Mounu Prem

Universidad del Rosario

Adjunct Professor

Casa Pedro Fermín

Calle 14 # 4-69

Bogota

Colombia

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Corruption and Firms

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 14 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2020
Emanuele Colonnelli and Mounu Prem
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Universidad del Rosario
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Corruption, Firms, Audits, Public Procurement, Misallocation, Labor Reallocation, Political Connections

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Selective Civilian Targeting: The Unintended Consequences of Partial Peace

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2021
Universidad del Rosario, Universidad del Rosario, Columbia University and Universidad del Rosario
Downloads 859 (35,844)
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Selective civilian targeting, Peace process, Armed conflict, Territorial control

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Inefficient Procurement in Times of Pandemia

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 May 2020 Last Revised: 11 May 2021
Universidad del Rosario, Universidad del Rosario and Universidad del Rosario
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Corruption, COVID-19, Public procurement, Machine learning

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Revealing Corruption: Firm and Worker Level Evidence from Brazil

Chicago Booth Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2021
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate Business School, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Universidad del Rosario and Cornell University
Downloads 677 (49,520)
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Corporate Misconduct, Public Procurement, Firm Growth

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What Predicts Corruption?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2020
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Universidad del Rosario and Universidad del Rosario
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Corruption, Machine Learning, Prediction, Private Sector

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End-of-Conflict Deforestation: Evidence From Colombia's Peace Agreement

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 29 May 2019
Universidad del Rosario, Universidad del Rosario - Faculty of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
Downloads 441 (84,542)
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Deforestation, Conflict, Peace Building, Colombia

The Geography of Repression and Opposition to Autocracy

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 07 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2020
University of Chicago, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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Dictatorship, Repression, Democratization, Military, Pinochet, Chile

The Geography of Repression and Support for Democracy

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-105
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
University of Chicago, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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Dictatorship, Repression, Democratization, Military, Pinochet, Chile

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Dictatorship, Higher Education and Social Mobility

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 05 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2021
University of Chicago, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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Chile, Pinochet, dictatorship, universities, social mobility, intergenerational transmission, democratization

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Patronage and Selection in Public Sector Organizations

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 29 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2018
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Universidad del Rosario and Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS)
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patronage, clientelism, politicians, bureaucrats, campaign contributions, political connections

Patronage and Selection in Public Sector Organizations

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 07 May 2019
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Universidad del Rosario and Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS)
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The Rise and Persistence of Illegal Crops: Evidence from a Naive Policy Announcement

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2021
Mounu Prem, Juan F. Vargas and Daniel Mejia
Universidad del Rosario, Universidad del Rosario and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics
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The Rise and Persistence of Illegal Crops: Evidence from a Naive Policy Announcement

Documento CEDE No. 2019-39
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Oct 2019
Daniel Mejia, Mounu Prem and Juan F. Vargas
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Universidad del Rosario and Universidad del Rosario
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Coca growing, Drug war, Anticipation effects, Policy announcement, Colombia

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The Internal Capital Markets of Business Groups: Evidence from Intra-Group Loans

Journal of Financial Economics (JFE), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Oct 2013
Pontificia Unievrsidad Católica de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Universidad del Rosario and City, University of London - Bayes Business School
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business groups, internal capital markets, expropriation

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The Human Capital Peace Dividend

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2021
Mounu Prem, Juan F. Vargas and Olga Namen
Universidad del Rosario, Universidad del Rosario and University of California, Santa Barbara
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Human capital, Educational outcomes, Peace agreement, Armed Conflict

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Losing Your Dictator: Firms During Political Transition

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 08 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2019
Felipe González and Mounu Prem
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
Downloads 194 (199,231)
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transition, distortions, firms, networks

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How Do Internal Capital Markets Work? Evidence from the Great Recession

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2019
Pontificia Unievrsidad Católica de Chile, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Universidad del Rosario and City, University of London - Bayes Business School
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internal capital markets, great recession, business groups, centrality, control rights

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The Privatization Origins of Political Corporations

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 May 2018 Last Revised: 19 May 2019
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, Universidad del Rosario and City, University of London - Bayes Business School
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firms, privatization, dictatorship, democracy

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Can Television Bring down a Dictator? Evidence from Chile's ‘No’ Campaign

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2017
Felipe González and Mounu Prem
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
Downloads 86 (367,433)
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Television, Dictatorship, Elections, Transition

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Buying a Blind Eye: Campaign Donations, Forbearance, and Deforestation in Colombia

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2021
University of Oxford, Universidad del Rosario, University of Oxford and inter-american development bank
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Campaign donations, Deforestation, Forbearance, Colombia

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Does Higher Education Reduce Mortality? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 23 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 03 May 2021
University of Chicago, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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Higher Education, Mortality, Chile

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A Peace Baby Boom? Evidence from Colombia’s Peace Agreement

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2021
Universidad del Rosario, Universidad del Rosario, University College London - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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fertility; pregnancy; mortality; armed conflict; violence

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Privatization and Business Groups: Evidence from the Chicago Boys in Chile

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2020
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, Universidad del Rosario and City, University of London - Bayes Business School
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government, firms, groups, privatization

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The Value of Political Capital: Dictatorship Collaborators as Business Elites

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2018
Felipe González and Mounu Prem
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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political capital, collaborators, dictatorship, armed forces

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Fear of the Police: Evidence from Student Protests

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2021
Felipe González and Mounu Prem
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
Downloads 57 (458,519)

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police, violence, protest, students

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Managers' Productivity and Recruitment in the Public Sector: The Case of School Principals

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 13 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2021
Pablo Munoz and Mounu Prem
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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Public sector, Recruitment, School principals, Managers

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Lost in Transition? The Persistence of Dictatorship Mayors

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2021
Felipe González, Pablo Munoz and Mounu Prem
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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politicians, dictatorship, democratic transition

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Landmines: The Local Effects of Demining

Number of pages: 103 Posted: 20 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2021
Universidad del Rosario, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad del Rosario
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Landmines, demining, conflict, peace, local development

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Make the Economy Scream? U.S. Banks and Foreign Firms During the Cold War

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Oct 2021
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics and Universidad del Rosario
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firms, banks, Cold War, United States, Richard Nixon, Salvador Allende.

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How Peace Saves Lives? Evidence from Colombia

Number of pages: 44
Inter-American Development Bank, Universidad del Rosario, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Universidad del Rosario
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Landmines, victims, conflict, peace