Corrupting Cartels: An Overview of the Petrobras Case
Giancarlo Spagnolo and
Additional contact information
Kleno Barbosa: Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics
No 51, SITE Working Paper Series from Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics
This paper provides an overview of the corruption case and the connected cartels that affected one of the biggest Brazilian state-owned companies, Petrobras, and the highly controversial ‘Operation Car Wash’. We focus on the behavior of cartel members and study the size of the contracts affected or potentially affected by the illegal activity, comparing them with comparable sets of contracts selected with three different matching approaches.
Keywords: Corruption; Cartels; Brazil (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F19 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 24 pages
Date: 2019-10-25, Revised 2019-10-30
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-com, nep-cta, nep-ind and nep-law
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
https://swopec.hhs.se/hasite/papers/hasite0051.1.pdf Full text (application/pdf)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:hhs:hasite:0051
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in SITE Working Paper Series from Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, P.O. Box 6501, SE-113 83 Stockholm, Sweden. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Dominick Nilsson ().