the 2 Minute Paper

Our 2min summaries provide a quick overview of academic papers on inequality (and some books). The idea of the 2-minute paper is to crowd-source a literature review that is useful to our group members. If you've recently read an interesting paper or book and would like to submit a summary, please visit our submission page.

October 16, 2017

The Point: This paper studies the effect of mayors aligned with a centre left presidential
coalition on policy outcomes and corruption. I use Regression Discontinuity Design in
Brazilian municipal elections for two mayoral terms, from 2001 to 2008.

Results indicate that municipalities aligned with the president’...

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