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The reverse coattail effect revisited: intra-party linkages and electoral performance in Brazil, 1996-2010
This paper analyzes the reverse coattail effect on Brazilian elections, a term originally coined by Ames (1994). More specifically, it deals with the ability of local party organizations to transfer votes to upper levels ...
Betting on winner: the effect of local elections on corporate political activity outcomes
How can managers successfully access political rents by way of corporate political strategies (CPA)? Existing research has suggested several endogenous factors that correlate with CPA outcomes. I offer a more robust solution ...
The corruption-enhancing role of re-election incentives? Counterintuitive evidence from Brazil's audit reports
(Sage Publications Inc, 2009-12)
Traditional wisdom on the effect of re-election on incumbent performance is that first-term politicians refrain from rent extraction because they want to be re-elected. The authors find no evidence to support this belief. ...
The visible election: The Globo television network discovers politics in 2002
(IuperjRio De JaneiroBrasil, 2003)
Elections and Democracy in Brazil: Victor Nunes Leal and the 1945 Transition
(INST UNIV PESQUISAS RIO DE JANEIRO-IUPERJRIO DE JANEIRO, 2012)
This article discusses the necessary conditions for a democratic government to prevail, with the study Coronelismo: the Municipality and Representative Government in Brazil as the point of departure. The article seeks to ...
Power Structures In The Political Finance Networks In Elections Of 2010 In BrazilEstruturas De Poder Nas Redes De Financiamento Político Nas Eleições De 2010 No Brasil
(Universidade Estadual de Campinas, 2016)
Articulações intrapartidárias, desempenho eleitoral no Brasil
Do Brazil's political parties matter in elections? The article focuses on this problem by analyzing whether a mayor's election influences his party's electoral performance in the same city. A regression discontinuity model ...
Divided Brazil awaits Rousseff after poll win
In her victory speech, President Dilma Rousseff said she did not believe the nation’s closest election in a generation had divided Brazil. But she only needed to go online to see the civil war raging on social media to see ...
Brazil’s 2014 presidential elections: the interconnection between election news and stock market behavior
This study researches whether there has been abnormal stock market behaviour in Brazil as a consequence of election news (observed via opinion polls), regarding the last Brazilian presidential election, held in October ...
Future electoral impacts of having a female mayor
(Associação Brasileira de Ciência Política, 2017)
We explore an electoral quasi-experiment where a woman nearly won or lost to a man in a mayoral election. Our data combines municipal Brazilian election results, which occur every four years, with municipal level votes for ...