paulo, Brazil, 1951.

* Electrical Engineer, Mackenzie University, São Paulo, Brazil, 1951.

* Master of Science, Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.A., 1953.

LANGUAGES

* Fluent in: Portuguese, English and Spanish.

* Knowledge of: French and Italian.

MEMBERSHIPS

* Academies:

  • Founding Member - National Academy of Engineering.
  • Academic - Brazilian Academy of Military Engineering.
  • Academic - International Academy of Law and Economics.
  • Academic - Distinguished Engineering Alumni Academy - The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA, 2003.

* Brazilian Organizations:

  • Member, Institute of Engineering, São Paulo (President 1967-1968).
  • Life Member, Consulting Board of the Institute of Engineering, São Paulo.
  • Life Member, Engineers' Club of Rio de Janeiro.
  • Member, Engineering Club of Goiás.
  • Member, Engineers' Association of Minas Gerais.
  • Member, Brazilian Committee on Large Dams.
  • Member, IBP - Brazilian Petroleum Institute.
  • Member, Brazilian Society of Aeronautic and Space Law.
  • Board Member, Brazilian Federation of Engineers' Associations (Second Vice-President, 1968-1970).
  • Member, ABCE - Brazilian Association of Engineering Consultants (Board Member, 1972-1976).
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Young Men's Christian Association of São Paulo, 1980-1982.
  • Member, Community Support Council, Young Men's Christian Association of São Paulo.
  • Member, Advisory Council of SUCESU (Association of Users of Computers and Auxiliary Equipment), São Paulo, 1981-1982.
  • Member, Brazil-United States of America Business Council, Brazilian Section.
  • Member of the Management Council of the Community Development Organization of Brazil.
  • Honorary Counselor, of the Rio de Janeiro Commercial Association's Permanent Council for Social Communications and of the Brazilian Confederation of Commercial Associations.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Chapter of IAA - International Advertising Association, 1984-1985.
  • Founding Member of the National Academy of Engineering, 1991.
  • Member of the International Academy of Law and Economics.

* Foreign Organizations:

  • Life Member, American Society of Civil Engineers, U.S.A.
  • Member, American Association of Costs Engineers, U.S.A.
  • Member, American Geophysical Union, U.S.A.
  • Member, International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, U.S.A.
  • Member, American Meteorological Society, U.S.A.
  • Member, American Water Resources Association, U.S.A.
  • Member, American Society of Planning Officials, U.S.A.
  • Member, International Association of Hydrogeologists.
  • Life Member, Association Internationale Permanente des Congres de Navigation.
  • Member, The Mont Pèlerin Society, since 1978.
  • Member, Sociedad Interamericana de Planificación.
  • Counselor, International Advertising Association, Brazilian Chapter.
  • Member, The International Advisory Board, American University, U.S.A.
  • Member, International Law and Economics Academy, São Paulo, SP.
  • Counselor, Melkita Greek-Catholic Council, 1988-1991.

DISTINCTIONS

  • President, São Paulo Engineering Institute, 1967-1968.
  • Salesman of the Year - 1975, awarded by ADVB - Brazilian Sales Managers' Association, São Paulo.
  • Patron, Civil Engineering Graduating Class, Mackenzie University, São Paulo, 1975.
  • Sponsor, Civil Engineering Graduating Class, University of Bahia, 1975.
  • Honoured by the Zahle Club of São Paulo, March 1976.
  • Sponsor, Fifth Specialization Course in Business Administration of the João Pinheiro Foundation, City of Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, April 1976.
  • Honorary Citizen of the City of São Paulo, awarded by the São Paulo Municipal Legislative Assembly, 1976.
  • Patron, Civil Engineering Graduating Class, Engineering School, Mato Grosso University, City of Campo Grande, 1976.
  • Sponsor, Engineers' Graduating Class, Industrial Engineering College, City of São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo, April 1977.
  • Patron, Civil Engineering Graduating Class, Bauru College of Civil Engineering, City of Bauru, State of São Paulo, March 1978.
  • Sponsor, Graduating Class of Polytechnic School, Federal University of Bahia, January 1979.
  • Patron, Civil Engineering Graduating Class, Londrina State University, Paraná, August 1979.
  • Patron, Graduating Class of São Luis College of Economics, São Paulo, February 1980.
  • Patron, Graduates of the Accounting Sciences and Administration Course, Professor Nuno Lisboa Educational Society, Rio de Janeiro, February 1980.
  • Received the "Order of Ipiranga" award, rank of "Comendador" (Knight Commander), granted by the São Paulo State Government, for exceptional services to the State of São Paulo, January 1982.
  • Awarded the "Grande Medalha da Inconfidência", Commendation Medal by Minas Gerais State Government for remarkable services on behalf of Minas Gerais, April 1982.
  • Sponsor, Graduating Classes of Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering of the Bauru Educational Foundation, Bauru, State of São Paulo, August 1982.
  • Patron, 22nd Class of the Business Administration College of the Senador Fláquer Graduate Institute of Santo André, São Paulo, June 1983.
  • Sponsor, VI Class of the Administration Course, Qualification in Foreign Trade, Administrative Sciences College, Methodist Institute for University Education, City of São Bernardo do Campo, State of São Paulo, August 1984.
  • Sponsor, graduation of the 1985 first semester class, São Paulo College of Technology, São Paulo, August 1985.
  • Sponsor, Graduates of the Administration Course of AEUDF - Federal District Unified Teaching Association, Brasília, Federal District, August 1987.
  • Honored with the "Order of the Consular Merit" award, rank of Great Officer, by the Costa Rica General Consulate, Recife, State of Pernambuco, September 1987.
  • Honored with the "Order of the National Congress" award, rank of Great Officer, Brasília, Federal District, December 1987.
  • Patron, Graduates from São Paulo Engineering College, January 1990.
  • Patron, Graduates from Armando Alvares Penteado College, March 1990.
  • Honoured by the Monte Líbano Club of Bauru, State of São Paulo, commemorating the 94 years of this City, August 1990.
  • Honoured by the City of Aquidauana, in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, at the 100 years commemoration of foundation of the City, 1992.
  • Awarded the title "Airport Personality" by INFRAERO (Brazilian Company of Airport Infrastructure), Rio de Janeiro International Airport, for remarkable Services on behalf of the Brazilian Airport Development, January 1995.
  • Honored with the "Commemorative Medal of Centennial of the Birth of the Emerit Mayor of the City of São Paulo, Francisco Prestes Maia", for the Donation of Cultural Assets to the Prestes Maia Library, April 1996.
  • Honored with the “High Distinction Military Engineering Legion of Merit Medal” by the Brazilian Academy of Military Engineering, in São Paulo, SP, Brasil, in May 2001.
  • Induction at the College`s Distinguished Engineering Alumni Academy - The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA, 2003.

TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES

* TEACHING ACTIVITIES

  • Professor of Hydrology at CEPERN - Pan-American Center for the Improvement of Research on Natural Resources, Technical Cooperation Program, Organization of American States, 1954-1961.
  • Conducted several courses on water resources and integrated development of river basins, 1954-1963.
  • Lecture in University Extension Course on Technology of Development, Physics Department, College of Philosophy, Sciences and Literature, University of São Paulo, 1968.
  • Lecture on "Demarchy, a New System of Government", at the College of Law of the University of Coimbra, Portugal, March 1989.
  • Lecture on "Political Aspects of the Brazilian Economy", at the Mastership Course in Business Administration of the Nova University, in Lisbon, Portugal, March 1989.

* PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Research Assistant at the Iowa Institute of Hydraulic Research, U.S.A., hydraulic research work on scale models, 1953.
  • Engineer at COBAST - Companhia Brasileira de Administração e Serviços Técnicos, São Paulo Light & Power Company, in charge of hydrologic studies of various rivers and projects, 1954.
  • Head, Water Resources Department, Pan-American Center for the Improvement of Research on Natural Resources of the Organization of American States, 1955-1961.
  • Acting Director of the Pan-American Center for the Improvement of Research on Natural Resources, 1957.
  • Technical Director of the private engineering company Hidrologia Comercial Ltda. Technical direction of field and office works. Preparation of hydrology studies related to hydroelectric and multipurpose development projects at various rivers in Brazil, 1957-1958.
  • President and owner of the consulting engineering firm HIDROSERVICE - Engenharia Ltda.; organization, general direction and supervision of all the company's services in the fields of engineering, architecture, economics and construction management, involving works in Brazil and Abroad in the fields of industry, energy, transport (highways, railways, waterways, ports, airports), agriculture, electronics and communications, sanitary engineering, urban and regional development, etc. Since 1958.
  • Member, Board of Directors of ABNT - Brazilian Technical Standard Association, 1965-1968.
  • Owner and Publisher of Editora Visão Ltda., a group of eight magazines and publications, including the weekly news magazine Visão, with a circulation of about 200,000 copies. Other monthly technical magazines, Dirigente Construtor, Dirigente Industrial, Dirigente Municipal and Dirigente Rural, from September 1974 to May 1990.
  • President and Owner of H.M. Hotéis e Turismo S.A., the company owns and operates the five star Maksoud Plaza Hotel in São Paulo and is building new Maksoud Plazas in Bauru, Manaus and Angra dos Reis. Since 1975.
  • Founder and CEO of HM - Empreendimentos e Participações S.A., HIDROSERVICE Centro-Oeste Agropecuária e Industrial Ltda., HIDROSERVICE Amazônia S.A. - Agropecuária e Industrial, DIAGRAMA Comunicações Ltda., MANAUS HOTÉIS E TURISMO S.A. and HSBX - Bauru Empreendimentos S.A.
  • Founder and Chairman of the Board of SISCO - Sistemas e Computadores S.A. (SISCO - Systems and Computers, Inc.). Since 1979.
  • From January 1988 to October 1991 Maksoud presented a weekly television 'talk-show' program named "Henry Maksoud e Você". A total of 170 programs were presented on national network through Rede Bandeirantes de Televisão.

* ON-JOB TRAINING

  • At "Companhia Paulista de Força e Luz" (Paulista Light and Power Company):

- Training at the Avanhandava hydroelectric power plant.

- Maintenance and operation of substations and transmission lines.

- Load survey and studies of extension of power distribution  systems, 1950.

* SCHOLARSHIPS AND STUDY TRIPS

  • Scholarship granted by the "Conselho Nacional de Pesquisas" (National Research Council): studies and research during two years (1952-1953) in the United States in the field of hydraulic engineering, including courses in Fluid Mechanics, Hydrology, Hydroelectric Works, Earth and Concrete Dams, Irrigation, Electric Power Plants, Flood Control, Channels and Hydraulic Laboratory Tests. Also in Electric Power.
  • Study trips to hydroelectric projects of the Tennessee, Miami and Muskingum River Valleys, U.S.A., 1952-1953.
  • Visit to laboratories and sedimentometric and hydrologic works of the US Geological Survey and Corps of Engineers, in Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska; Washington, DC; Sacramento, California; St. Paul, Minnesota; Iowa City, Iowa, 1958.
  • Study visits to airports, nuclear power plants, and subways in the process of design, construction and operation, in England, France, Holland, Germany, Italy and Portugal, 1968.
  • Visit to industrial facilities and the North American Airspace Control Center (SAGE Center), North Bay, Canada, 1969.
  • Study visits to the London Airspace Control Center, England, 1969.
  • Study trips and contacts in South and North American countries, Europe and Asia. Since 1970.
  • Study trips and contacts in Middle East countries: Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Kwait, Iran and Iraq. Since 1975.

