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Eletrificação rural: um estudo sobre o Programa Luz para Todos
The recent focus on the importance of infrastructure to growth and economic development combined with the importance given to the issue of poverty and its reduction have been causing discussions on rural electrification ...
Impactos da imigração no mercado de trabalho brasileiro
Given the importance that the immigration issue has acquired in the country in recent years, it generated a need for better understanding of the economic effects caused by population inflows of this nature. Nonetheless, ...
Três ensaios sobre o mercado de trabalho no Brasil
This dissertation explores in three essays and one short note different issues related to the Brazilian Labor Market. The first chapter extends the traditional literature on flows into and out of unemployment (as in Shimer, ...
Ensaios em desenvolvimento e crescimento econômico
This thesis consists of three essays, one being on economic development and the two others on economic growth. The first essay is an investigation into how access to electricity by households affects time allocation of ...
Novas medidas de alfabetização e suas implicações: evidências para o Brasil
This work aims to investigate illiteracy in Brazil using new literacy measures initially developed by Basu and Foster (1998). We evaluate the proximate and isolated literacy profile of the Brazilian population and also ...
Restrição ao crédito educacional e investimentos em capital humano no Brasil: evidências através dos retornos à educação
This paper aims to gauge the role of credit constraint on education in Brazil. For this purpose, we use the hypothesis that direct costs and opportunity costs of schooling affect credit constrained and unconstrained persons ...