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Essays on the economics of education
Education is a powerful tool to improve lives and enhance the development prospects of nations. While primary and secondary school enrollment have increased considerably over the past decades in Brazil, completion rates ...
Essays on growth, structural transformation and education
This thesis contains three chapters. The first chapter studies the emergence of slums as a common feature in a country's path towards urbanization, structural transformation and development. Based on salient micro and macro ...
Interações econômicas entre capital humano e fecundidade
O primeiro artigo desta tese procura medir o impacto do programa Bolsa Familia sobre a gravidez juvenil, discutindo também a utilização de programas de transferência condicional de renda para a diminuição da fecundidade ...
Ensaios em finanças públicas municipais
This thesis aims to discuss municipal public finance issues. An improvement of the Brazilian fiscal federalism, with greater resources decentralization and the implementation of high-powered rules for the federative transfers ...