As I said last week in this Lula blog, many of my colleagues in both the Brazilian and international press are writing summaries of the departing president’s eight eventful years in power.

Paulo Cabral did this very detailed radio special on the BBC.

AP’s bureau chief in Brazil Bradley Brooks has this.

My first retrospective was a broad piece on the economy that came out in October in the KPMG’s magazine High Growth Markets.

Read it here. My article is on page 12.