* CONGRESSES AND CONFERENCES

  • International Advisor in Hydrology at the I Symposium on Natural Resources of Cuba sponsored by the Organization of American States, Havana, Cuba, 1958.
  • Alternate Delegate at the VII Regional Conference of FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization for Latin America, Rio de Janeiro, 1962.
  • Vice-President, Organizing Commission of the II Portuguese-Brazilian Civil Engineering Congresso, Ministry of Education and Culture of Brazil, 1967.
  • "Estimating Methods for Future Possibilities and Necessities for Integrated Development of Drainage Basins", Symposium on Integrated Development of Drainage Basins, College of Hygiene, University of São Paulo, 1967.
  • Opening lecture of the Commemoration Week, First Congress on Highways, São Paulo, 1967.
  • "Technology and National Development", Rotary Club, 1967.
  • Honorary President, Engineers' and Architects' Convention, Beirut, Lebanon, 1968.
  • "Engineering and National Development", Armando de Salles Oliveira Academic Center of the College of Engineering of São Carlos, University of São Paulo, 1968.
  • "Participation of the Engineer in National Technological Development", IV Regional Meeting of Engineers and Architects, City of Araçatuba, State of São Paulo, 1968.
  • "The Engineering Profession and its Contribution to National Technological Development", College of Engineering, Students' Association, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 1968.
  • "The Role of the Engineer in the Development of Latin America", College of Engineers of Peru, Lima, 1968.
  • "Location of Brazil's Principal International Airport", ECEMAR - Aeronautic Command and General Staff School, Brazil, 1969.
  • "Brazilian International Airports", sponsored by the 4th Air Zone Command at the Military Club of São Paulo, 1969.
  • "The Brazilian Experience in the Production and Sale of Technology", National Symposium on Industrial Technology, sponsored by the Institute of Labor Rationalization, Ministry of Planning and General Coordination, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, State Council of Technology, Institute of Technological Research and Federation and Center of Industries of the State of São Paulo, 1973.
  • "Consulting Engineering: Technological-Managerial Assets of the Nation", Industrial Technology Week, sponsored by the Industrial Technology Secretariat, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, 1973.
  • Brazilian Delegate to the 2nd Plenary Assembly of FELAC - Federación Latinoamericana de Asociaciones de Consultores, Buenos Aires, 1973.
  • "National Engineering and Technology", Course of Study on Brazilian Problems, Institute of Aeronautical Technology, May 1975.
  • "Water Resources Systems", spokesman, technical session, XVI Congress of the International Association of Hydraulic Research, São Paulo, 1975.
  • "The Role of Consulting Engineering in the Transfer of Technology", III Course on Analysis of Investment Projects in the Petrochemical Industry, sponsored by the Brazilian Petroleum Institute, 1975.
  • "Project Engineering: Brazilian Capacity in the Sector, its Evolution and Problems", College of Technology, University of Brasília, 1975.
  • "The State and Private Industry", 17th World Congress on Management-CIOS, Caracas, Venezuela, 1975.
  • Speech at dinner promoted by the Brazilian Sales Managers' Association (ADVB) at Clube Atlético Paulistano, São Paulo, December 1975.
  • Speech at Civil Engineers' Graduation, Class of 1975, Mackenzie University, Anhembi Convention Hall, São Paulo, December 1975.
  • "State vs Private Enterprise", College of Business Administration, Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation, 1976.
  • Lecture delivered to the inaugural class of the Marketing Specialization Course, Anhembi College of Social Communication, Advanced Institute of Advertising Communication, 1976.
  • "The State and Private Initiative", VIII Economic, Accounting and Administration Studies Week, sponsored by the Visconde de Mauá Students' Association at the Catholic University of Campinas, 1976.
  • "Democracy, the State and Freedom of Enterprise", Conference Week promoted by the Students' Association of the Catholic University of Paraná, Curitiba, 1976.
  • "The Importance of Technology for Economic Development", Maranhão State School of Engineering, City of São Luis, December 1976.
  • "Participation of the Public Sector in the Economy: View of the Private Sector", Economic Sciences Seminar, University of Maranhão Foundation, City of São Luis, 1976.
  • "Consulting Engineering - Managerial Problems", University of Brasília, 1977.
  • "Statization in the Brazilian Economy", series of lectures on "Private Enterprise and Development", sponsored by SEPES - Society for Political, Economic and Social Studies, São Paulo, 1977.
  • "Democracy", Minas Gerais Commerce Association, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, 1977.
  • "Export of Engineering Consulting Services", Transportation Commission of the Federal Congress, Brasília, 1977.
  • "Government Activity, the Capital Market and Private Enterprise Financing in Brazil", Seminar on "Financing of Private Enterprise in Brazil", sponsored by the Visão Group on the 25th anniversary of Visão Magazine, São Paulo, 1977.
  • "The Western World's Ideological Frontiers", Foreign Relations Commission of the Federal Chamber of Deputies, Brasília, 1977.
  • "Ideological Indefinition as a Fulcrum of National Problems", Alumni Association of the Advanced War School, City of Porto Alegre, 1977.
  • "Demarchy", Federal University of Goiás, 1978.
  • "The Quest for an Ideology", The Mont Pelerin Society Meeting, Hong Kong, September 1978.
  • "Why Demarchy and not Simply Democracy?", Advanced School of Economics and Business Administration, Buenos Aires, 1979.
  • "Brazilian Engineering Abroad", Municipal Institute for University Education (IMES), City of São Caetano do Sul, State of São Paulo, August 1979.
  • "The Revolutions That Didn't Happen", University of Brasília, 1979.
  • "Demarchy as a Political Regime", Federal University of Santa Maria, State of Rio Grande do Sul, October 1979.
  • "The Development of Foreign Trade", Methodist Institute for University Education, School of Administrative Sciences, Federation of Graduate Schools of São Bernardo do Campo, State of São Paulo, October 1979.
  • "Privatization and Statization", Industrial and Commercial Advisory Board of Pernambuco, October 1979.
  • Participation in the Symposium on "Democracy and the Economy of the Market", panel discussion member on "Western Experience", in Lima, Peru, November 1979.
  • "Proposal for a Political System", Federation of Commerce of the State of São Paulo, June 1980.
  • "Demarchy", Horácio Lafer Auditorium, by invitation of the Alumni Association of the Advanced War School, Fortaleza, State of Ceará, August 1980.
