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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 ...
Aprovação de empréstimos a governos subnacionais no Brasil: há espaço para comportamento político oportunista?
(Dados: Revista de Ciências Sociais, 2008)
The aim of this study was to test whether political influence comes into play in the approval of loans to State governments by the Brazilian National Senate. Although all the requests for loans submitted to the Senate ...
Altruísmo e competição inter-geracional: o impacto do envelhecimento da população nos gastos em educação dos municípios brasileiros
In this work, we tried to test two hypotheses for the Brazilian municipalities on the relationship between the aging of the population an educational expenditures. The first is that the increase of the elderly share reduces ...
Mensurando o desempenho e a eficiência dos gastos estaduais em educação fundamental e média
(Estudos Econômicos, 2009)
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the relative performance and efficiency of Brazilian states in the provision of basic and secondary education. In order to do so performance indicators are initially built using ...
Education production efficiency: evidence from Brazilian universities
(Centro de Estudos de Política e Economia do Setor Público (CEPESP), 2009)
This paper investigates how efficient are the Higher Education Institutions (HEI) in Brazil, and which institution – public or private – is more efficient in the production of knowledge. In addition, it was also verified ...
Uma análise da eficiência nos gastos em educação fundamental para os municípios paulistas
(Planejamento e Políticas Públicas, 2011)
The aim of this paper was to evaluate the relative efficiency of the counties with regard to spending on primary education in 2005. To this end, we used some indexes and indicators of results of an analysis of efficient ...