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The allocation of talent in teacher's occupation and Economic Growth
The quality of teachers is a determining factor in the formation of human cap-ital, so it is also an object of study of economic development. We develop a generalequilibrium model in which workers are heterogeneous and ...
Essays on economic development and education
This thesis is a collection of three essays in economic development mainly focused on education. In the first two chapters, we study the effects that educational policies may have on a macroeconomic environment where ...
Corrupção, reformas e estagnação
(Valor Econômico, 2017-06-21)
Do macro ao micro: o papel da produtividade no desenvolvimento econômico
This work emphasizes the evolution in the understanding of productivity as a fundamental factor for economic development. Based on a diagnosis that places productivity as a preponderant factor in determining the dispersion ...
Um modelo de dominância fiscal: o caso brasileiro
Desde a crise de 2008 temos visto um fenômeno em que grande parte das economias desenvolvidas tem mantido taxas de juros bem próximas ao limite inferior durante períodos prolongados, Japão há mais de duas décadas e Estados ...
Essays on growth, structural transformation and education
This thesis contains three chapters. The first chapter studies the emergence of slums as a common feature in a country's path towards urbanization, structural transformation and development. Based on salient micro and macro ...
Essays on multi-country economic growth and sectoral total factor productivity
Nesta tese, oferecemos uma abordagem alternativa - e talvez mais apropriada - para a estimação da produtividade total dos fatores (PTF) setorial. Nossa economia artificial utiliza insumos produzidos por diferentes setores ...
Essays on credit, durable goods and public debt in an incomplete market framework
This thesis is an essay composed of three articles, each of them representing a chapter, about quantitative macroeconomics in an environment of incomplete markets. In all chapters the United States economy is used as a ...
Trade policy in a dynamic Heckscher-Ohlin model
The Import Substitution Process in Latin Amer ica was an attempt to enhance GDP growth and productivity by rising trade barriers upon capital-intensive products. Our main goal is to analyze how an increase in import tariff ...
The impact of social security reform on occupational and retirement behavior : a quantitative assessment for Brazil
Population ageing is a problem that countries will have to cope with within a few years. How would changes in the social security system affect individual behaviour? We develop a multi-sectoral life-cycle model with both ...