Brazil

Who Creates New Firms When Local Opportunities Arise?

New firm formation is a critical driver of job creation, and an important contributor to the responsiveness of the economy to aggregate shocks.

Working Paper
19 Sep 2018

Agricultural Productivity and Economic Development: Evidence from Brazil

This project attempts to study the effects of the adoption of new agricultural technologies on economic development in Brazil.

Research Project
22 Dec 2016

Firm Entry Barriers, Growth Constraints, and Job Creation

This project aims to investigate the importance of financial constraints as a barrier to entry and as a barrier to growth.

Research Project
22 Dec 2016

The Real Economic Impact of Political Uncertainty

This project based in Brazil aims to uncover novel facts about the nexus between politics and economics.

Research Project
22 Dec 2016

Firm Productivity and Wage Growth: Evidence from Brazilian Manufacturing Data

The researchers investigate the dynamics of firm productivity and worker compensation in developing economies by studying firm-level Brazilian manufacturing data for a period of high economic growth following economic reform.

Research Project
16 Jan 2015

Firm Entry Barriers, Growth Constraints, and Job Creation

This project considers financial constraints as barriers to entry and growth and examines whether easing these constraints can induce entry of more dynamic start-ups with greater long-run growth potential than by removing explicit entry barriers. 

Research Project
21 Jul 2014

Taxes, Vertical Integration and Productivity: Evidence from Brazilian Fiscal Reforms

Exploiting a set of tax reforms in Brazil, the author examines the impact of taxes levied at every stage of production on a firm's decision to integrate vertically, its investment, and its productivity.

Research Project
24 Jun 2014

Agricultural Productivity and Industrial Growth. Evidence from Brazil

This project studies the effect of productivity growth in agriculture through the adoption of a new technology, genetically modified soybean seeds, on industrial development in Brazil.

Research Project
25 May 2014
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