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    • The effect of social security, demography and technology on retirement 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Santos, Marcelo Rodrigues dos
      2010-10-21
      This article investigates the causes in the reduction of labor force participation of the old. We argue that the changes in social security policy, in technology and in demography may account for most of the changes in ...
    • The effect of social security, demography and technology on retirement 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Santos, Marcelo Rodrigues dos
      2008-12-08
      This article investigates the causes in the reduction of labor force participation of the old. We argue that the changes in social security policy, in technology and in demography may account for most of the changes in ...
    • The effect of social security, health, demography and technology on retirement 

      Ferreira, Pedro Cavalcanti; Santos, Marcelo Rodrigues dos
      2012-02-24
      This article studies the determinants of the labor force participation of the elderly and investigates the factors that may account for the increase in retirement in the second half of the last century. We develop a ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...