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Robinson Crusoé e Macunaíma: racionalidade e ética - parte II
The subject of this research is the study of the efficiency concept in economics. The research tries to show that efficiency presupposes some normative hypothesis. Using a literary metaphor, which was constructed in the ...
Orçamento e alocação de recursos em universidades: uma aproximação da escolha pública
The calls urging colleges and universities to improve their productivity are coming thick and fast in Brazil. Many studies are suggesting evaluation systems and external criteria to control universities production in ...
Fronteiras da nova economia institucional
These papers deal with some main topics in new institutional economics. I make a survey of the literature, considering the contributions presented by Buchanan, Tullock, Coase, Olson and North to modern approaches to political ...
Robinson Crusoé e Macunaíma (um ensaio sobre eficiência, justiça e racionalidade econômica) - parte I
This research is divided in two parts, which will be published separately. Its main objective is to speculate how economic theory could tell us the story of Macunaíma. In the first section, which corresponds to this paper, ...
Cooperação, capital social e desempenho econômico: um estudo analítico
The objective of this paper is to define social capital as like as social infrastructure and to try to include this variable in an economic growth model. Considering social capital in such a way, It could have impact on ...