• Wage Bargaining and Partial Ownership 

      Bárcena Ruiz, Juan Carlos; Campo, María Luz (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2010-06)
      This paper analyzes wage negotiation between firms and unions when crossparticipation exists at ownership level. We consider two shareholders and two firms: one firm is jointly owned by the two shareholders and the other ...
    • Wagyu Burger Bar 

      Cuadros Castillo, Olga Carolina; Araya Saavedra, Raúl Andrés (Universidad de Chile, 2014-08)
      El proyecto tiene como objetivo principal determinar la factibilidad de la creación de Wagyu Burger Bar, restaurante bar innovador con servicios personalizados y especializados en la ciudad de Antofagasta. Wagyu Burger ...
    • Walk up Santiago: free walking tours 

      Paz Casado, Josefa Fernanda de la; Halpern Calderón, Berta Camila; Robles Zamora, Camila (Universidad de Chile, 2012)
      El turismo a nivel mundial ha crecido de manera exponencial en los últimos años, abriendo espacios para que se creen una serie de servicios para ayudar a satisfacer las necesidades dinámicas de los consumidores. Tomando ...
    • Walrasian equilibrium as limit of a competitive equilibrium without divisible goods 

      Florig, Michael; Rivera Cayupi, Jorge (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2015-05)
      We study economies where all commodities are indivisible at the individual level, but perfectly divisible at the aggregate level of the economy. Under the survival assumption, we show that a competitive outcome in the ...
    • Water subsidy policies: a comparison of the Chilean and Colombian schemes 

      Gómez-Lobo Echeñique, Andrés; Contreras Guajardo, Dante (Oxford University Press, 2003)
      Analysis of two water subsidy schemes--a means-tested subsidy in Chile and a geographically targeted subsidy in Colombia--shows that the means-tested system is better able to identify poor households than the geographically ...
    • Wayra Cumbia House 

      Achata Bottger, Christel; Cortés Lozano, Juana (Universidad de Chile, 2016-09)
      Tres elementos del contexto actual de la Región Metropolitana en Chile se conjugan para generar una potente oportunidad de negocio:  Un nivel de gasto creciente dedicado a la industria de entretenimiento en Chile  Un ...
    • We are not dead . . . - The quantitative theory and the relation between money and inflation 

      Chumacero Escudero, Rómulo; Hermann Anguita, Jorge (2007)
      This paper presents a robust finding for the relationship between money growth and inflation in Chile: inflation causes (precedes) money and not the other way around. This result holds irrespectively of the way in which ...
    • Wealth disparities for early childhood anthropometrics and Skills: evidence from chilean longitudinal data 

      Behrman, Jere; Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Palma, Isidora; Puentes Encina, Esteban (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-09)
      We study wealth disparities in the formation of anthropometrics, cognitive skills and socio-emotional skills. We use a sample of preschool and early school children in Chile. We extend the previous literature by using ...
    • Wealth transfers and the role of collateral when lifetimes are uncertain 

      Seghir, Abdelkrim; Torres Martínez, Juan Pablo (Springer, 2008)
      We develop a general equilibrium model of wealth transfers in the presence of uncertain lifetimes and default. Without introducing exogenous debt constraints, agents are allowed to make collateral-backed promises at any ...
    • Webcard : medios de pago electrónico para sitios web 

      Correa, Matías; Court, Felipe; González, Nicolás; Montedonico, Daniel; Palma, Rodrigo (Universidad de Chile, 2002)
      El objetivo principal de este trabajo, fue hacer una investigación y desarrollo con varios propósitos, el primero es analizar el posible lanzamiento de nuevas formas de pago para compras por internet. De ver posibilidades ...
    • Webmed 

      Quijada Venegas, Paula (Universidad de Chile, 2014-10)
      Webmed es un servicio que se entrega a través de internet que permite que los pacientes puedan encontrar de forma rápida y sencilla a profesionales de la salud y poder agendar hora por esta vía. Estos podrán realizar la ...
    • Webshopping : factores del diseño de páginas web de retail que influyen en la compra por internet en Chile 

      Tapia Patiño, Tatiana Valeska (Universidad de Chile, 2006)
      El creciente uso de Internet en Chile provee un desarrollado prospecto para los E-marketers. Si ellos conocen los factores que afectan el comportamiento de los compradores en línea, y las relaciones entre tales factores y ...
    • The welfare cost of external habits: a quantitative assessment 

      Gómez, Manuel A. (Universidad de Chile Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2010-06)
      This paper quantifies cost of consumption externalities in an endogenous growth model with habit formation. Agent´s utility depends on both current consumption and a reference consumption level determined by economy-wide ...
    • Wengan astronomía : las estrellas a tu alcance 

      Aguirre Herrera, Gonzálo R.; Twele Carter, Guillermo Sigfrid (Universidad de Chile, 2016-11)
      Este Plan de Negocios toma como base de construcción e inspiración las múltiples iniciativas tanto privadas como gubernamentales que pretenden posicionar a nuestro país como un polo internacional para el desarrollo de la ...
    • What accounts for the Chilean saving 'miracle'? 

      Agosín Trumper, Manuel (Oxford University Press, 2001)
      This paper examines the recent saving performance of the Chilean economy in the light of its long-run (1940-96) trends. The first conclusion that can be derived from the data is that most of the increase in private saving ...
    • What do women want? female suffrage and the size of government 

      Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Eterovic, Nicolás A.; Paredes, Valentina (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2014-03)
      The scanty economic literature has attributed to female voting part of the increase in government expenditure and social government expenditure over the XXth century. This finding results puzzling considering that the ...
    • What do women want? Female suffrage and the size of government 

      Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Eterovic, Nicolas A.; Paredes, Valentina (Elsevier, 2018)
      The economic literature has attributed part of the increase in government expenditure over the 20th century to female voting. This is puzzling, considering that the political science literature has documented that women ...
    • What drives natural prices at European hubs? 

      Hulshof, Daan (Universidad de Chile, 2015-12)
      This paper analyses the development of spot market gas prices at the TTF gas hub from 2011 – 2014. The long run link of the gas price with the prices of the energy commodities crude oil and coal is evaluated with the ...
    • What moves the yield curve? lessons from an affine term structure model for Chile 

      Ochoa, J. Marcelo (Universidad de Chile, 2006-11-29)
      This paper attempts to provide an economic interpretation of the factors that drive the movements of interest rates of bonds of different maturities in a continuous-time no-arbitrage term structure model. The dynamics ...
    • When Schools Are the Ones that Choose: The Effects of Screening in Chile 

      Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Sepúlveda, Paulina; Bustos, Sebastián (WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, 2010-12)
      The voucher scheme introduced in Chile in 1981 allows for-profit private subsidized schools to choose their students. The objective of this article is to present evidence of this practice and examine its relationship with ...