Jan 2009
Author(s): La Ferrara, Eliana; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper studies the link between television and divorce in Brazil by exploiting variation in the timing of availability of the signal of Rede Globothe network that had a virtual monopoly on…
Jun 2008
Author(s): La Ferrara, Eliana; Duryea, Suzanne; Chong, Alberto E.
This paper focuses on fertility choices in Brazil, a country where soap operas (novelas) portray families that are much smaller than in reality, to study the effects of television on individual…