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    • Acredito apenas quando reforça a minha crença: reação de eleitores a choques de petróleo e gás 

      Medeiros, Amanda Cristina
      2018-06-29
      Ao contrário do que o senso comum pode supor, a chegada de rendas não antecipadas provenientes da exploração de recursos naturais é frequentemente associada à exploração predatória, à implantação de regimes autocráticos, ...
    • Changing social contracts: beliefs and Brazil 

      Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André B. C. de; Mueller, Bernardo Pinheiro Machado; Pereira Filho, Carlos Eduardo Ferreira
      2013-02
      Alston, Lee J., Melo, Marcus Andre, Mueller, Bernardo, and Pereira, Carlos-Changing social contracts: Beliefs and dissipative inclusion in Brazil We link a model of inequality and redistribution where multiple steady states ...
    • Changing social contracts: Beliefs and dissipative inclusion in Brazil 

      Alston, Lee J.; Melo, M. A.; Mueller, Bernardo Pinheiro Machado; Pereira Filho, Carlos Eduardo Ferreira
      2013
      We link a model of inequality and redistribution where multiple steady states can emerge, to the recent literature on beliefs, and argue that changes in beliefs may shift the equilibrium over time. We present evidence that ...
    • Las elecciones que hacen los gobernadores: los roles de los “checks and balances” y la competencia política 

      Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André B. C. de; Mueller, Bernardo Pinheiro Machado; Pereira Filho, Carlos Eduardo Ferreira
      2009
      States usually differ markedly in terms of public goods provision and corruption. Why are some state governments able to provide adequate health and education services, but others tend to specialize in the provision of ...
    • May oil never ter us apart: how political institutions shape federative crises on oil revenues 

      Ribeiro, Mauricio Carlos Araújo
      2016-09-29
      O presente trabalho pretende investigar os impactos de instituições políticas externas ao federalismo sobre o comportamento dos países federativos produtores de petróleo, diante de uma receita inesperada de receitas ...
    • A model of rural conflict: violence and land reform policy in Brazil 

      Mueller, Bernardo Pinheiro Machado
      1998-03-26
      In the past ten years the struggle for land in Brazil has taken the shape of invasions of private land by welI organized groups of land less squatters. It is argued in this paper that these invasions and the resulting ...
    • The political economy of productivity in Brazil 

      Alston, Lee J.; Mueller, Bernardo Pinheiro Machado; Melo, Marcus André B. C. de; Pereira Filho, Carlos Eduardo Ferreira
      2010-03
      This paper explores the link between Brazil’s political institutions and its disappointing productivity and growth in recent decades. Although political institutions provide the president with incentives and the instruments ...
    • Political Institutions, Policymaking, and Policy Stability in Latin America 

      Pereira Filho, Carlos Eduardo Ferreira; Singh, Shane P.; Mueller, Bernardo Pinheiro Machado
      2011
      In some Latin American nations, policy change occurs frequently, while in others it is stable, less prone to shifts with the prevailing political climate or shocks. The conditions under which institutional rules and the ...
    • The predatory or virtuous choices governors make: the roles of checks and balances and political competition 

      Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André B. C. de; Mueller, Bernardo Pinheiro Machado; Pereira Filho, Carlos Eduardo Ferreira
      2008
      States usually differ markedly in terms of public goods provision and corruption. Why are some state governments able to provide adequate health and education services, but others tend to specialize in the provision of ...
    • Why countries transition? The case of Brazil, 1964-2016 

      Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André B. C. de; Mueller, Bernardo Pinheiro Machado; Pereira Filho, Carlos Eduardo Ferreira
      2016-06
      Economic and political development are contextual. Nevertheless, there are some general elements in the process of institutional persistence and change. We present a framework that goes beyond the standard institutional ...