  • "Democracy and Private Enterprise", Trade Association of Governador Valadares, State of Minas Gerais, August 1980.
  • "Private Enterprise Facing the Brazilian Economic Model", II Espírito Santo State Administration Meeting, City of Vitória, State of Espírito Santo, August 1980.
  • "Democracy and Private Enterprise", at Commercial and Industrial Association of Uberlândia (ACIUB), commemorating the 43rd anniversary of its foundation, City of Uberlândia, State of Minas Gerais, October 1980.
  • "Freedom of Enterprise and National Technological Development", at Symposium on the National Inventor, organized by the Science and Technology Commission, Brasília, October 1980.
  • Participation as panel member on "The Small and Medium Enterprise in the Political, Economic, and Social Context", II Congress and Exposition of the Small and Medium Enterprise, Anhembi Convention Hall, São Paulo, November 1980.
  • "Economics and Politics", College of Economics of the University of Taubaté, State of São Paulo, May 1981.
  • "Human Illusions and Political Realities", in commemoration of the 110th anniversary of the Commercial Association of Amazonas, Manaus, State of Amazonas, June 1981.
  • "Statization and its Consequences", National Meeting on Professional Awareness, São Paulo, August 1981.
  • "Ideas for a New Concept of Democracy", Law College, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, November 1981.
  • "Privatization of the Economy", Federation of Commercial Association of the State of Rio Grande do Sul, during the first luncheon of the new Board of Directors, City of Porto Alegre, November 1981.
  • "Income and Wealth Distribution Through Taxation Policies", at CIOS - 19th World Congress on Management, promoted by IPAE - Instituto Peruano de Administración de Empresas, Lima, Peru, November 1981.
  • Presided over the Sectorial Plenary Session of the National Symposium on Destatization, held at the Forum of the Americas, sponsored by the Forum of the Americas, São Paulo, March 1982.
  • Participated as a special guest in the discussion on the "Trade and Development Report - 1981 Issues for the Third World", sponsored by "South" Magazine, London, March 1982.
  • Participated in the IX National Conference of the Brazilian Bar Association, Florianópolis, State of Santa Catarina, May 1982.
  • "Democracy", São Paulo Rotary Club Meeting, Itaim, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil, June 1982.
  • "Politics and the Free Play of the Market", at the official opening of the Campinas Chapter of the Brazilian Sales Managers' Association, City of Campinas, State of São Paulo, Brazil, July 1982.
  • Participated in the The Mont Pèlerin Society Meeting, Berlin, September 1982.
  • Panel discussion member on "The Labor Market, its Formation and the Business Administrator", IV Administration Week, at the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation, College of Administration, State of São Paulo, Brazil, September 1982.
  • "Democracy and Politics", Brazilian Sales Managers' Association of Curitiba, State of Paraná, Brazil, October 1982.
  • "Demarchy - a New Political System", Studies and Research Center of Objetive College, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil, October 1982.
  • "Freedom of Initiative", delivered at a luncheon meeting of associates of the Computer and Subsidiary Equipment User's Association (SUCESU) at the Maksoud Plaza Hotel, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil, November 1982.
  • "Demarchy", Industrial Engineering College (FEI), City of São Bernardo do Campo, State of São Paulo, April 1983.
  • "The Origins of Demarchy", given to the students of Business Administration, Economic Sciences, Pedagogy, Liberal Arts, Geography and Social Sciences courses of UNIFAC (College Union) - Botucatu Teaching Association, City of Botucatu, State of São Paulo, May 1983.
  • "Demarchy", given at the Military Police Academy in Barro Branco for the students of the Police Academy Course, São Paulo, May 1983.
  • "Politics and Private Entrepreneurs", 2nd North/Northeast Convention and 6th State Retail Trade Convention, City of Salvador, State of Bahia, July 1983.
  • "Life in Freedom or State Control", given at the luncheon meeting of the Industry Center and Federation, City of Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, August 1983.
  • "Democracy, Politics and the Labor Market", Mackenzie University, School of Engineering, São Paulo, October 1983.
  • "A New Political Regime for Brazil", Brazilian and Tropical Development Seminar, Joaquim Nabuco Foundation, City of Recife, State of Pernambuco, April 1984.
  • "A Critical View of the Housing Question", 1st Symposium of Civil Construction of the Paraíba Valley, promoted by the Association of the Paraíba Valley Construction Companies, City of São José dos Campos, State of São Paulo, May 1984.
  • "The Constitution and the Powers of the Government", given to Law College students, Mackenzie University, São Paulo, May 1984.
  • Speech given upon awarding the Centennial Commemorative Medal of the foundation of the IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., at the Maksoud Plaza Hotel, São Paulo, June 1984.
  • Participated as panel discussion member on "Monopoly and/or Privatization - Views of the Politicians and the Press", at the Telebrasil Seminar - "Telecommunications in an Environment of Change", Rebouças Convention Center, São Paulo, June 1984.
  • "How to Limit the Powers of the Government", given at the luncheon of the Brazilian Association of Sales Managers, City of Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, June 1984.
  • "Veterinary Medicine and Private Initiative", State of Minas Gerais Veterinary Medicine Week, City of Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, August 1984.
  • "The Civil Police and the Security of the Citizen", II Course on Professional Valorization of the Civil Police, São Paulo, October 1984.
  • "Communications and Information: Political Impact on Modern Society", National Congress of Communications and Information, São Paulo, October 1984.
  • Historical account of HIDROSERVICE - Engenharia de Projetos Ltda., and other enterprises of the group at the debating program "Meetings in Administration", sponsored by the College of Economics and Administration, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, May 1985.
  • Participation as guest of honor in the II Debating Forum on the Civil Police, debating the topic "Civil Police and Democratic Government", São Paulo, May 1985.
  • "Constitutional Power", I Legal Studies Seminar, Bragança Paulista College of Law, City of Bragança Paulista, May 1985.
  • Participation in the 1985 FAAP Economics Week, promoted by agreement between APEC - Promoting Association for Economic Studies and FAAP - Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation, as moderator on "Perspectives of the Farming Sector", at FAAP, São Paulo, May 1985.
