Mounu Prem

Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)

Via Due Macelli, 73

Rome, 00187

Italy

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1.

Corruption and Firms

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 14 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2021
Emanuele Colonnelli and Mounu Prem
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Corruption, Firms, Audits, Public Procurement, Misallocation, Labor Reallocation, Political Connections

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Inefficient Procurement in Times of Pandemia

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 May 2020 Last Revised: 11 May 2021
Universidad del Rosario, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Universidad del Rosario
Downloads 951 (34,607)
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Corruption, COVID-19, Public procurement, Machine learning

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Selective Civilian Targeting: The Unintended Consequences of Partial Peace

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2021
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Universidad del Rosario, Columbia University and Universidad del Rosario
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Selective civilian targeting, Peace process, Armed conflict, Territorial control

Revealing Corruption: Firm and Worker Level Evidence from Brazil

Chicago Booth Research Paper Forthcoming, Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 09 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2021
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate Business School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Washington University in Saint Louis, John M. Olin Business School
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Corporate Misconduct, Public Procurement, Firm Growth

Revealing Corruption: Firm and Worker Level Evidence from Brazil

NBER Working Paper No. w29627
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 10 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2022
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate Business School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Washington University in Saint Louis, John M. Olin Business School
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What Predicts Corruption?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2020
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Universidad del Rosario and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Corruption, Machine Learning, Prediction, Private Sector

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End-of-Conflict Deforestation: Evidence From Colombia's Peace Agreement

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 29 May 2019
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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Deforestation, Conflict, Peace Building, Colombia

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Dictatorship, Higher Education and Social Mobility

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2022
University of Chicago, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Chile, Pinochet, dictatorship, universities, social mobility, intergenerational transmission, democratization

The Rise and Persistence of Illegal Crops: Evidence from a Naive Policy Announcement

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Mounu Prem, Juan F. Vargas and Daniel Mejia
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Universidad del Rosario and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
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The Rise and Persistence of Illegal Crops: Evidence from a Naive Policy Announcement

Documento CEDE No. 2019-39
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Oct 2019
Daniel Mejia, Mounu Prem and Juan F. Vargas
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Universidad del Rosario
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Coca growing, Drug war, Anticipation effects, Policy announcement, Colombia

The Geography of Repression and Opposition to Autocracy

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 07 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2020
University of Chicago, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Dictatorship, Repression, Democratization, Military, Pinochet, Chile

The Geography of Repression and Support for Democracy

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-105
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
University of Chicago, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Dictatorship, Repression, Democratization, Military, Pinochet, Chile

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Patronage and Selection in Public Sector Organizations

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 29 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2021
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS)
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patronage, clientelism, politicians, bureaucrats, campaign contributions, political connections

Patronage and Selection in Public Sector Organizations

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13697
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS)
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The Internal Capital Markets of Business Groups: Evidence from Intra-Group Loans

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Oct 2013
Pontificia Unievrsidad Católica de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and City University London - Bayes Business School
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business groups, internal capital markets, expropriation

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The Human Capital Peace Dividend

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2021
Mounu Prem, Juan F. Vargas and Olga Namen
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Universidad del Rosario and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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Human capital, Educational outcomes, Peace agreement, Armed Conflict

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Losing Your Dictator: Firms During Political Transition

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2019
Felipe González and Mounu Prem
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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transition, distortions, firms, networks

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Buying a Blind Eye: Campaign Donations, Regulatory Enforcement, and Deforestation in Colombia

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 30 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2022
University of Oxford, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), University of Oxford and Inter-American Development Bank
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Campaign donations, Deforestation, Regulatory enforcement, Colombia

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How Do Internal Capital Markets Work? Evidence from the Great Recession

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2019
Pontificia Unievrsidad Católica de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and City University London - Bayes Business School
Downloads 136 (292,156)
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internal capital markets, great recession, business groups, centrality, control rights

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Landmines: The Local Effects of Demining

Number of pages: 113 Posted: 20 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2022
Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Harvard Kennedy School and Universidad del Rosario
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Landmines, demining, conflict, peace, local development

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A Peace Baby Boom? Evidence from Colombia’s Peace Agreement

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 07 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2022
Universidad del Rosario, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), University College London - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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fertility; pregnancy; mortality; armed conflict; violence

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Does Higher Education Reduce Mortality? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 23 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2022
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Higher Education, Mortality, Chile

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The Privatization Origins of Political Corporations

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 May 2018 Last Revised: 19 May 2019
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and City University London - Bayes Business School
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firms, privatization, dictatorship, democracy

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Can Television Bring down a Dictator? Evidence from Chile's ‘No’ Campaign

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2017
Felipe González and Mounu Prem
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Television, Dictatorship, Elections, Transition

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Police Violence, Student Protests, and Educational Performance

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2022
Felipe González and Mounu Prem
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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police, violence, protest, students

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Privatization and Business Groups: Evidence from the Chicago Boys in Chile

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2020
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and City University London - Bayes Business School
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government, firms, groups, privatization

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The Value of Political Capital: Dictatorship Collaborators as Business Elites

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2018
Felipe González and Mounu Prem
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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political capital, collaborators, dictatorship, armed forces

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Managers' Productivity and Recruitment in the Public Sector

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 13 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2022
Pablo Munoz and Mounu Prem
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Public sector, Recruitment, School principals, Managers

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How Peace Saves Lives: Evidence from Colombia

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Mar 2022
Universidad del Rosario, Economics Department, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Harvard Kennedy School and Universidad del Rosario
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Landmines, victims, conflict, peace

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Lost in Transition? The Persistence of Dictatorship Mayors

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2021
Felipe González, Pablo Munoz and Mounu Prem
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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politicians, dictatorship, democratic transition

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The Limits of Hegemony: Banks, Covert Actions, and Foreign Firms

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2022
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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firms, banks, Cold War, United States, Richard Nixon, Salvador Allende.

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Peaceful Entry: Entrepreneurship Dynamics during Colombia's Peace Agreement

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Apr 2022
Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Universidad del Rosario and Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística - DANE
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Firm entry, Conflict, Peace agreement, Colombia

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Uncertainty From Dictatorship to Democracy: Evidence From Business Communications

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jul 2022
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, Universidad del Rosario, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Uncertainty, Dictatorship, Democracy, Firms

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The Intergenerational Transmission of College: Evidence from the 1973 Coup in Chile

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Jun 2022
University of Chicago, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Intergenerational transmission, college, dictatorship, education

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Peaceful Entry: Entrepreneurship Dynamics During Colombia’S Peace Agreement

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 2022
Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadística - DANE
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firm entry, conflict, Peace agreement, Colombia

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Do Explosions Shape Voting Behavior?

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Jul 2022
Universidad del Rosario, Harvard Kennedy School, Universidad del Rosario, Economics Department, Universidad del Rosario and Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF)
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Landmines, explosions, conflict, voting.