Developing Brazil with Prosperity Zones


  • Francisco Litvay Universidade Johanes Kepler, Linz, Áustria
  • Marcelo Soruco Student for Liberty Brasil, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil



Special Zones, Private Communities, Prosperity Zones, Brazil


This paper proposes to demonstrate Prosperity Zones as an alternative to improve governance and help develop Brazil and its macro-regions through the creation of cities with competitive legal structures. The shortcomings of traditional governments are first examined, and then their underlying problems are analyzed. After an explanation of the Prosperity Zone model and its origin, the document continues to demonstrate how this system solves the main problems of political economy present in contemporary governments, referring as an example to the effectiveness of less technological special jurisdictions already established in Brazil, such as the Manaus Free Zone. Finally, recommendations and forecasts are presented regarding its implementation in Brazilian territory.


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Author Biographies

Francisco Litvay, Universidade Johanes Kepler, Linz, Áustria

Francisco Litvay é co-fundador da Atlantic Pacific Strategies. Vindo de uma formação em tecnologia, ele é bacharel em Informática de Negócios na Universidade Johannes Kepler em Linz. Desde 2018, ele tem sido ativo no espaço de Governança Competitiva, estudando principalmente o tópico de Cidades Charter e Zonas Econômicas Especiais

Marcelo Soruco, Student for Liberty Brasil, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil

 Marcelo Soruco é coordenador na Students for Liberty Brasil e Assistente Executivo na Free Private Cities Foundation. Estudante de Direito, desde 2019 estuda e contribui ao campo da Governança Competitiva, trabalhando como tradutor, revisor e copywriter para diversas organizações do ramo.


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How to Cite

Litvay F, Soruco M. Developing Brazil with Prosperity Zones. MisesJournal [Internet]. 2020 Nov. 8 [cited 2024 Jun. 19];8. Available from:



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