Brazil’s election offers two paths for the informal economy
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Brazil election
Shani Alexander
Shani Alexander, Senior Reporter

Tackling the huge number of informal workers and reducing the costs to employers of hiring staff will be key challenges for the winner of Brazil’s upcoming presidential election.

On 2 October, Brazilians will go to the polls to choose between the two leading candidates – far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and former leftist leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Should neither candidate receive more than 50% of the popular vote, a runoff will take place on 30 October.