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    • Chile’s Missing Students: Dictatorship, Higher Education and Social Mobility 

      Bautista, María Angélica; González, Felipe; Martínez, Luis R.; Muñoz, Pablo; Prem, Mounu
      Las políticas hostiles hacia la educación superior son una característica destacada de los regímenes autoritarios. Estudiamos la captura de la educación superior por la dictadura militar de Augusto Pinochet en Chile después ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2020
    • Does higher education reduce mortality? Evidence from a natural experiment in Chile 

      Bautista, María Angélica; González, Felipe; Martínez, Luis R.; Muñoz, Pablo; Prem, Mounu
      Aprovechando la fuerte caída en la matrícula universitaria que experimentaron las cohortes que alcanzaron la edad universitaria después del golpe militar de 1973 en Chile, se estudio el efecto causal de la educación superior ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2020
    • Lost in Transition? The Persistence of Dictatorship Mayors 

      González, Felipe; Muñoz, Pablo; Prem, Mounu
      Dictatorships can affect the functioning of new democracies but the mechanisms are poorly understood. We study the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile using new data and provide two findings. First, mayors appointed by Pinochet ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2019
    • Police Repression and Protest Behavior: Evidence from Student Protests in Chile 

      González, Felipe; Prem, Mounu
      La represión policial es una característica común de las protestas callejeras en todo el mundo, pero la evidencia sobre su impacto en el comportamiento disidente es limitada. Aportamos un análisis empírico de personas ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2020
    • The Evolution of Ownership Structures: Privatization, Business Groups, and Pyramids 

      Aldunate, Felipe; González, Felipe; Prem, Mounu; Urzúa I., Francisco
      What is the contribution of privatization to the formation of business groups and pyramids? We use new data to study how Pinochet’s privatizations in Chile (1973-1990) affected the evolution of ownership structures. Using ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2019
    • The Geography of Repression and Support for Democracy : Evidence from the Pinochet Dictatorship 

      Bautista, María Angélica; González, Felipe; Martínez, Luis R.; Muñoz, Pablo; Prem, Mounu
      We show that exposure to repression under dictatorship increases support for democracy and contributes to regime change when a democratic window of opportunity arises. Studying the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2018
    • The Privatization Origins of Political Corporations 

      González, Felipe; Prem, Mounu; Urzúa I., Francisco
      We show how the sale of state owned firms in dictatorships may lead to the creation of political corporations operating in democracies. Using several novel datasets, we characterize the privatizations of the Pinochet regime ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2018
    • The Value of Political Capital : Dictatorship Collaborators as Business Elites 

      González, Felipe; Prem, Mounu
      What is the value of political capital for individuals? Towards the end of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, military and civilian collaborators entered the business elite, controlling the largest and most important firms ...
       Documento de trabajo. 2018