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Opportunistic and Partisan Election Cycles in Brazil: New Evidence at the Municipal Level

  • Sakurai, Sergio Naruhiko
  • Menezes, Naercio

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Paper provided by Insper Working Paper, Insper Instituto de Ensino e Pesquisa in its series Insper Working Papers with number wpe_208.

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Date of creation: Oct 2010
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Handle: RePEc:ibm:ibmecp:wpe_208
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