  • Presided over the panel "What Free Enterprise and Advertising Can Do for Small Companies and for the Consumer", and lectured on "Advertising Agents, the People and Freedom of Enterprise", at the 5th Advertising Seminar and 1st Latin American Publicity Festival of Gramado, City of Gramado, State of Rio Grande do Sul, June 1985.
  • Participated as special guest of the members of the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute, at a panel discussion on "Constitution, Constituent, Economy and the General State of the Nation", City of Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, June 1985.
  • Debate on "The Agrarian Reform Law", promoted by the newspaper "Folha de São Paulo", São Paulo, June 1985.
  • "The Constitutional Assembly and the Businessmen", in commemoration of the 73rd anniversary of foundation of the Commercial Association of Cuiabá, City of Cuiabá, State of Mato Grosso, July 1985.
  • Participated as speaker on the debating panel on "The Feasibility of the Northeast", I National Integration Seminar, promoted by the newspaper "Jornal do Brasil", Ministry of Internal Affairs, and SUDENE - Superintendency for Economic Development of the Northeast, São Paulo, August 1985.
  • Taught a class on "Agrarian Reform", in the subject "Study of Brazilian Problems" to Nutrition Course Students, College of Public Health, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, August 1985.
  • Lectured at the Joint Commission of the Congress charged with studying the Executive Project for the National Constituent Assembly, National Congress, Brasília, September 1985.
  • "The Constitution and the Political System", Federal University of Santa Catarina, upon invitation of the Santa Catarina State Study Center, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, September 1985.
  • "One Million Irrigated Hectares in the Northeast", 1st Brazilian Irrigation Meeting, Brasília, October 1985.
  • Delivered a lecture followed by debates at the Joint Commission of the National Congress on the Proposal no 54 for Amendment to the Constitution, of 1985, which provides for the concession of a radio and television channel, National Congress, Brasília, October 1985.
  • "Constitutional Assembly - The Powers of Government", Rotarian Forum of Debates, promoted by Rotary International and the weekly news magazine "Visão", São Paulo, March 1986.
  • "Freedom and Tourism", Fifth Luncheon-Conference of the Brazilian Association of Executives of Marketing and Tourism, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, March 1986.
  • "The Villains of the High Cost of Living", Commercial Association of São Paulo, State of São Paulo, May 1986.
  • "The Future of Liberty and Capitalist Development", at a Symposium on "The Future of Liberty", promoted by the Tancredo Neves Institute and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, May 1986.
  • "The Future of Liberty and Capitalist Development" at residence of Carraro Family upon invitation of Ms. Guiomar Sartori (President of the Women's Movement of the Liberal Front Party), São Paulo, State of São Paulo, June 1986.
  • "The State and Private Enterprise in a Democratic Society", Alumni Association of the Advanced War School, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, July 1986.
  • "The Economic Package", Commerce Association of Minas Gerais, City of Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, July 1986.
  • "What is a Constitution? And Democracy?" at residence of Carraro Family, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, August 1986.
  • "Free Enterprise and the Government's New Economic Policy", Debate Forum "Brasil 86", sponsored by the Commerce Federation of Brasília and SENAC - National Commercial Learning Service, Brasília, Federal District, August 1986.
  • "Market Economy in Brazil, Today", as part of the "Economist's Week", upon invitation of the Regional Council of Economists of Amazonas, City of Manaus, State of Amazonas, August 1986.
  • "Economic Stabilization Plan", at the Maksoud Plaza Hotel, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, August 1986.
  • "The Cruzado Plan Mistake", at the weekly luncheon of the Federation of Commercial Associations of Rio Grande do Sul, City of Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, August 1986.
  • "Free Enterprise", at Representative Cunha Buenos's Central Committee Headquarters, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, October 1986.
  • "The Future of the Cruzado Plan", at a luncheon meeting of the British Chamber of Commerce, Nacional Club, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, October 1986.
  • "The Cruzado Plan and Free Enterprise", upon invitation by the American Chamber of Commerce, City of Salvador, State of Bahia, October 1986.
  • "Private Property in the Brazilian Constitution", upon invitation by the Rural Syndicate of Campo Grande, City of Campo Grande, State of Mato Grosso do Sul, October 1986.
  • Lecture followed by debate at the opening meeting of the Seminar on "Constitution", Moacyr Sreder Bastos Integrated Colleges, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, October 1986.
  • "Technology and Constitutional Convention", 43rd Official Week of Engineering, Architecture and Agronomy, promoted by the Federal Council of Engineering, Architecture and Agronomy, and Regional Councils of Engineering, Architecture and Agronomy, and organized by Paraná's Regional Council, City of Curitiba, State of Paraná, November 1986.
  • "Inflation and the Cruzado Plan", upon invitation of the Fenícia Group, Rebouças Convention Center, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, February 1987.
  • "The Cruzado Plan" for federal deputies at HIDROSERVICE Auditorium, São Paulo, SP, February 1987.
  • "The Cruzado Plan" for journalists at Maksoud Plaza Auditorium, São Paulo, SP, February 1987.
  • "The Cruzado Plan" for Octávio Frias, Otávio Frias Filho, Matinas Suzuki, Carlos Alberto Longo and Prof. Marcos Cintra Cavalcanti Albuquerque, at HIDROSERVICE Auditorium, São Paulo, SP, February 1987.
  • "The Cruzado Plan" for the Board of Directors of the Commerce Federation of São Paulo and for some other guests at HIDROSERVICE Auditorium, on February 18, 1987.
  • "The Cruzado Plan" for Ruy Mesquita, José Vieira de Carvalho Mesquita, Luiz Vieira de Carvalho Mesquita, Júlio de Mesquita Neto e Ruy Mesquita Filho, at HIDROSERVICE Auditorium, São Paulo, SP, February 1987.
  • "Economy and Politics at Present", delivered to the IBM managers of advanced technology, Campinas University, City of Campinas, State of São Paulo, March 1987.
  • "The Cruzado Plan" for advertising professionals, at HIDROSERVICE Auditorium, São Paulo, SP, March 1987.
  • "The Brazilian Crisis: Economic and Political Outlook", Center for Strategic and International Studies of Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA, May 1987.
  • "The Cruzado Plan and the Brazilian Economy", Advanced School of Marketing, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, May 1987.
