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Bottom-up accountability and public service provision: evidence from a field experiment in Brazil
Does grassroots participation improve public service delivery? We study the e ect of a mobile phone application that allows citizens to monitor school construction projects in Brazilian municipalities. The app provides a ...
Supply chain resilience: the whole is not the sum of the parts
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate how resilience at different nodes in the supply chain influences overall supply chain resilience (SCRES) during an extreme weather event. Design/methodology/approach – ...
Legislature size and welfare: evidence from Brazil
What is the effect of legislature size on public service provision? While the literature relates legislature size to representation and government expenditure, its implications for welfare remain understudied. In this ...
Latin American elites favor polycentric governance in climate change agreements
Scholars and policy-makers generally assume that climate change mitigation requires global scale governance. However, the international provision of public goods is particularly susceptible to free riders and poor monitoring. ...
Investment capacity and the electoral marketplace: evidence from Brazil
The importance of money in elections is a hallmark of contemporary democracies. In this paper, we study how investment capacity, defined as the resources remaining after the municipality perform the mandatory expenditures, ...