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A rotatividade dos servidores de confiança no Governo Federal Brasileiro, 2010-2011
(Novos estudos CEBRAP, 2012-11)
What are the determinants of turnover among political appointees in the Brazilian federal government? This article shows that a change in minister does not necessarily entail change among political appointees, although ...
An archipelago of excellence?: autonomous capacity among Brazilian state agencies
Drawing on the Brazilian case, this paper develops a new measure of state capacity for evaluating the performance of specific bureaucratic agencies within national states. The measure, which is made possible by the rising ...
Determinants of patronage and policy-making positions in the Brazilian federal bureaucracy, 2007-2011
Research on the relationship between the Executive and the Legislative in Brazil has generated a voluminous literature that sheds important light on our understanding of the policy-making process in Brazil and the relationship ...
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 ...
Vertical transfers and the appropriation of resources by the bureaucracy: the case of Brazilian state governments
(ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pós-Graduação em Economia, 2006)
The Brazilian grant system was built by the federal government aiming to reduce economic and social inequalities in the federation, by transferring income from rich states to poor states. However, due to the lack of control ...