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Essays on Education and Labor Economics
Esta tese contém três artigos que investigam problemas relacionados à Economia do Trabalho, Desenvolvimento Econômico e Economia da Educação.
Essays in applied econometrics
Using a unique dataset on Brazilian nominal and real yield curves combined with daily survey forecasts of macroeconomic variables such as GDP growth, inflation, and exchange rate movements, we identify the effect of surprises ...
Avaliação de impacto de políticas de segurança: o caso das Unidades de Polícia Pacificadora (UPPs) no Rio de Janeiro
This thesis aims on the impact evaluation of the Pacifying Police Units policy, incorporating the causality relations through differences-in-differences regressions with multiple specifications in order to measure the ...
Essays in Corporate Bankruptcy
This thesis contains three chapters, each bringing an essay on credit markets and on the institutions governing corporate bankruptcy. In chapter one, we bring some evidence to dispute the notion that increasing creditor ...
Ensaios em econometria aplicada
Housing is an important component of wealth for a typical household in many countries. The objective of this paper is to investigate the e§ect of real-estate price variation on welfare, trying to close a gap between the ...
Ensaios sobre o poder judiciário no Brasil
This thesis is a collection of empirical essays on the institut ional features of the justice system in Brazil, focused on state district courts of the first degree. It relies on econometric methods and insights from ...
Essays on economic regulation
It is known that stock prices of public listed regulated companies react to price revisions by the regulator, and that the information conveyed by this price reaction might be used by the regulator on the contract design. ...