  • "Brazilian Economy: Situation and Perspectives", Institute of Engineering, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, May 1987.
  • "Brazil: Situation and Economic Perspectives", delivered to the members of the Brazilian Institute of Financial Executives and the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute, City of Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, June 1987.
  • "One Year of the Cruzado Plan", upon invitation of the Association of Commerce and Industry of Maringá, City of Maringá, State of Paraná, June 1987.
  • "Free Enterprise", State of Paraná Supermarket Meeting, City of Curitiba, State of Paraná, June 1987.
  • "Diagnostic of the Present Economy and its Probable Consequences in the Entrepreneurial Community", upon invitation of the Commercial Exchange of Paraná, City of Curitiba, State of Paraná, June 1987.
  • "Brazilian Economy - An Entrepreneurial View", Advanced War School, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, June 1987.
  • "A View of the Brazilian Present", Advanced War School, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, June 1987.
  • "The Cruzado Plan and Other Illusions", Stock Market of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, June 1987.
  • "A Constitution for Brazil", IV Latin American Education Congress, sponsored by FAEPLA - Federation of Latin American Private Teaching Associations and organized by SIEEESP - Union of the State of São Paulo Teaching Institutions, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, July 1987.
  • "Inflation and the Cruzado Plan in Brazil", 1987 Special Regional Meeting of The Mont Pèlerin Society, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A., September 1987.
  • "Brazil and the Constitutional Assembly", at the auditorium opening of the Ex-Students' Association of the Business Administration School, FMU - Metropolitan United Colleges, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, September 1987.
  • "Production Engineering in the Service Sector", in the VII ENEGEP - National Meeting of Production Engineering, at the Engineering School of Rio de Janeiro Federal University, Niterói, State of Rio de Janeiro, October 1987.
  • "The Free Enterprise in a Democratic State", in the Cycle of Politics and Strategy Studies, sponsored by ADESG - Alumni Association of the Advanced War School, Curitiba, State of Paraná, October 1987.
  • Participated in the panel "The Tax System in the Future Constitution" during the seminar "The Tax System and the Economic Order in the New Constitution", initiative of the International Academy of Economic Law and Economics, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, October 1987.
  • "The Cruzado Plan" for trainees of the Naval War School, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, October 1987.
  • Debated with students of the post-graduation course in Administration at the University of São Paulo on the subject 'History of Brazilian Business'. The starting point of the debate was his statement published in Volume III of the book "História Empresarial Vivida" (Experienced Entrepreneurial History), São Paulo, State of São Paulo, October 1987.
  • "A New Constitution for Brazil" at Imaculada Conceição Philosophy College of Santa Maria Federal University, Santa Maria, State of Rio Grande do Sul, October 1987.
  • "The Free Enterprise in a Democratic State", in the Fifth Cycle of Politics and Strategy Studies of ADESG - Alumni Association of Advanced War School, Londrina, State of Paraná, October 1987.
  • "A Model for a Constitution" during the IX Week of Juridical Studies at Marília Law College, Marília, State of São Paulo, October 1987.
  • "Economic Situation and Constitution" at Rio de Janeiro Commercial Association, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, November 1987.
  • "Brazilian Inflation: Causes and Remedies - According to the Liberalism" at São Luís Economics College, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, November 1987.
  • Participated in the panel on "Political and Economic Situation of Brazil", in the First Seminar of Hotel Administration, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, November 1987.
  • Participated in the panel "Freedom and Socio-Political Development", delivering lecture on "Who is the Guilty for Inflation?", in the 1st Forum of Freedom, sponsored by IEE - Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, April 1988.
  • "Inflation and the Cruzado Plan in Brazil", for Howard Ruff Group (U.S.A) during their visit to Brazil, at Maksoud Plaza Hotel, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, April 1988.
  • "Economic Perspectives in the Constitutional Assembly", at FAAP - Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, May 1988.
  • Lecture on the theme "The Market Order", at the "Quality, Reliability and Maintenance Symposium", at FAAP - Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation, São Paulo, State of São Paulo, June 1988.
  • Lecture on the theme "Education for Brazilian Progress", at the I Symposium of Japanese-Brazilian Education, at Maksoud Plaza Hotel, São Paulo, June 1988.
  • Participated in the panel "The Economic Problem in the Civil Construction", lecturing on the theme "The Economic Panorama in Design and Management Sector", at the I National Symposium on Civil Construction Management at the Engineering College, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, June 1988.
  • Delivered a lecture on the theme "Entrepreneur Development", at the Debate Cycle sponsored by the Brazilian Co-operative Societies Organization in the auditorium of the Co-operative Societies Organization of the State of Paraná, city of Curitiba, State of Paraná, August 1988.
  • Delivered a lecture on the theme "The Tragedy of the Brazilian Economy", at the Economy Seminar sponsored by the Joaquim Almeida Peixoto Students Association of the Social Studies Foundation of Paraná at PUC (Pontifical Catholic University), Curitiba, Paraná, August 1988.
  • Participated in the ‘1988 General Meeting’ of the Mont Pèlerin Society, Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan, September 1988.
  • Participated in the panel "Rights and guarantees of the tax-payer within the new economic order" at the 2nd Seminar on "The tributary system and the economic order in the new constitution", sponsored by the International Law and Economics Academy, São Paulo, SP, October 1988.
  • Lecture "The Constitution and the Brazilian Economy", at the Commerce Association of Pernambuco, Recife, PE, October 1988.
  • Lecture on "How the political institutional environment interferes in the operation of the enterprises" for post-graduation students at the Economics and Administration College, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, December 1988.
  • Lecture "The Brazilian Economic Crisis" at the Banco de Desenvolvimento do Estado de Minas Gerais (State of Minas Gerais Development Bank), Belo Horizonte, December 1988.
