Book Project

How Politicians React to Anti-Corruption Investigations and Enforcement: Evidence from Brazil

Journal Articles

Does Reaching the Statute of Limitations Affect the Recidivist Behavior of Environmental Aggressors in Brazil?
with Daniel Uhr , Júlia Uhr, Renan Peres, Magnum Eltz. Journal of Quantitative Criminology.

Working Papers

Gehrke, Manoel. Political Survival and Politicians’ Enrichment After Anti-Corruption Audits.

Gehrke, Manoel. Do Biometric Identification Machines Help to Clean Up Elections? Evidence from Colombia.

Prosecuting and Convicting Politicians for Corruption: The Politics of Criminal Accountability.
with Luciano da Ros (UFSC)

Book Chapters

Gehrke, Manoel. 2018. Eleições e corrupção nas prefeituras brasileiras [Elections and Corruption in Brazilian Municipal Governments] In: Marenco, André and Noll, Maria Izabel. A política, as políticas e os controles: como são governadas as cidades brasileiras. [Politics, policies and controls. How are Brazilian cities governed?] Tomo Editorial, pp. 171-184.

Gehrke, Manoel. 2022. Digital Technology, Citizens’ Engagement, and Electoral Corruption in Colombia. Forthcoming in Mattoni, Alice [ed.] Digital Media and the Struggle Against Corruption from the Grassroots: Contexts, Platforms and Practices of Anti-Corruption Technologies Across the World. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Work in Progress

Nepotism in Employment and Public Procurement
with Diogo Britto (Bocconi), Alexandre Fonseca (UFPE and Receita Federal), Paolo Pinotti (Bocconi), and Breno Sampaio (UFPE).

Political Favoritism and Ecosystem Degradation in Brazil (1985-2020)
with Cesar Martinez (UCLA)

How do People Respond when Political Leaders are Convicted for Corruption? Evidence from Public Opinion Across the World
with Feng Yang (Peking University).

Politicians Fight Back: Unintended Consequences of Convictions for Corruption