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Local economic development: theory, evidence, and implications for policy in Brazil
(Centro de Estudos de Política e Economia do Setor Público (CEPESP), 2008)
Local economic development policies have surged in Brazil over the past decade—a major shift in this regionally diverse country of 27 states, over 5,000 municipalities, and the largest economy in Latin America. We review ...
The political economy of productivity in Brazil
(Inter-American Development Bank, 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 ...
The impact of public transport expansions on informality: the case of the São Paulo metropolitan region
(Centro de Estudos de Política e Economia do Setor Público (CEPESP), 2015)
The São Paulo Metropolitan Region (SPMR) displays a strong core-periphery divide. Central areas concentrate the bulk of formal jobs while peripheral areas display high incidence of informal employment. This pattern is ...