Sergio Firpo

Insper

Instituto Unibanco Professor of Economics

R Quata 300

Sao Paulo, 04542-030

Brazil

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

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

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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Racial Inequality in Health Care During a Pandemic

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2020
Insper Institute of Education and Research, Insper, Insper and University of São Paulo
Downloads 445 (82,282)
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Race, Inequality, Health, COVID-19

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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 295 (130,521)
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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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GMM Quantile Regression

Journal of Econometrics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 13 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2020
Insper, Michigan State University, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Georgetown University - Department of Economics and dECON-UDELAR
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Quantile Regression, Generalized Method of Moments

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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
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Treatment effects, Bounds, Social welfare

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Social Inequality from the perspective of the Racial Balance Index

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Sergio Firpo, Michael França and Alysson Portella
Insper, Insper and Insper Institute of Education and Research
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race, social inequality

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Unconditional Quantile Regressions

NBER Working Paper No. t0339
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2020
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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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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Decline in Wage Inequality in Brazil: A Survey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9096
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Dec 2019
Sergio Firpo and Alysson Portella
Insper and Insper Institute of Education and Research
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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

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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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

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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

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Rewarding for Causal Impact: Integrating Policy Evaluation and Incentive Alignment in the Design of Cross-Sector Contracts

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Jun 2020
Insper Institute of Education and Research, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Insper and Insper Institute of Education and Research
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cross-sector contracts, incentives, policy evaluation, RCT

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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

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 Michigan State University
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growth incidence curves, potential outcomes, inference, quantile process

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Household Income Inequality; Assortative Mating; Marriage Market; Returns to Schooling; Labor Market; Family Economics

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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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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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Loss Aversion and the Welfare Ranking of Policy Interventions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13176
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 27 Apr 2020
Insper, Michigan State University, Polish Academy of Sciences, University of Waterloo - Department of Economics and Imperial College London
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welfare, loss aversion, policy evaluation, stochastic ordering, directional differentiability

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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 and income inequality, permanent income hypothesis