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Autonomous bureaucrats in independent bureaucracies? Loyalty perceptions within supreme audit institutions
(Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2018)
The independence of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) is essential to their effectiveness, yet the actual autonomy of SAIs auditors can be questioned. To whom do SAI officials owe their loyalty? To what extent are their ...
THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE CHILEAN TRANSITION TO DEMOCRACY
(Instituto de Economía, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2000)
Do institutional blockholders influence corporate investment? evidence from emerging markets
(Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2018)
This paper examines the relation between firm investment ratios and institutional blockholders for a sample of 6,300 publicly traded firms in 16 large emerging markets for the 2004–2016 period. Results show that independent, ...
SOLVING GRAND CHALLENGES TOGETHER: A BRAZIL-NORWAY APPROACH TO TEACHING COLLABORATIVE DESIGN AND PROTOTYPING OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND PRODUCTS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING
(Design Soc, 2017-01-01)
This paper describes the roadmap for a long term strategic internationalization project involving two key higher education institutions in Norway and Brazil. The project involves six different yet related areas of knowledge, ...
Nonmesonic weak decay of Λ-hypernuclei within independent-particle shell-model
After a short introduction to the nonmesonic weak decay (NMWD) ΛN→nN of Λ-hypernuclei we discuss the long-standing puzzle on the ratio Γn/Γp, and some recent experimental evidences that signalized towards its final solution. ...
Sérgio Buarque de Holanda na USP
The main purpose of the article is to describe and to analyse Sérgio Buarque de Holanda's trajectory in Universidade de São Paulo (USP). At USP, he could dedicate himself entirely in what he liked to do: to research. There, ...
Measurement of associated production of vector bosons and top quark-antiquark pairs in pp collisions at √s=7 TeV
The first measurement of vector-boson production associated with a top quark-antiquark pair in proton-proton collisions at √s=7 TeV is presented. The results are based on a data set corresponding to an integrated luminosity ...