Essays in Political Economy: Evidence from Brazil
Posted: 12 Mar 2012
Date Written: April 1, 2012
This essay brings a synthesize of the doctoral thesis named 'Essays in Political Economy: Evidence from Brazil', which provides relevant contribution towards our understanding regarding the incentives and constraints that local governments face in the context of a federalist system. The analysis goes through theoretical and empirical analysis at the microeconomic level with specific reference to Brazil, including original and rich data on Brazilian municipalities.
Keywords: accountability, corruption, decentralization, intergovernmental transfers
JEL Classification: D72, D78, H41, H70
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