Frederico Finan

University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

310 Barrows Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Exposing Corrupt Politicians: The Effects of Brazil's Publicly Released Audits on Electoral Outcomes

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Jul 2007
Claudio Ferraz and Frederico Finan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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corruption, political agency, transparency, information

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Electoral Accountability and Corruption in Local Governments: Evidence from Audit Reports

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Jul 2007
Claudio Ferraz and Frederico Finan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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accountability, corruption, local governments, re-election

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Citation 61

Vote-Buying and Reciprocity

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2011
Frederico Finan and Laura Schechter
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin at Madison - Agricultural and Applied Economics
Downloads 180 (213,045)
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vote-buying, reciprocity, paraguay, experiment, social preference, elections, corruption

Vote-Buying and Reciprocity

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2021
Frederico Finan and Laura Schechter
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin at Madison - Agricultural and Applied Economics
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Vote-Buying and Reciprocity

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Sep 2011
Frederico Finan and Laura Schechter
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin at Madison - Agricultural and Applied Economics
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vote-buying, reciprocity, redistributive politics, voting, social preferences

Motivating Politicians: The Impacts of Monetary Incentives on Quality and Performance

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 May 2008
Claudio Ferraz and Frederico Finan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 128 (282,193)
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politician salary, quality, political agency

Motivating Politicians: The Impacts of Monetary Incentives on Quality and Performance

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2021
Claudio Ferraz and Frederico Finan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Electoral Accountability and Corruption: Evidence from the Audits of Local Governments

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 May 2009 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Claudio Ferraz and Frederico Finan
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 74 (401,113)
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Information Technology and Government Decentralization: Experimental Evidence from Paraguay

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business - Business and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and University of Wisconsin at Madison - Agricultural and Applied Economics
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Decentralization, Delegation, Bureaucracy, Monitoring, Marginal Treatment Effects

Government Decentralization Under Changing State Capacity: Experimental Evidence from Paraguay

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2021
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business - Business and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley and University of Wisconsin at Madison - Agricultural and Applied Economics
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Who Becomes a Politician?

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2021
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business - Business and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Uppsala University - Department of Government, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI)
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Money and Politics: The Effects of Campaign Spending Limits on Political Competition and Incumbency Advantage

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2021
University of California, Berkeley, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Stanford University
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Strengthening State Capabilities: The Role of Financial Incentives in the Call to Public Service

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 23 Jun 2012
Ernesto Dal Bo, Frederico Finan and Martin Rossi
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business - Business and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of San Andres
Downloads 32 (587,025)
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state building, state capabilities, state capacity, public sector personnel, bureaucracy, public service motivation, labor markets, wages, elasticity of the labor supply, personality

Strengthening State Capabilities: The Role of Financial Incentives in the Call to Public Service

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2021
Ernesto Dal Bo, Frederico Finan and Martin Rossi
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business - Business and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of San Andres
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The Personnel Economics of the State

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2021
Frederico Finan, Benjamin A. Olken and Rohini Pande
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Do Government Audits Reduce Corruption? Estimating the Impacts of Exposing Corrupt Politicians

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2021
Eric Avis, Claudio Ferraz and Frederico Finan
University of California, Berkeley, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 39 (535,884)
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Local Electoral Incentives and Decentralized Program Performance

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2021
University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy
Downloads 19 (679,972)
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Local Electoral Incentives and Decentralized Program Performance

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
Alain de Janvry, Frederico Finan and Elisabeth Sadoulet
University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy
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decentralization, electoral incentives, conditional cash transfer, impact evaluation

Corrupting Learning: Evidence from Missing Federal Education Funds in Brazil

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Claudio Ferraz, Frederico Finan and Diana Moreira
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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corruption, test scores, local governments, Brazil

Corrupting Learning: Evidence from Missing Federal Education Funds in Brazil

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2021
Claudio Ferraz, Frederico Finan and Diana Moreira
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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Brokering Votes with Information Spread via Social Networks

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 24 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
Harvard University, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Harvard University and University of Wisconsin at Madison - Agricultural and Applied Economics
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Brokering Votes with Information Spread Via Social Networks

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 09 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2021
Harvard University, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Harvard University and University of Wisconsin at Madison - Agricultural and Applied Economics
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Electoral Incentives and the Allocation of Public Funds

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Frederico Finan and Maurizio Mazzocco
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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distributive politics, public goods, corruption, electoral rules, term limits

Electoral Incentives and the Allocation of Public Funds

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2021
Frederico Finan and Maurizio Mazzocco
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Procuring Firm Growth: The Effects of Government Purchases on Firm Dynamics

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2021
Claudio Ferraz, Frederico Finan and Dimitri Szerman
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)
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Progress and Perspectives in the Study of Political Selection

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2021
Ernesto Dal Bo and Frederico Finan
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business - Business and Public Policy and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 4 (806,085)
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Progress and Perspectives in the Study of Political Selection

Posted: 07 Sep 2018
Ernesto Dal Bo and Frederico Finan
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business - Business and Public Policy and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics

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Political Power, Elite Control, and Long-Run Development: Evidence from Brazil

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 29 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Claudio Ferraz, Frederico Finan and Monica Martinez-Bravo
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Vancouver School of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI)
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Combating Political Corruption with Policy Bundles

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Frederico Finan and Maurizio Mazzocco
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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