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Bureaucratic careers in economic policy cabinets: São Paulo and Piauí states

Grant number: 15/12655-7
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): July 01, 2015
Effective date (End): June 30, 2016
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Political Science - State and Government
Principal Investigator:George Avelino Filho
Grantee:Amanda Frei Bontempi
Home Institution: Escola de Economia de São Paulo (EESP). Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:13/15658-1 - Subnational political institutions: a comparative study of Brazilian States, AP.TEM


This project analyzes the profile of bureaucrats in the agencies named above. It investigates how political appointments are filled and how this process influences the relationship between the Executive and the Legislative branches of each state. Specifically, it analyzes how public servants who belong to civil service careers obtain political appointments in the Economic Policy Cabinets of Piauí and São Paulo.