Publications


36. “Selective decentralized leadership,” Journal of Urban Economics, 83, 1-5, 2014.
35. “Regional cohesion maintenance, spillovers and imperfect labor mobility,” FinanzArchiv/Public Finance Analysis
, 70, 116-127, 2014 (with Naoto Aoyama).
34. “Beautiful economic features of public landscaping in city beautiful,” Revista Brasileira de Horticultura Ornamental, 19, 73-79, 2013(with Adriana Marasca).
33. “Efficient International Environmental Agreements for Correlated Transnational Pollutants in the Presence of Free Trade of Goods and International Transfers,” Strategic Behavior and the Environment,
forthcoming, 2010 (with Xie Zhu).
32. “Matching Grants, Income Redistribution and Decentralized Leadership,” International Tax and Public Finance, forthcoming, 2010 (with Arthur J. Caplan)
31. “What Causes Intentional Homicide?,” Journal of International Development, forthcoming, 2010 (with Paulo Loureiro)
30. “Does Violence Deter Investment, Hinder Economic Growth?,” The Brazilian Review of Econometrics,forthcoming, 2010 (with Paulo Loureiro)
29. “Equitable and Efficient Federal Structures with Interregional Redistribution, Interregional Spillovers and Regional Attachment of Heterogeneous Labor,” Journal of Public Economic Theory, 12, 323-343,
2010 (with Naoto Aoyama).
Control Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions
28. “Interregional Competition, Spillovers and Attachment in a Federation,” Journal of Urban Economics, forthcoming, 2009 (with Chikara Yamaguchi).
27. “Emissions Trading of Global and Local Pollutants, Pollution Havens and Free Riding,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 58, 169-182, 2009 (with Xie Zhu).
26. “Interregional Redistribution as a Cure to the Soft Budget Syndrome in Federations,” International Tax and Public Finance 16, 43-58, 2009 (with Nobuo Akai).
25. “Correlated Pollutants, Interregional Redistribution and Labor Attachment in a Federation,” Environmental and Resource Economics 41, 111-131, 2008 (with Naoto Aoyama).
24. “Global Trading of Carbon Dioxide Permits with Noncompliant Polluters,” International Tax and Public Finance 15, 430-459, 2008 (with Xie Zhu).
Acid Rain - Pollution
23. “O Brilho da Bandeira Branca: Concorrêcia no Mercado de Combustíveis no Brasil,” Planejamento e Políticas Públicas 31, 37-65, 2008 (with Mariana R. Pinto)
22. “On the Efficiency of a Global Market for Carbon Dioxide Permits: Type of Externality and Timing of Policymaking,” Economics Letters 100, 213-216, 2008 (with Xie Zhu).
21. “Optimal Control of Acid Rain in China and Japan: A Game-Theoretic Analysis,” Regional Science and Urban Economics 37, 100-120, 2007 (with Yoko Nagase).
20. “An Equitable, Efficient and Implementable International Scheme to Control Carbon Dioxide Emissions,” International Tax and Public Finance 14, 263-279, 2007 (with Arthur J. Caplan).
19. “Crime and Punishment, and Corruption: Who Needs “Untouchables?,” Journal of Public Economic Theory 9, 69-87, 2007 (with Charles M. Kahn and Xie Zhu)
18. “An Efficient Mechanism to Control Correlated Externalities: Redistributive Transfers and the Coexistence of Regional and Global Pollution Permit Markets,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 49, 68-82, 2005 (with Arthur J. Caplan).
Crime and Punishment and Corruption17. “An ‘Ideal Kyoto Protocol’: Redistributive Transfers, Emissions Trading and Global Participation,” Oxford Economic Papers, 55, 216-234, 2003 (with Arthur J. Caplan and Richard C. Cornes).
16. “Public Good Mix in a Federation with Incomplete Information,” Journal of Public Economic Theory, 5, 381-397, 2003 (with Richard C. Cornes).
15. “Local Public Goods, Inter-Regional Transfers and Private Information,” The European Economic Review, 46, 329-356, 2002 (with Richard C. Cornes).
14. “Optimal Design of Performance Based Rewards in Tax Administration,” Brazilian Journal of Business Economics, 2, 9-22, 2002.
13. “Performance-Based Wages in Tax Collection: The Brazilian Tax Collection Reform and Its Effects,” The Economic Journal, 111, 188-205, 2001 (with Charles M. Kahn and James Ziliak).
12. “Optimal Control of Acid Rain in a Federation with Decentralized Leadership and Information,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 40, 164-180, 2000 (with Yoko Nagase).
11. “Pure Public Goods and Income Redistribution in a Federation with Decentralized Leadership and Imperfect Labor Mobility,” Journal of Public Economics, 77, 265-284, 2000 (with Arthur J. Caplan and Richard C. Cornes).
10. “Local Public Goods, Risk Sharing and Private Information in Federal Systems,” Journal of Urban Economics 47, 39-60, 2000 (with Richard C. Cornes).
9. “Rotten Kids, Purity and Perfection,” Journal of Political Economy 107, 1034-1040, 1999 (with Richard C. Cornes).
8. “Federal Acid Rain Games,” Journal of Urban Economics 46, 25-52, 1999 (with Arthur J. Caplan).
7. “Winners and Losers in a World with Global Warming: Noncooperation, Altruism and Social Welfare,” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 37, 256-271, 1999 (with Arthur J. Caplan and Christopher J. Ellis).
6. “Sustainable Clubs under Variable Participation,” The Brazilian Review of Econometrics, 19 (2), 1999 (with Flávio M. Menezes).
5. “British Bus Deregulation: Competition and Demand Coordination,” Journal of Urban Economics 43,
336-361, 1998 (with Christopher J. Ellis).
4. “Transboundary Pollution Control in Federal Systems,” Journal of Environmental Economics and
Management 34, 173-186, 1997 (with Arthur J. Caplan).
acid rain- transboundary pollution
3. “Decentralized and Efficient Control of Transboundary Pollution in Federal Systems,” Journal of
Environmental Economics and Management 32, 95-108, 1997.
2. “À-la-Carte or Smorgasbord: Multiproduct Clubs with Costly Exclusion,” Journal of Urban Economics 41, 264-280, 1997.
1. “Exclusion and Moral Hazard: The Case of Identical Demand,” Journal of Public Economics 52, 217-235, 1993 (with Charles M. Kahn).