Rodrigo R. Soares

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

420 West 118th Street

New York, NY 10027

United States

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Scholarly Papers (24)

Accountability and Corruption: Political Institutions Matter

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2708
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)
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Accountability and Corruption: Political Institutions Matter

Economics & Politics, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 1-35, March 2005
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Feb 2005
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)
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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)
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Crime and Society, Economic Theory & Research, Post Conflict Reconstruction, Markets and Market Access

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
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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
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Citation 1

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child labor, schooling, generalized ordered logit, Brazil

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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 Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) - Department of Economics
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Citation 5

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

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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: 03 Nov 2010
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)
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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)
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crime, Bolsa Família, conditional cash transfer, education, schooling, 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 - Department of Economics and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
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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 2010
Javier Arturo Birchenall and Rodrigo R. Soares
University of California, Santa Barbara - Department of Economics and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
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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)
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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: 07 Aug 2007
Rodrigo R. Soares
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
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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)
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family health program, mortality, household behavior, impact evaluation, Brazil

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 Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA)
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Economic Shocks and Crime: Evidence from the Brazilian Trade Liberalization

NBER Working Paper No. w23400
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 May 2017
Rafael Dix-Carneiro, Rodrigo R. Soares and Gabriel Ulyssea
Duke University, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA)
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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)
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Citation 1

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illegal markets, violence, homicide, mahogany, Brazil

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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
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crime, police, Brazil, COMPSTAT, impact evaluation

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On the Determinants of Mortality Reductions in the Developing World

NBER Working Paper No. w12837
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jan 2007
Rodrigo R. Soares
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
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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
Joana Naritomi, Rodrigo R. Soares and Juliano J. Assunção
World Bank, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) - Department of Economics
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The Demographic Transition and the Sexual Division of Labor

NBER Working Paper No. w12838
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2010
Bruno Falcao and Rodrigo R. Soares
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
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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 S. Carvalho and Rodrigo R. Soares
RAND Corporation and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
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crime, youth, gangs, drugs, trafficking, Brazil

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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)
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Abstract:

Gary Becker, health, human capital

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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)
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access to justice, courts, entrepreneurship, institutions, Brazil

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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
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
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water, rainfall, health, birth, infant mortality, sanitation, semiarid, Brazil

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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
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
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human capital, education, immigration, development

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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, PUC-Rio and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
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gender wage gap, selection, ability, lifecycle

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

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

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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 Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA)
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labor markets, crime, trade liberalization