Browsing by Author "González, Felipe"
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 ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2018-12-03
We use new firm-level data from Chile to document resource misallocation in favor of politically connected firms during the transition from dictatorship to democracy. We find that firms with links to the Pinochet regime ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2019-02-05
Hostile policies towards higher education are a prominent feature of authoritarian regimes. We study the capture of higher education by the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in Chile following the 1973 coup. We ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2020-05-15.
Police repression is common in street protests but evidence about its impact is limited. We study the protest behavior of people linked to a student killed by a stray bullet coming from a policeman during a large protest. ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2020-12-30
We provide new evidence on the causal effect of education on health. Our empirical strategy exploits the reduction in access to college experienced by individuals reaching college age shortly after the 1973 military coup ...Documentos de Trabajo. 2021-05-24.