  • Lecture on "Demarchy, a new system of government", at the College of Law of the University of Coimbra, Portugal, March 1989.
  • Lecture on "Political Aspects of the Brazilian Economy", at the Mastership course in Business Administration of the Nova University, in Lisbon, Portugal, March 1989.
  • Lecture in the panel "Inflation: What are the causes and how to fight them?" at the II Forum of Freedom, sponsored by the IEE - Institute of Business Studies, Porto Alegre, RS, April 1989.
  • Lecture on "Economy and Society", at the School of Business Management of the Getulio Vargas Foundation, São Paulo, SP, April 1989.
  • Lecture on "Economy and Politics: General and Institutional Scenario", at ADESG (Association of the Graduate Students from the Superior War School) of Foz de Iguaçú, Paraná, June 1989.
  • Lecture on "Housing Politics", 1st cycle of "Bauru 2000", Seminar, Bauru, June 1989.
  • Lecture on "the Businessman in View of the Current Political Scenario", Federation of Commercial Associations of Goiás State, Goiania, June 1989.
  • Lecture on "Brazilian Political-economic Scenario", Sociedade Mineira dos Engenheiros (Minas Gerais Engineers Association), 10 years of IMAPE - Minas Gerais Institute of Engineering Evaluations and Inspections, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, July 1989.
  • Participated in the panel of the X Brazilian Congress of Constitutional Law on the theme "Intervention of State in the Economic and Financial Structure", São Paulo, July 1989.
  • Lecture on "Brazilian Political-economic Drama", XIII Shop Congress of Paraná, Cascavel, Paraná, August 1989.
  • Lecture on "Back to the Future", Santa Catarina Marketing Congress, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, August 1989.
  • Lecture on "Brazilian Economic and Political Crisis", Atlas Foundation meeting, São Paulo, September 1989.
  • Lecture on "View of Economic Packages Prepared by the Government and Inflation", V National Seminar of Economic Political-Social Studies, Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, September 1989.
  • Lecture on "Back to the Future", São Judas Tadeu University, São Paulo, October 1989.
  • Lecture on "The New Forms of Taxations", 3rd Seminar on Tariff System and the Economic Structure in the Chart, by the International Academy of Law and Economics, São Paulo, SP, October 1989.
  • Lecture on "Future Perspectives", ADESG - Alumni Association of the Advanced War School, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, November 1989.
  • Lecture on "The Macroeconomancy - A Witchcraft, Black Magic or Clairvoyance?" for the Dutch-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, at The Maksoud Plaza Hotel, São Paulo, SP, November 1989.
  • Lecture in the panel "Growth: A Latin - American Experience" at the 3rd Forum of Freedom, on the general subject of "The Latin - American on its way to Modernity", sponsored by IEE - Institute of Entrepreneuring Studies, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, May 1990.
  • Seminar, "Transition to Freedom - The New Soviet Challenge", based on the theme "Transition of the Soviet Planned Economy to a Spontaneons Market Order", sponsored by the Academy of Science of the U.S.S.R. and the Cato Institute of the U.S., Moscou, U.S.S.R., September, 1990.
  • Panel on "The Reform of the State in Brazil", Seminar "State and Modernity", promoted by the city of Porto Alegre, Central Unica dos Trabalhadores (CUT) and Centro de Indústrias de Estado de Rio Grande do Sul (CIERG), Porto Alegre, R.S., May 1991.
  • Lecture on "The Mentality of Integrated Development", III Encontro do Colégio dos Eleitos do Triângulo e Alto Paranaíba, Uberlândia, MG, June 1991.
  • Panel "The Economic Conjuncture in the State of São Paulo", sponsored by ADESG (Escola Superior de Guerra) of Rio de Janeiro, August 1991.
  • Lecture on "Brasil, Ainda há Esperança" (Brazil, there's still hope), sponsored by ARECON (Associação Regional das Empresas de Construção Civil) and IINP (Incorporação Imobiliária do Nordeste Paulista), São José do Rio Preto, SP, October 1991.
  • Regional Meeting of The Mont Pèlerin Society, on the theme "In Search of a Transition to a Free Society", Prague, Czechoslovakia, November 1991.
  • Panel "Taxation and the Development of Firms" (Seminar "The Planning of the Tax Charges of the Firms for 1992 - Perspective of the Decrease in Taxation") sponsored by AAEPE (Associação dos Advogados de Empresa de Pernambuco), November 1991.
  • Lecture on "Proposal of a Constitution for Brazil", sponsored by IEE (Instituto de Estudos Empresariais), Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, December 1991.
  • Lecture on "A Falta de Credibilidade Política" (The Lack of Political Credibility), sponsored by "Centro de Aperfeiçoamento e Estudos Superiores da Polícia Militar de São Paulo" (Center of Improvement and High Studies of the Military Police of São Paulo), April 1992.
  • Lecture on "Use of Consulting Firms in the Management of Services and Public Works" in the Seminar "Water Resources, Sanitation and Environment", sponsored by "Instituto de Engenharia de São Paulo", São Paulo, June 1992.
  • Delivered a Lecture intitled “Why Modern Economists Impose Limits to the Market?” on the work by Prof. Israel M. Kirzner “The Limits of the Market: The Real and The Imaginary” at the ‘1993 Regional Meeting’ of The Mont Pèlerin Society, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil, September 1993.
  • Participated in the ‘1994 General Meeting’ of the Mont Pèlerin Society, Cannes, França, September 1994.
  • Panel “Where are we heading to? - Brazil and the new Economy” in the XIII Forum of Liberty which had as subject “1,000 Years: Brazil in Perspective”, promoted by IEE - Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies, Porto Alegre, RS, April 2000.
  • Lecture on “Performance of Deluxe Hotels” in the seminar “Hotel Industry” promoted by Gazeta Mercantil, São Paulo, SP, June 2000.
  • Lecture emphasizing the role of the Maksoud Plaza São Paulo in the Brazilian hotel industry, at the Seminar “Competitiveness and the International Order” as part of CEAG - Post Graduation Course on Business Administration of the Getulio Vargas Foundation, São Paulo, SP - September 2001.
  • Lecturer and Panelist at the Panel “Democracy and “Democracitis”: The Citizen´s Role”, at the XV Forum of Liberty which had as subject “The Challenges of Democracy in the XXI Century”, promoted by IEE - Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies, Porto Alegre, RS, April 2002.
  • Participation as Speaker, in the Panel "Changes to Augment International Competitiveness" in the XXI Liberty Forum whose theme was "Now, the Market is the World", promoted by IEE - Instituto de Estudos Empresariais (Institute for Entrepreneurship Studies) held in the city of Porto Alegre, state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in April 2008.

