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Na rota da Argentina
(Jornal Valor Econômico, 2013-10-16)
Distortions in the investment goods sector and productivity decline
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-graduação em Economia, 2014-08-14)
We study the impact of distortions in the investment goods sector on aggregate total factor productivity (TFP). We develop a two-sector neo-classical growth model in which TFP in the capital goods sector relative to TFP ...
Sustained growth, government expenditure and inflation
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 1996-02)
We construct and simulate a theoretical model in order to explain particular historical experiences in which inflation acceleration apparently helped to spur a period of economic growth. Government financed expenditures ...
O câmbio valorizado veio para ficar
(Jornal Valor Econômico, 2011-03-29)
On the nature of income inequality across nations
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2000-03-01)
In this paper, we investigate the nature of income inequality across nations. First, rather than functional forms or parameter values in calibration exercises that can potentially drives results, we estimate, test, and ...
As desigualdades regionais
(Jornal Valor Econômico, 2012-01-18)
Temas eleitorais proibidos
(Jornal Valor Econômico, 2014-08-20)
Atrapalhando as reformas
(Valor Econômico, 2020-09-24)
The long-term effects of conditional cash transfers on child labor and school enrollment
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-graduação em Economia, 2015-08-11)
This paper investigates the long-term e ects of conditional cash transfers on school attainment and child labor. To this end, we construct a dynamic heterogeneous agent model, calibrate it with Brazilian data, and introduce ...
Consumers’ inflation expectations in Brazil
This paper investigates what are the main components of consumer’s inflation expectations. We combine the FGV’s Consumer Survey with the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) indices on inflation (IPCA and ...
Política fiscal anticíclica
(Jornal Valor Econômico, 2013-06-19)
Contradições do capitalismo
(Jornal Valor Econômico, 2014-04-16)
The evolution of TFP in Latin America: high productivity when distortions were high?
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-graduação em Economia, 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 ...
Solução fácil, popular e errada
(Valor Econômico, 2019-05-16)
Testing production functions used in empirical growth studies
(Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia da FGV, 2003-10-11)
We estimate and test two alternative functional forms, which have been used in the growth literature, representing the aggregate production function for a panel of countries: the model of Mankiw, Romer and Weil (Quarterly ...
Progresso e meio ambiente
(Jornal Valor Econômico, 2012-03-21)
Populistas e liberais, um equilíbrio precário
(Valor Econômico, 2019-04-18)
The evolution of international output differences (1970-2000): From factors to productivity
This article presents a group of exercises of level and growth decomposition of output per worker using cross-country data from 1970 to 2000. It is shown that in the early seventies factors of production (capital and ...
The effects of external and internal shocks on total factor productivity
This paper examines structural changes that occur in the total factor productivity (TFP) within countries. It is possible that some episodes of high economic growth or economic decline are associated with permanent ...
A ortodoxia fracassou?
(Valor Econômico, 2018-06-20)