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    • Changing social contracts: beliefs and Brazil 

      Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André B. C. de; Mueller, Bernardo Pinheiro Machado; Pereira Filho, Carlos Eduardo Ferreira
      2013-02
      Alston, Lee J., Melo, Marcus Andre, Mueller, Bernardo, and Pereira, Carlos-Changing social contracts: Beliefs and dissipative inclusion in Brazil We link a model of inequality and redistribution where multiple steady states ...
    • Changing social contracts: Beliefs and dissipative inclusion in Brazil 

      Alston, Lee J.; Melo, Marcus André B. C. de; Mueller, Bernardo Pinheiro Machado; Pereira Filho, Carlos Eduardo Ferreira
      2013
      We link a model of inequality and redistribution where multiple steady states can emerge, to the recent literature on beliefs, and argue that changes in beliefs may shift the equilibrium over time. We present evidence that ...
    • Institutional determinants of democratic survival 

      Mignozzetti, Umberto G.
      2018
      How institutions influence the survival of democracies? In this paper, I consider a model of democracy that incorporates institutional features in the classical income redistribution models. The article starts with a ...
    • Should educational policies be regressive? 

      Gottlieb, Daniel; Moreira, Humberto Ataíde
      2003-10-19
      In this paper, we show that when the government is able to transfer wealth between generations, regressive policies are no longer optimal. The optimal educational policy can be decentralized through appropriate Pigouvian ...
    • Three essays on local demand for public services 

      Menezes, Rafael Terra de
      2012-05-03
      Local provision of public services has the positive effect of increasing the efficiency because each locality has its idiosyncrasies that determine a particular demand for public services. This dissertation addresses ...