My (Running) Mate, the Mayor: Political Ties and Access to Public Jobs in Ecuador
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This paper uses detailed ownership information of private firms in Ecuador and the identity of bureaucrats to document the effects of political connections ...
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Institutions, sectorial dynamics and foreign direct investment in Latin America: a new emerging reality
Despite uncertainties in the global economy, Latin American countries have attracted a significant amount of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in recent ...