Teses apresentadas e aprovadas no curso de Doutorado Acadêmico em Economia de empresas da Escola de Economia de São Paulo.

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    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Essays on heterogeneous agent models with entrepreneurship 

      Merlin, Giovanni Tondin (2018-04-12)
      This thesis is composed of three essays related to heterogeneous agent models with entrepreneurship. The first chapter adds aggregate uncertainty in a heterogeneous agent model with entrepreneurship and financial frictions, ...
    • Essays on fiscal policy and public debt 

      Diniz, André Sander (2017-11-28)
      This thesis is composed of three essays related to fiscal policy and public debt. The first chapter analyses quantitatively the relevance of different fiscal policy responses to a debt restructuring episode, taking into ...
    • Transparência na política monetária: teoria, empírico e projeção 

      Lima, Daniela Cunha de (2017-10-02)
      Over the last few years we have seen a huge evolution in the way central banks communicate around the World. Besides providing information to all, transparency allows agents to coordinate and is considered important in the ...
    • Three essays on vocational education in Brazil 

      Soares, Sammara Cavalcanti (2017-07-29)
      O ensino profissionalizante vem sendo apontado cada vez mais como uma solução alternativa no combate ao desemprego juvenil, especialmente àqueles que saem da escola direto para o mercado de trabalho. As evidências empíricas, ...
    • Essays in econometric theory 

      Casalecchi, Alessandro Ribeiro de Carvalho (2017-05-25)
      Os dois artigos desta tese, os capítulos 2 e 3, referem-se a testes de hipótese mas têm focos diferentes. O capítulo 2, intitulado "Improvements for external validity tests in fuzzy regression discontinuity designs," ...
    • Ensaios em economia da educação 

      Camargo, Juliana (2017-05-22)
      The aim of this study is to provide rigorous evidence of the impact of a brazilian vocational education and training program on its beneficiaries. For this, we took advantage of the selection criteria for the program, in ...
    • Ensaios em economia industrial e comportamental 

      Lucatelli, Hugo de Andrade (2017-05-23)
      Paper I – The paper shows that in bundle markets, when a monopolist faces sizeable constraints on supply capacity, implementing a two-part tariff is the optimal strategy for the firm. This contractual design allows the ...
    • Three essays on the economics of crime 

      Masiero, Ilaria (2017-05-19)
      Prevention is commonly recognized as the best way to go in the fight against delinquency. Yet, working out sound policies is an extremely challenging task. The first two essays in this thesis contribute to the pursuit of ...
    • Coordination failures in business cycles 

      Machado, Caio Henrique (2017-05-11)
      Coordination failures are often said to play an important role in business cycles. If agents’ incentives of taking a given action depend on the amount of other agents expected to take the same action, coordination failures ...
    • Impactos econômicos e financeiros de notícias 

      Azevedo, Luis Fernando Pereira (2017-04-18)
      Devido à crescente evolução tecnológica das últimas décadas, eventos locais, econômicos ou não, são divulgados de forma praticamente instantânea de forma global. Muitos destes eventos têm o poder de influenciar os preços ...
    • Essays on forward-looking indicators and the yield curve 

      Vieira, Fausto José Araújo (2017-04-19)
      This thesis presents three chapters about forward-looking indicators. In the first two chapters, we propose a factor augmented VAR that combines Nelson and Siegel yield curve factors and principal components extracted from ...
    • Três ensaios em regulação e organização industrial 

      Fetter, Seiji Kumon (2016-09-12)
      This thesis studies three topics on the effects of regulation and policies on prices, quality and sustainability. The first chapter analyses the incentives that fuel stations have as they choose whether to supply a low-quality ...
    • Essays on political economy and institutions 

      Stein, Guilherme (2016-08-19)
      This thesis presents two theoretical models. The first shows how the cost of doing business associated with red tape arises as a response to institutional failure, namely, a failure of the legal system. It shows that, when ...
    • Long-term asset allocation based on stochastic multistage multi-objective portfolio optimization 

      Chagas, Guido Marcelo Borma (2016-08-19)
      Multi-Period Stochastic Programming (MSP) offers an appealing approach to identity optimal portfolios, particularly over longer investment horizons, because it is inherently suited to handle uncertainty. Moreover, it ...