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Vertical transfers and the appropriation of resources by the bureaucracy: the case of Brazilian state governments

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  • Nelson Marconi

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  • Paulo Arvate
  • João Moura Neto
  • Paulo Palombo

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Volume (Year): 141 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
Pages: 65-85

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Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:141:y:2009:i:1:p:65-85

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Keywords: Intergovernmental grants; Bureaucracy; Appropriation; Public-private wage differential; H71; H77;

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