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Problemas na abordagem das variedades de capitalismo nas economias da América Latina
The Varieties of Capitalism (VoC) approach has been a powerful and influential analytical instrument of the older literature on comparative capitalism. Initially designed for immediate application in developed capitalist ...
Informational synergies in consumer credit
Lenders can tap into multiple sources of private information to assess consumer credit risk but little is known about the informational synergies between these sources. Using unique panel data on checking accounts and ...
Antropologia dos militares no Brasil: problemas, limites e perspectivas
XI Reunión de Antropología del MERCOSUR (XI RAM), evento en la ciudad de Montevideo, Uruguay, del 30 de noviembre al 4 de diciembre de 2015. La Reunión de Antropología del MERCOSUR se viene llevando a cabo de forma bianual ...
A regulação pela informação no mercado de valores mobiliários
The capital market within the financial system is considered to be an instrument capable of defining and raising the efficiency of the allocation of goods and funds between savers and investors in a society. Nevertheless, ...
A Racionalidade jurídica da Corte Interamericana de Direitos Humanos no caso Gomes Lund e outros VS Brasil
Even after thirty years of continuous struggles to consolidate Brazilian democracy, the subject of transitional justice still remains alit in our legal debate. Currently we face a juridical insecurity regarding the validity ...
Cyclicality of SME lending and government involvement in banks
Recent regulatory efforts aim at lowering the cyclicality of bank lending because of its potential detrimental effects on financial stability and the real economy. We investigate the cyclicality of SME lending by local ...
Governança da internet no espaço regulatório global: o idiossincrático modelo de gestão da ICANN
This paper aims to analyze and describe the institutional evolution of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), an organization responsible for the management of domain names and Internet communications ...
WTD: Workshop of Theses and Dissertations
WUW: Workshop of Undergraduate Work
Usapiens: a system for urban trajectory data analytics
In the past few years a growing number of cities have started monitoring the position of public transportation vehicles using GPS devices. In this paper, we focus on a particularly important urban dataset: GPS bus data. ...
Why banks want to be complex
We investigate whether and how bank complexity affects performance and systemic risk. We base the analysis on a complexity measure that captures diversification and diversity, controlling for size and other bank characteristics. ...
The Limits of political compromise: debt ceilings and political competition
We study the desirability of limits on the public debt and of political competition in an economy where political parties alternate in office. Due to rent-seeking motives, incumbents have an incentive to set public ...
WIP - Workshop of Work in Progress
5th BRICS Trade and Economic Research Network (TERN) meeting: the impact of mega agreements on BRICS
The BRICS TERN – BRICS Trade and Economics Research Network is a group of independent research institutes established four years ago by five think tanks from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The main objective ...
A Higher order and stable method for the numerical integration of Random Differential Equations
(EMAp - Escola de Matemática Aplicada, 2014-11)
Over the last few years there has been a growing and renovated interest in the numerical study of Random Differential Equations (RDEs). On one hand it is motivated by the fact that RDEs have played an important role in the ...
Global stabilizing feedback law for a problem of biological control of mosquito-borne diseases
The control of the spread of dengue fever by introduction of the intracellular parasitic bacterium Wolbachia in populations of the vector Aedes aegypti, is presently one of the most promising tools for eliminating dengue, ...