Sergio Firpo

Insper

Instituto Unibanco Professor of Economics

R Quata 300

Sao Paulo, 04542-030

Brazil

http://https://sites.google.com/site/sergiopfirpo/

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1.

Occupational Tasks and Changes in the Wage Structure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5542
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
Sergio Firpo, Nicole M. Fortin and Thomas Lemieux
Insper, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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wage inequality, polarization, occupational tasks, offshoring, RIF-regressions

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A More Level Playing Field? Explaining the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil, 1995-2012

IRIBA Working Paper: 12
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Sep 2014
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Insper and World Bank
Downloads 246 (122,085)

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Earnings inequality, Brazil, RIF Regressions

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Decomposition Methods in Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w16045
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 07 Jun 2010
Nicole M. Fortin, Thomas Lemieux and Sergio Firpo
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and Insper
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Bounds on Functionals of the Distribution of Treatment Effects

IEPR Working Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Oct 2008
Sergio Firpo and Geert Ridder
Insper and University of Southern California
Downloads 186 (159,532)

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Treatment effects, Bounds, Social welfare

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Job Placement: Gender Differences and Consequences on Welfare

IPEA Working Paper No. 796
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 Sep 2001
Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA), Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA), Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) and Insper
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Unconditional Quantile Regressions

NBER Working Paper No. t0339
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Jul 2007
Sergio Firpo, Nicole M. Fortin and Thomas Lemieux
Insper, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Electoral Rules, Political Competition and Fiscal Expenditures: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Brazilian Municipalities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4658
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Dec 2009
Marcos Chamon, Joao De Mello and Sergio Firpo
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) - Department of Economics and Insper
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electoral systems, political competition, regression discontinuity, fiscal expenditures

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Semiparametric Estimation and Inference Using Doubly Robust Moment Conditions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7564
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Aug 2013
Christoph Rothe and Sergio Firpo
Columbia University and Insper
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semiparametric model, missing data, treatment effects, doubly robust estimation, higher order asymptotics

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Identification and Estimation of Distributional Impacts of Interventions Using Changes in Inequality Measures

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4841
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Sergio Firpo
Insper
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inequality measures, treatment effects, semiparametric efficiency, reweighting estimator

Ageing Poorly?: Accounting for the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil, 1995-2012

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8018
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Apr 2017
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Insper and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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Ageing Poorly? Accounting for the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil, 1995-2012

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10656
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Insper and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department
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earnings inequality, Brazil, RIF regressions

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Information, Market Incentives, and Student Performance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7941
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Feb 2014
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics, Insper and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics
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test score disclosure, market incentives, public and private schools

Estimation and Inference for Actual and Counterfactual Growth Incidence Curves

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7933
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Francisco H. G. Ferreira and Sergio Firpo
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Insper
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Inequality, Equity and Development, Achieving Shared Growth, Pro-Poor Growth

Estimation and Inference for Actual and Counterfactual Growth Incidence Curves

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10473
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Insper and University of Arizona
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growth incidence curves, potential outcomes, inference, quantile process

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Electoral Impacts of Uncovering Public School Quality: Evidence from Brazilian Municipalities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6524
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 May 2012
Sergio Firpo, Renan Pieri and Andre Portela Souza
Insper, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics
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public education, school accountability, electoral accountability, mayoral re-election races

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Private Education Market, Information on Test Scores and Tuition Practices

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8476
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Insper, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics and Yale University
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educational markets, information provision, private schools, tuition practices, school quality

15.

The Relationship between Federal Budget Amendments and Local Electoral Power

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7918
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Feb 2014
Insper, Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics and University of Rochester
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voter's preference, pork barrel, politician's strategies, electoral power

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Explaining Income Inequality in Brazil: Age, Period and Cohort Effects

Pesquisa e Planejamento Econômico, Vol. 33, No. 2, August 2003
Posted: 21 Jan 2005
Sergio Firpo, Gustavo M. Gonzaga and Renata Narita
Insper, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) - Department of Economics and University College London - Department of Economics

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Inequality, distribution, micro-simulations

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Consumption Inequality Life-Cycle Among Brazilian Households (a Evolucao Das Desigualdades De Renda E De Consumo Ao Longo Do Ciclo Da Vida)

Pesquisa e Planejamento Economico, Vol. 30, No. 1, April 2000
Posted: 29 Aug 2001
Sergio Firpo
Insper

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consumption and income inequality, permanent income hypothesis