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The Transport System of the Recife Metropolitan Area is under change. As a subsidy to its change an efficiency analysis is done with the purpose of highlighting characteristics of the efficient systems. Nineteen transport systems are analyzed, twelve from several countries in Europe and seven from Brazil: nine from Europe and only one from Brazil were found(More)
A estrutura curricular do PIMES é baseada nas competências que o pós-graduando deverá desenvolver até a conclusão do programa. Desta forma, o princípio que norteia a seleção dos conteúdos é levar tanto o mestrando como o doutorando à apropriação de conhecimentos que, quando mobilizados, integrados e contextualizados, possibilitem o desenvolvimento das(More)
This paper provides evidence of the effect of age at school entry on college admission and earnings. It does so by exploiting a number of features in the application process to one of the major flagship universities in Brazil. By comparing applicants with different ages at school entry depending on whether they were born on December 31 or on January 1, our(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine whether company compliance with RS-17 influences the characterization of the casual nexus in physical therapists' expert reports of cumulative trauma disorders in the labor court of Pernambuco, Brazil. METHOD The sample was composed of seven physical therapists who provided expert testimony regarding cumulative trauma disorder cases(More)
This paper addresses an area of policy much understudied in the literature. It emerged out of investigating the policy needs of governments seeking to find new ways of funding public transport infrastructure. Land rent theory (Alonso, 1964) identifies that the value of unimproved land reflects accessibility gradients with new transport infrastructure,(More)
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