Research

Book Project

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

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.

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 and Electoral Corruption in Colombia [in preparation]

Work in Progress

Nepotism in Employment and Public Procurement
with Paolo Pinotti (Bocconi), Breno Sampaio (UFPE) and Diego Britto (Bocconi)

Politics and Environmental Degradation in Brazil: Identifying the Effects of Elected Office on Deforestation
with Cesar Martinez (UCLA)

Criminal Accountability
with Luciano da Ros (UFSC)

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