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    • Uma análise dos fatores associados à frequência ao ensino médio na educação de jovens e adultos (EJA) no Brasil 

      Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Souza, André Portela Fernandes de; Tavares, Priscilla de Albuquerque
      2013-12-09
      Um dos grandes desafios atuais da política educacional brasileira é compreender as razões da chamada crise de audiência do ensino médio. Como alternativa à modalidade regular, jovens a partir dos 17 anos podem optar pela ...
    • The Building blocks of skill development 

      Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Pinto, Cristine
      2017
      The recent literature on human capital formation has emphasized the dynamic process of skills formation throughout the lifecycle. In particular, the importance of developing these skills early in life has been widely ...
    • The causal effect of family size on child labor and education 

      Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Souza, André Portela Fernandes de
      2007-07-20
      This paper investigates the causal relationship between family size and child labor and education among brazilian children. More especifically, it analyzes the impact of family size on child labor, school attendance, ...
    • Child labor and learning 

      Emerson, Patrick M.; Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Souza, André Portela Fernandes de
      2013-12-05
      This paper investigates the impact of working while in school on learning outcomes through the use of a unique micro panel dataset of Brazilian students. The potential endogeneity is addressed through the use of di ...
    • College quality signaling and individual performance: effects on labor market outcomes after graduation 

      Bacalhau, Priscilla; Mattos, Enlinson; Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro
      2019-05
      The association between college attendance and labor market premium is well-documented in existing literature. The signaling process plays a role in the explanation: college graduation serves as a signal for ability to the ...
    • Correcting the fixed-effect estimator for endogenous switching 

      Botelho, Fernando; Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro
      2007-07-20
      In this paper, we propose a two-step estimator for panel data models in which a binary covariate is endogenous. In the first stage, a random-effects probit model is estimated, having the endogenous variable as the left-hand ...
    • Os determinantes do fluxo escolar entre o ensino fundamental e o ensino médio 

      Souza, André Portela Fernandes de; Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Rocha, Bruno Oliva
      2012-09-12
      Neste artigo estimam-se os fluxos escolares do ensino fundamental para o médio e os fluxos ao longo do médio para a última década nas seis maiores regiões metropolitanas do país. Também se estimam que conjuntos de variáveis ...
    • O efeito do estigma sobre os beneficiários de programas de transferência no Brasil 

      Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Mattos, Enlinson
      2010-06-01
      Este artigo investiga o impacto do estigma sobre as decisões econômicas dos indivíduos beneficiados por algum programa de transferência federal. Estigma é definido aqui como a desutilidade resultante em participar de algum ...
    • Efeitos da divisão municipal na oferta de bens públicos e indicadores sociais 

      Mattos, Enlinson; Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro
      2013-09-01
      This paper investigates the effects of the municipality secession occurred in Brazil in the last decades after the Constitution of 1988 on the supply of publicly provided goods and social indicators of those municipalities. ...
    • Efeitos de pares em active learning: explorando alocação exógena de grupos 

      Lima, Vinicius Gomes de; Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Tavares, Priscilla de Albuquerque
      2018
      This paper investigates peer effects in higher education in an environment of active learning that gives great importance for students' interaction through group work. Our empirical strategy uses exogenous variation in ...
    • The effects of adult literacy on earnings and employment 

      Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Rocha, Maúna Soares de Baldini
      2012-09-12
      This paper provides evidence of the effects of adult literacy on individuals’ income and employability in Brazil based on information obtained from the monthly employment survey (PME). The OLS results indicate that after ...
    • Evaluating the wage differential between public and private sectors in Brazil 

      Emilio, Daulins U.; Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Botelho, Fernando
      2012
      This paper uses a rotating panel of households to analyze wage differentials between public and private sectors in Brazil. Focusing on the transition of individuals between jobs available in the public and private sectors ...
    • Gender bias at the Brazilian superior labor court 

      Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Grezzana, Stefânia
      2012-03-24
      This paper examines the existence of gender bias within the Brazilian Superior Labor Court SLC(TST). Our analysis utilizes a database comprising all the lawsuits decided by the Brazilian Superior Labor Court SLC(TST) between ...
    • The impact of structured teaching methods on the quality of education 

      Leme, Maria Carolina da Silva; Louzano, Paula Baptista Jorge; Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Souza, André Portela Fernandes de
      2012-09-12
      This paper estimates the impact of the use of structured methods on the quality of education of the students in primary public school in Brazil. Structure methods encompass a range of pedagogical and managerial instruments ...
    • The impact of structured teaching methods on the quality of education in Brazil 

      Leme, Maria Carolina da Silva; Louzano, Paula; Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Souza, André Portela de
      2012-10
      This paper estimates the impact of the use of structured methods on the quality of education for students in primary public school in Brazil. Structured methods encompass a range of pedagogical and managerial instruments ...
    • Impacto da alfabetização de adultos sobre salário e emprego 

      Rocha, Maúna Soares de Baldini; Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro
      2010-06-17
      In this paper, we document some evidence about the impacts of adult alphabetization on earnings and labor force participation. The longitudinal data available in the Monthly Employment Survey (PME) allow us to control for ...
    • Income and bargaining effects on education and health 

      Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro
      2010-05-05
      In this paper, we examine the impacts of the reform in the rural pension system in Brazil in 1991 on schooling and health indicators. In addition, we use the reform to investigate the validity of the unitary model of ...
    • Income and bargaining effects on education and health in Brazil 

      Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro
      2011-03
      This study examines the impacts of the 1991 reform of Brazil's rural pension system on schooling and health indicators. We conclude that the reform had significant positive effects on schooling, especially on literacy for ...
    • Informal wages in an economy with active labor courts 

      Araujo, Luis Fernando Oliveira de; Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro
      2012-09-12
      In most developing countries, job regulations and the justice branch interfere on several aspects of labor contracts. Inspired by this fact, we build a model that explores the role of labor courts in the determination of ...
    • Informality in an economy with active labour courts 

      Araujo, Luis Fernando Oliveira de; Ponczek, Vladimir Pinheiro; Souza, André Portela de
      2016-06
      Job regulations and the justice branch interfere on several aspects of labour contracts. We build a model which explores the role of labour courts on the wage distribution in both formal and informal sectors. We obtain ...