Rodrigo R. Soares

Columbia University
School of International and Public Affairs
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NBER Working Papers and Publications

May 2017Economic Shocks and Crime: Evidence from the Brazilian Trade Liberalization
with Rafael Dix-Carneiro, Gabriel Ulyssea: w23400

Published: Rafael Dix-Carneiro & Rodrigo R. Soares & Gabriel Ulyssea, 2018. "Economic Shocks and Crime: Evidence from the Brazilian Trade Liberalization," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, vol 10(4), pages 158-195. citation courtesy of

July 2010Understanding High Crime Rates in Latin America: The Role of Social and Policy Factors
with Joana Naritomi
in The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America, Rafael Di Tella, Sebastian Edwards, and Ernesto Schargrodsky, editors
October 2007Rent Seeking and the Unveiling of 'De Facto' Institutions: Development and Colonial Heritage within Brazil
with Joana Naritomi, Juliano J. Assunção: w13545
May 2007Health and the Evolution of Welfare across Brazilian Municipalities

Published: Soares, Rodrigo R., 2007. "Health and the evolution of welfare across Brazilian municipalities," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 84(2), pages 590-608, November. citation courtesy of

January 2007Altruism, Fertility, and the Value of Children: Health Policy Evaluation and Intergenerational Welfare
with Javier A. Birchenall: w12836

Published: Birchenall, Javier A. & Soares, Rodrigo R., 2009. "Altruism, fertility, and the value of children: Health policy evaluation and intergenerational welfare," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 93(1-2), pages 280-295, February. citation courtesy of

On the Determinants of Mortality Reductions in the Developing World

Published: Rodrigo R. Soares, 2007. "On the Determinants of Mortality Reductions in the Developing World," Population and Development Review, The Population Council, Inc., vol. 33(2), pages 247-287. citation courtesy of

The Demographic Transition and the Sexual Division of Labor
with Bruno L. S. Falcao: w12838

Published: Rodrigo R. Soares & Bruno L. S. Falcão, 2008. "The Demographic Transition and the Sexual Division of Labor," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 116(6), pages 1058-1104, December. citation courtesy of

June 2003The Quantity and Quality of Life and the Evolution of World Inequality
with Gary S. Becker, Tomas J. Philipson: w9765

Published: Becker, Gary S., Tomas J. Philipson and Rodrigo R. Soares. "The Quantity And Quality Of Life And The Evolution Of World Inequality," American Economic Review, 2005, v95(1,Mar), 277-291. citation courtesy of

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