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    • Eficiência e produtividade total dos fatores em Minas Gerais 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti
      2010-05-19
      Este trabalho estuda a eficiência produtiva do estado de Minas Gerais, analisando a evolução e a situação comparativa de sua produtividade total dos fatores (PTF). Mostramos que o estado seguiu a tendência geral do país ...
    • The evolution of international output differences (1960-2000): From factors to productivity 

      Veloso, Fernando A.; Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Pessôa, Samuel de Abreu
      2004-06-01
      This article presents a group of exercises of level and growth decomposition of output per worker using cross-country data from 1960 to 2000. It is shown that at least until 1975 factors of production (capital and education) ...
    • The evolution of TFP in Latin America 

      Veloso, Fernando A.; Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Pessôa, Samuel de Abreu
      2006-09-01
      Due to widespread government intervention and import-substitution industrialization, there has been a general perception that Latin America has always been less productive than the leading economies. In this paper, however, ...
    • The evolution of TFP in Latin America: high productivity when distortions were high? 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Pessôa, Samuel de Abreu; Veloso, Fernando A.
      2010-01-07
      Due to widespread government intervention and import-substitution industrialization, there has been a general presumption that Latin America has been much less productive than the leading economies in the last decades. In ...
    • Fracking, China and the Global Economy 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Trejos, Alberto
      2016-05-04
      We develop an intertemporal model of the international economy, where tradeable intermediate goods are produced with capital, labor and hydrocarbons, and used in the production of non-tradeable consumption and investment ...
    • Gains from trade and measured total factor productivity 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Trejos, Alberto
      2010-05-31
      We develop and calibrate a model where diferences in factor en-dowments lead countries to trade di¤erent goods, so that the existence of international trade changes the sectorial composition of output from one country to ...
    • Globalization and the Industrial Revolution 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Pessôa, Samuel de Abreu; Santos, Marcelo Rodrigues dos
      2010-10-21
      This paper argues that trade specialization played an indispensable role in supporting the Industrial Revolution, allowing the economy to shift resources to the manufacture without facing food and raw materials shortage. ...
    • Globalization and the Industrial Revolution (revised) 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Pessôa, Samuel de Abreu; Santos, Marcelo dos
      2014-06-13
      This paper argues that trade specialization played an indispensable role in supporting the Industrial Revolution. We calibrate a two-good and two-sector overlapping generations model to Englandís historical development and ...
    • Growth, increasing returns, and public infrastructure : time series evidence 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Issler, João Victor
      1995-03
      Initial endogenous growth models emphasized the importance of external effects and increasing retums in explaining growth. Empirically, this hypothesis can be confumed if the coefficient of physical capital per hour is ...
    • Health Care Reform or More Affordable Health Care? 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Gomes, Diego Braz Pereira
      2016-06-17
      This article investigates the impact on the U.S. economy of making health care more affordable. We compare health care cost reductions with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) using a rich life cycle ...
    • The impact of AIDS on income and human capital 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Santos, Marcelo Rodrigues dos; Pessôa, Samuel de Abreu
      2009-02-12
      This paper studies the impact of HIV/AIDS on per capita income and education. It explores two channels from HIV/AIDS to income that have not been sufficiently stressed by the literature: the reduction of the incentives to ...
    • The impact of public capital and public investment on economic growth: an empirical investigation 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti
      1994-02
      in this anicle we measure the impact of public sector capital and investment on economic growth. Initially, traditional growth accounting regressions are run for a cross-country data set. A simple endogenous growth model ...
    • O Impacto da Abertura Comercial Sobre Mark-Up e Produtividade Industrial Brasileira 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Guillen, Osmani Teixeira Carvalho
      2001-08-23
      O objetivo deste artigo é analisar o comportamento da indústria de transformação após as reformas implantadas na década de noventa. Verificamos se o processo de abertura gerou aumentos da produtividade média da indústria ...
    • O Impacto da Infra-Estrutura Sobre o Crescimento da Produtividade do Setor Privado e do Produto Brasileiro 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Malliagros, Thomas Georges
      1997-08-01
      O presente trabalho apresenta uma análise empírica do setor de infra-estrutura brasileiro no período 1950-1995. Concentra-se na estimação das elasticidades do produto e da produtividade em relação ao capital e investimento ...
    • Impactos de bem-estar da privatização de infra-estrutura 

      Pereira, Ricardo Antonio de Castro; Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti
      2006-12-01
      This paper deals with the welfare and long run allocation impacts of privatization. There are two types of capital in this model economy, one exclusively private and the other has public good features, denominated ...
    • Imposto inflacionario e opções de financiamento do setor publico em um modelo de ciclos reais de negocios para o Brasil 

      Rosal, João Mauricio Lemos; Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti
      1998-01
      O presente trabalho pretende calcular efeitos de bem estar associados a alterações na estrutura tributária brasileira que tenham como objetivo compensar a queda de receita relacionada à redução da segnioriage. A ideia é ...
    • Inflation, welfare and public expenditures 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti
      2001-08-01
      This paper studies welfare effects of monetary policy in an overlapping generations model with capital and no form of taxation other than inflation. Public expenditures have a positive effect on labor productivity. The ...
    • Inflationary financing of public investment and economic growth 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti
      1998-04-01
      A theoretical model is constructed in order to explain particular historical experiences in which inflation acceleration apparently helped to spur a period of economic growth. Government financed expenditures affect ...
    • Infraestrutura no Brasil: alguns fatos estilizados 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti
      1994-12
      Este trabalho mostra que não só a tendência de longo prazo (de 1970 até 1993) dos investimento públicos em infraestrutura como proporção do produto é declinante mas que esta queda vem se acelerando recentemente. Os ...
    • Infraestrutura publica, produtividade e crescimento 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti
      1994-09
      Este artigo analisa evidência empírica a cerca do impacto de infraestrutura sobre crescimento da produtividade e do produto. Estimações que usam 3 diferentes conjuntos de dados - séries temporais para a economia americana, ...