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  • The economic benefits of higher education: from high school to labor market 

    Silveira, Priscilla Bacalhau Velloso da (2018-05-25)
    Attaining tertiary education has noteworthy implications for both individuals and society. This thesis is composed of three essays related to Economics of Education. The first chapter investigates whether the informational ...
  • Dois ensaios sobre cadeias de valor 

    Cabral, Rodolfo Arruda (2018-05-25)
    Esta tese é composta por dois ensaios sobre cadeias de valor. Os ensaios são complementares entre si à medida que abordam o tema a partir de perspectivas distintas: o primeiro artigo é teórico e o segundo, empírico. O ...
  • Essays on judicial behavior 

    Lopes, Felipe de Mendonça (2018-05-28)
    What do judges want? Although apparently a straightforward question, the motivations that underly judge’s decisions have been a persistent topic of debate in the literature. The discussion arises from the fact that judges, ...
  • Last call: the effect of car sharing apps on traffic accidents 

    Pinto, Lucas Vinicius Silva (2018-05-15)
    Ao tirarmos proveito das diferentes datas de lançamento de plataformas de compartilhamento de veículos particulares, pudemos investigar o efeitos destas na segurança do trânsito, mensurada pelo número de acidentes reportados ...
  • Bank capital structure, macroprudential policy and economic growth 

    Alves, Maurício Barbosa (2018-05-29)
    We study the long-run impact of the adoption of macroprudential tools. We derive a dynamic general equilibrium model featuring endogenous TFP change and allowing banks to choose their balance sheet structure endogenously. ...
  • Essays on conglomerate mergers 

    Garcia, Carolina Policarpo (2018-05-21)
    This thesis takes advantage of a wave of mergers and acquisitions in the Brazilian higher education industry to provide evidence on the potential effects of conglomerate mergers, particularly market extension mergers. The ...
  • The impacts of early childhood investment: an approach through latent cognitive skills 

    Pires, Luciana Neves (2018-05-16)
    This work contributes to the literature of human capital formation by estimating the impact of early childhood investment (by means of preschool attendance) over cognitive skill development. Using a longitudinal panel ...
  • Essays in labor economics using Brazilian data 

    Arabage, Amanda Cappellazzo (2018-05-21)
    This thesis is composed of three essays in applied microeconomics. In all essays, we investigate different aspects related to the Brazilian formal labor market using data from the Relação Anual de Informações Sociais - ...
  • Essays on health at birth, financial literacy and educational outcomes 

    Furtado, Isabela Brandão (2018-05-11)
    This thesis consists of three essays related to microeconomics applied to health and education. The first chapter analyses a large-scale experimental impact evaluation of a financial education pilot program for students ...
  • Dynamic coordination with network externalities: procrastination can be efficient 

    Angeli, Deivis (2018-05-09)
    I analyze a dynamic coordination model under quasi-hyperbolic discounting. The main result is that present bias can induce a society to coordinate efficiently. When considering a transition from network A to B, higher ...
  • Socially optimal crime and punishment 

    Ferreira, Eduardo Ferraz Castelo Branco (2018-05-25)
    The first essay of this thesis, co-authored by Rodrigo Soares, develops a dynamic life-cycle equilibrium model of crime with heterogeneous agents and human capital accumulation. Public security policies are defined as pairs ...
  • Natural gas vehicles in Brazil: consequences to fuel markets 

    Santos, Roberto Amaral de Castro Prado (2018-05-10)
    This Master Thesis consists of one empirical article on the field of Microeconomy. Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs) are very popular in many countries around the world, including Brazil. The Brazilian State of Rio de Janeiro ...
  • Coordination failures and slow recoveries in macroeconomics 

    Wong, Victor (2018-05-09)
    Coordination failures are one of the possible reasons why economies suffer during a recession and why they take long time to recover. This work studies a macroeconomic model with endogenous hazard rates that captures in a ...
  • Essays on imperfect common knowledge in macroeconomics 

    Ribeiro, Marcel Bertini (2018-05-22)
    This dissertation study the implications of strategic uncertainty induced by imperfect common knowledge for macroeconomic models and economic policy. In the first chapter, I evaluate whether central bank’s transparency ...
  • The effects of Brazil’s family health strategy on educational outcomes 

    Costa, Gabriel Weber (2018-04-27)
    We aim to evaluate the effects of Brazil’s Family Health Strategy (FHS), a large-scale community-based health intervention, on educational outcomes during primary and secondary education.We use student-level data and adopt ...
  • Liquidity constraints and collateral crises 

    Rodrigues, Diego de Sousa (2018-05-16)
    Asset-backed securities were widely traded. Arguably, this happened because they were complicated claims, in the sense that it was very costly to assess their fundamental value. Here, we show that if this is the case, then ...
  • Does the nature of a recession matter?: some calculations on fiscal multipliers 

    Borsoi, Nicolas da Silva (2018-04-24)
    The existing literature measuring the magnitude of the fiscal multiplier has a considerable consensus that the stimulative effects of fiscal instruments depends on the current state of economic activity, whether it is ...
  • O Brasil na OCDE: membro pleno ou mero espectador? 

    Thorstensen, Vera Helena; Gullo, Marcelly Fuzaro (2018-05)
    Em maio de 2017 o Brasil apresentou pedido oficial de acessão à Organização para a Cooperação e Desenvolvimento Econômico – OCDE, organização internacional da qual tem participado ativamente como membro parceiro desde a ...
  • Technical education, noncognitive skills and labor market outcomes: experimental evidence from Brazil 

    Camargo, Juliana; Lima, Lycia Silva e; Riva, Flavio Luiz Russo; Souza, André Portela Fernandes de (2018-05)
    This paper describes the results from the evaluation of the Student Training Scholarship ('Bolsa Formação Estudante'), a public policy that offers scholarships to current and former high school students of the public ...
  • Rentier-financier capitalism 

    Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos (2018-05)
    Since the beginning of the twentieth century there are three basic social classes: the capitalist class or bourgeoisie, the working class and the professional class or technobureaucracy. In the first part of the century, ...

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