Essays in Political Economy: Evidence from Brazil

Posted: 12 Mar 2012  

Fernanda Brollo

University of Warwick - Department of Economics

Date Written: April 1, 2012

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Brollo, Fernanda, Essays in Political Economy: Evidence from Brazil (April 1, 2012). Rivista Italiana degli Economisti, Vol. 1, April 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2020211

Fernanda Brollo (Contact Author)

University of Warwick - Department of Economics ( email )

Gibbet Hill Rd.
Coventry, West Midlands CV4 8UW
United Kingdom

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