Rodrigo R. Soares

Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)

420 West 118th Street

New York, NY 10027

United States

Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics

Rua Itapeva 474 s.1202

São Paulo, São Paulo 01332-000

Brazil

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

31

DOWNLOADS
Rank 11,064

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 11,064

in Total Papers Downloads

8,124

SSRN CITATIONS
Rank 2,883

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 2,883

in Total Papers Citations

400

CROSSREF CITATIONS

226

Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Accountability and Corruption: Political Institutions Matter

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Daniel Lederman, Norman Loayza and Rodrigo R. Soares
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region, World Bank - Research Department and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 3,154 (7,453)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

2.

The Development Impact of the Illegality of Drug Trade

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4543
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Philip Keefer, Norman Loayza and Rodrigo R. Soares
Inter-American Development Bank, World Bank - Research Department and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 642 (78,126)

Abstract:

Loading...

Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Crime and Society, Economic Theory & Research, Post Conflict Reconstruction, Markets and Market Access

3.

Competition and the Racial Wage Gap: Testing Becker's Model of Employer Discrimination

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9764
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Guilherme Hirata and Rodrigo R. Soares
IDados-Alfa e Beto Instituto and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 372 (150,371)

Abstract:

Loading...

discrimination, racial wage gap, competition, labor market, trade reform, Brazil

4.

Glyphosate Use in Agriculture and Birth Outcomes of Surrounding Populations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12164
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 May 2019
Mateus Dias, Rudi Rocha and Rodrigo R. Soares
Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) - Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Business Administration and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 367 (153,096)

Abstract:

Loading...

glyphosate, herbicides, birth outcomes, infant mortality, water, externalities

Household Choices of Child Labor and Schooling: A Simple Model With Application to Brazil

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2007
Diana I. Kruger, Rodrigo R. Soares and Matias Berthelon
Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
Downloads 214 (263,546)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Loading...

child labor, schooling, generalized ordered logit, Brazil, coffee

Household Choices of Child Labor and Schooling: A Simple Model With Application to Brazil

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2776
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 May 2007
Diana I. Kruger, Rodrigo R. Soares and Matias Berthelon
Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
Downloads 151 (359,510)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Loading...

child labor, schooling, generalized ordered logit, Brazil

6.

Institutional Development and Colonial Heritage within Brazil

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4276
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
Joana Naritomi, Rodrigo R. Soares and Juliano J. Assunção
World Bank, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Climate Policy Initiative
Downloads 284 (200,495)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Loading...

institutions, colonial heritage, rent-seeking, geography, Brazil

7.

The Use of Violence in Illegal Markets: Evidence from Mahogany Trade in the Brazilian Amazon

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5923
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
Ariaster Chimeli and Rodrigo R. Soares
Ohio University - Department of Economics and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 259 (219,917)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Loading...

illegal markets, violence, homicide, mahogany, Brazil

Workforce Composition, Productivity, and Labor Regulations in a Compensating Differentials Theory of Informality

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-45
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Daniel Haanwinckel and Rodrigo R. Soares
University of California, Berkeley and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 135 (393,528)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

informality, labor market, search, minimum wage, compensating differentials, Brazil

Workforce Composition, Productivity, and Labor Regulations in a Compensating Differentials Theory of Informality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9951
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Daniel Haanwinckel and Rodrigo R. Soares
University of California, Berkeley and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 79 (574,760)

Abstract:

Loading...

informality, labor market, search, minimum wage, compensating differentials, Brazil

9.

Local Labor Market Conditions and Crime: Evidence from the Brazilian Trade Liberalization

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9638
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Rafael Dix-Carneiro, Rodrigo R. Soares and Gabriel Ulyssea
Duke University, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
Downloads 181 (307,590)
Citation 116

Abstract:

Loading...

labor markets, crime, trade liberalization

10.

Spillovers from Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Bolsa Família and Crime in Urban Brazil

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6371
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Mar 2012
Laura Chioda, Joao De Mello and Rodrigo R. Soares
World Bank, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) - Department of Economics and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 178 (312,189)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

crime, Bolsa Família, conditional cash transfer, education, schooling, Brazil

11.

The Quantity and Quality of Life and the Evolution of World Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w9765
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Jun 2003 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
Gary S. Becker, Tomas Philipson and Rodrigo R. Soares
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 160 (342,386)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Loading...

12.

Come Out and Play: Public Space Recovery, Social Capital, and Citizen Security

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16269
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Jul 2023
Matías Braun, Francisco A. Gallego and Rodrigo R. Soares
ESE Business School, Universidad de los Andes, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 156 (349,768)

Abstract:

Loading...

public space recovery, crime, social capital, urban infrastructure

13.

Does Universalization of Healthwork? Evidence from Health Systems Restructuring and Expansion in Brazil

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12111
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 May 2019
Sonia R. Bhalotra, Rudi Rocha and Rodrigo R. Soares
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Business Administration and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 156 (349,768)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Loading...

universal health coverage, health systems, primary care, maternal mortality, infant mortality, birth outcomes

14.

Organization and Information in the Fight Against Crime: An Evaluation of the Integration of Police Forces in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5270
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Oct 2010
Rodrigo R. Soares and Igor Viveiros
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Federal University of Minas Gerais - Department of Statistics
Downloads 155 (351,665)

Abstract:

Loading...

crime, police, Brazil, COMPSTAT, impact evaluation

15.

