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    • A Centered Index of Spatial Concentration: Axiomatic Approach with an Application to Population and Capital Cities 

      Campante, Filipe Robin; Do, Quoc-Anh (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University., 2009)
      We construct an axiomatic index of spatial concentration around a center or capital point of interest, a concept with wide applicability from urban economics, economic geography and trade, to political economy and industrial ...
    • Implementando Politicas de Desarrollo Productivo En Chiapas: Marco Institucional 

      Campante, Filipe Robin; Sole, Albert (Center for International Development, 2015)
      Este documento propone un nuevo marco institucional para la implementación de políticas de desarrollo productivo (PDP) en Chiapas, con el objetivo de impulsar un cambio estructural de la economía chiapaneca en búsqueda de ...
    • Inefficient lobbying, populism and oligarchy 

      Campante, Filipe Robin; Ferreira, Francisco H.G. (Elsevier BV, 2007)
      This paper analyses the efficiency consequences of lobbying in a production economy with imperfect commitment. We first show that the Pareto efficiency result found for truthful equilibria of common agency games in static ...
    • Instability and the Incentives for Corruption 

      Campante, Filipe Robin; Chor, Davin; Do, Quoc-Anh (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)
      We investigate the relationship between corruption and political stability, from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. We propose a model of incumbent behavior that features the interplay of two effects: a horizon ...
    • Isolated Capital Cities, Accountability and Corruption: Evidence from US States 

      Campante, Filipe Robin; Do, Quoc-Anh (American Economic Association, 2014)
      We show that isolated capital cities are robustly associated with greater levels of corruption across US states, in line with the view that this isolation reduces accountability. We then provide direct evidence that the ...
    • Media and Polarization 

      Campante, Filipe Robin; Hojman, Daniel Andres (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2010)
      This paper provides a model of how media environments affect political polarization. We first develop a model of how media environments, characterized by their levels of accessibility and variety of content, interact with ...
    • 'The People Want the Fall of the Regime': Schooling, Political Protest, and the Economy 

      Campante, Filipe Robin; Chor, Davin (Elsevier, 2014)
      We provide evidence that economic circumstances are a key intermediating variable for understanding the relationship between schooling and political protest. Using the World Values Survey, we find that individuals with ...
    • Redistribution in a model of voting and campaign contributions 

      Campante, Filipe Robin (Elsevier BV, 2011)
      I propose a framework in which individual political participation can take two distinct forms, voting and contributing resources to campaigns, in a context in which the negligible impact of any individual’s actions on ...