PUBLICATIONS

  • "Power Factor Correction", Revista de Engenharia Mackenzie, Nº 108, Year XXXVII, 1951.
  • "Effect of Inlet Design on Square Culvert Flow" - thesis for degree of Master of Science at the Graduate College of the State University of Iowa, U.S.A, 1953.
  • "Laminar to Turbulent Flow in a Wide Open Channel", discussion on a work by W.M. Owen: "Transaction of the American Society of Civil Engineers", Volume 119, 1954.
  • "Flood Hydrology of the Paraibuna and Santa Branca Dams", unpublished report submitted to COBAST - Brazilian Company for Administration and Technical Services, São Paulo, 1954.
  • "A Hydrological Study of Irrigation Possibilities in the Una River Basin, in São Paulo", Revista do Clube de Engenharia, Nº 253, Rio de Janeiro, 1958.
  • "Hydrology of the Paredão Project, on the Rio Araguari, in Amapá", unpublished report, 1958.
  • "Analysis and Critique of the Hydrometric Services Performed in the Rio Parnaíba Basin, during the years 1955, 1956 and 1957", unpublished report, 1958.
  • "Definition, Scope, and Applications of Hydrology", Revista de Engenharia, nº 169, São Paulo, 1956, and CNG Geographic Bulletin, Nº 149, Rio de Janeiro, 1959.
  • "Functional and Physical Characteristics of the River Basins", Revista do Clube de Engenharia, Nº 124, 1957, and CNG Geographic Bulletin, Nº 151, Rio de Janeiro, 1959.
  • "Aspects of Flood Problems", Revista do Clube de Engenharia, Nº 275, Rio de Janeiro, 1959.
  • "Hydrology of the Acaray and Monday Rivers in the Republic of Paraguay", several reports, 1959.
  • "Hydrology of the Três Marias-Sobradinho System", several reports, 1960.
  • "The Present State of Knowledge of Water Resources in the Northeast", Revista Brasileira de Geografia, year XXIII, No 1.
  • Studies and Preliminary Design for Regulation of Ribeirões dos Motas and São Gonçalo, in the State of São Paulo, 1961.
  • Studies and Preliminary Design for Regulation of Ribeirão Taboão, in the State of São Paulo, preliminary report of studies, 1961.
  • "Hydrology for Design of Cachoeira Dourada Project on the Rio Parnaíba", unpublished report, 1961.
  • "Report on Fluviometric Services on the Rio Parnaíba", 1960-1961.
  • "Report on Hydrometric Services in the Rio Jaguaribe Basin", State of Ceará, 1961.
  • "Preliminary Hydrological Report on the Barra de São Félix Hydroelectric Development on the Rio Tocantins", unpublished report, 1961.
  • "Hydropower Possibilities of the São Simão Project on the Rio Parnaíba", unpublished report, 1961.
  • Floods of Large Rivers", unpublished report, 1962.
  • "Hydrology and Hydroelectric Possibilities of the Contas River Basin in Bahia", for the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, Rio de Janeiro, 1964.
  • Hydrology of Spillway Design Floods for Brazilian River Basins with Limited Data", with Engineers Paulo Emílio Lustosa Cabral and Antônio Garcia Occhipinti, IX International Congress on Large Dams, Istanbul, Turkey, 1967.
  • "Estimating Methods of the Needs and Future Possibilities in Integral Development of Drainage Basins", in Annals of Symposium on Integral Development of Drainage Basins, São Paulo, 1967.
  • "Editorials" (3), published by the Journal of the Instituto de Engenharia de São Paulo, Nº 4, 6 and 8, 1967.
  • "Editorials" (20), published by Revista Engenharia, Nº 289 to 308, 1967-1968.
  • "The Professional Exercise of Engineering and its Contribution to National Development", in Science, Technology and Development, Extension Course given in Physics Department, University of São Paulo, College of Philosophy, Science and Literature, 1968.
  • "The Prata Drainage Basin and National Technology", Revista de Engenharia, 1969.
  • "São Paulo in the Year 2000", "Futures" Magazine, Volume 1, Nº 3, 1969.
  • Several interviews to magazines and newspapers, on important engineering issues, 1970-1974.
  • Collection of editorials published in Grupo Visão magazines, September 1974 to March 1977, Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo, 1977.
  • Book "Ideas for the Nation to Improve with Freedom and Enterprise" (Idéias para a Nação Progredir com Liberdade e Empreendimento), Editora Visão Ltda., March 1978.
  • Book "Demarchy, a New Political Regime, and Other Ideas" (Demarquia, um Novo Regime Político e Outras Idéias), Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo, 1979.
  • Book "The Revolution that Must be Made" (A Revolução que Precisa Ser Feita), Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo, 1980.
  • Book "Essays on Freedom" (Ensaios sobre a Liberdade), Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo, 1981.
  • Supervisor of the translation into Portuguese of Friedrich A. Hayek's "Os Fundamentos da Liberdade" (The Constitution of Liberty), Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo, 1983; author of "Uma Introdução às Obras de F.A. Hayek" (An Introduction to F.A. Hayek's Works), essay introducing the Brazilian translation.
  • Editor of the book "A Legislative without Partisanship" (Um Legislativo sem Partidarismo), discussions published in Visão, Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo,1984.
  • Book "The Powers of Government" (Os Poderes do Governo), Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo, 1984.
  • Supervisor of the translation into Portuguese of Friedrich A. Hayek's "Law, Legislation and Liberty" (Direito, Legislação e Liberdade), Volumes I, II and III, Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo, 1985; author of "Apresentação" (Introduction), essay introducing the trilogy and synthetizing its importance to the Portuguese-speaking reader.
  • Editor of the book "The Mysteries of Inflation" (Os Mistérios da Inflação) - Ideas and propositions discussed in Visão, Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo, 1986.
  • Editor of the book "Independent and Non-Partisan Constitutional Assembly" (Constituinte Independente e Apartidária), Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo, 1986.
  • Book "The Cruzado Plan and Other Illusions" (O Cruzado e Outras Ilusões), Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo, 1987.
  • Editor of the book "Henry Maksoud's Proposal of Constitution for Brazil" (Proposta de Constituição para o Brasil de Henry Maksoud), June 1987, with discussions published by magazine Visão from July 1987 to February 1988, Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo, 1988.
  • Presentation of the Portuguese version of the book "Forty Centuries of Wage and Price Controls: How not to Fight Inflation", by Robert L. Schuettinger and Eamonn F. Butler (Quarenta Séculos de Controles de Preços e Salários - O que não se deve fazer no combate à inflação), Editora Visão Ltda., São Paulo, 1988.
  • Supervision of the Brazilian edition of F.A. Hayek's "Fatal Conceit", 1989.