Selection on Ability and the Early Career Growth in the Gender Wage Gap

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10791
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Eduardo Fraga, Gustavo Gonzaga and Rodrigo R. Soares
Yale University - Department of Economics, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 145 (371,305)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

gender wage gap, selection, ability, lifecycle

16.

Gary Becker's Contributions in Health Economics

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8586
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Nov 2014
Rodrigo R. Soares
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 131 (402,050)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Gary Becker, health, human capital

17.

Rent Seeking and the Unveiling of 'De Facto' Institutions: Development and Colonial Heritage within Brazil

NBER Working Paper No. w13545
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 31 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2022
Joana Naritomi, Rodrigo R. Soares and Juliano J. Assunção
World Bank, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Climate Policy Initiative
Downloads 127 (411,639)

Abstract:

Loading...

Economic Shocks and Crime: Evidence from the Brazilian Trade Liberalization

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 242
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Rafael Dix-Carneiro, Rodrigo R. Soares and Gabriel Ulyssea
Duke University, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
Downloads 101 (490,326)

Abstract:

Loading...

Economic Shocks and Crime: Evidence from the Brazilian Trade Liberalization

NBER Working Paper No. w23400
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2023
Rafael Dix-Carneiro, Rodrigo R. Soares and Gabriel Ulyssea
Duke University, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
Downloads 24 (945,306)
Citation 25

Abstract:

Loading...

19.

Living on the Edge: Youth Entry, Career and Exit in Drug-Selling Gangs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7189
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Leandro Carvalho and Rodrigo R. Soares
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 117 (437,816)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

crime, youth, gangs, drugs, trafficking, Brazil

20.

Evaluating the Impact of Community-Based Health Interventions: Evidence from Brazil's Family Health Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4119
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Apr 2009
Romero Rocha and Rodrigo R. Soares
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 115 (443,392)

Abstract:

Loading...

family health program, mortality, household behavior, impact evaluation, Brazil

Altruism, Fertility, and the Value of Children: Health Policy Evaluation and Intergenerational Welfare

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2783
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 May 2007
Javier Arturo Birchenall and Rodrigo R. Soares
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 77 (583,664)

Abstract:

Loading...

value of life, mortality, fertility, altruism, intergenerational welfare, willingness to pay

Altruism, Fertility, and the Value of Children: Health Policy Evaluation and Intergenerational Welfare

NBER Working Paper No. w12836
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2022
Javier Arturo Birchenall and Rodrigo R. Soares
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 37 (827,140)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Health and the Evolution of Welfare Across Brazilian Municipalities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2771
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 May 2007
Rodrigo R. Soares
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 70 (616,755)

Abstract:

Loading...

mortality, life expectancy, value of life, inequality, health

Health and the Evolution of Welfare Across Brazilian Municipalities

NBER Working Paper No. w13087
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2022
Rodrigo R. Soares
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 34 (852,192)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

23.

Human Capital Persistence and Development

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9101
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Rudi Rocha, Claudio Ferraz and Rodrigo R. Soares
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Business Administration, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 90 (524,681)
Citation 20

Abstract:

Loading...

human capital, education, immigration, development

24.

Water Scarcity and Birth Outcomes in the Brazilian Semiarid

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6773
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Rudi Rocha and Rodrigo R. Soares
Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Business Administration and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 89 (528,334)
Citation 17

Abstract:

Loading...

water, rainfall, health, birth, infant mortality, sanitation, semiarid, Brazil

25.

Socially Optimal Crime and Punishment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15053
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 19 May 2022
Eduardo Ferraz and Rodrigo R. Soares
Universidad del Rosario and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 66 (626,663)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

crime, welfare, police, sentence length, socially optimal policy

26.

On the Determinants of Mortality Reductions in the Developing World

NBER Working Paper No. w12837
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2022
Rodrigo R. Soares
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 61 (652,207)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Loading...

27.

Access to Justice and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Brazil's Special Civil Tribunals

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5917
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Sep 2011
Guilherme Lichand and Rodrigo R. Soares
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 47 (734,320)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Loading...

access to justice, courts, entrepreneurship, institutions, Brazil

28.

The Demographic Transition and the Sexual Division of Labor

NBER Working Paper No. w12838
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2022
Bruno Falcao and Rodrigo R. Soares
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 46 (740,795)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Loading...

29.

Too Much of a Good Thing: Accelerated Growth and Crime

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16002
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Mar 2023
Rodrigo R. Soares and Danilo Souza
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of São Paulo (USP)
Downloads 40 (782,993)

Abstract:

Loading...

crime, oil, income, Brazil

30.

Unbundling the Relationship between Economic Shocks and Crime

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14954
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 May 2022
Eduardo Ferraz, Rodrigo R. Soares and Juan Vargas
Universidad del Rosario, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Universidad del Rosario
Downloads 38 (797,667)

Abstract:

Loading...

economic shocks, crime, opportunity cost, rapacity, illegal activity, inequality, institutions, social disorganization

31.

American Delusion: Life Expectancy and Welfare in the Us from an International Perspective

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14517
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Rodrigo R. Soares, Rudi Rocha and Michel Szklo
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Business Administration and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Business Administration
Downloads 26 (898,203)

Abstract:

Loading...

life expectancy, health, welfare, United States