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Public transport and school location impacts on educational inequalities: Insights from São Paulo
(Elsevier Ltd, 2018)
In many large Latin American urban areas such as the São Paulo Metropolitan Region (SPMR), growing social and economic inequalities are embedded through high spatial inequality in the provision of state schools and affordable ...
Political appointments and coalition management in Brazil, 2007-2010
(Journal of Politics in Latin America, 2011)
Studies on coalition management in presidential systems usually focus on two types of goods used by the president and formateur party to hold together coalitions: exchange goods (such as individual budget amendments) and ...
Hybrid political institutions and governability: the budgetary process in Brazil
(Journal of Politics in Latin America, 2009)
In this paper we take a close look at some of the particular pathways by which majoritarian and consensual institutions affect governability. We demonstrate that the mix of majoritarian and consensual institutions found ...
Inequality and size of government: Evidence from Brazilian states
Purpose - This paper seeks to investigate the role of income-inequality on the size of local government. Design/methodology/approach - First, the paper extends the model proposed by Meltzer and Richard, allowing for spatial ...