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  • Developing Distributed Collaborative Applications with HTML5 under the Coupled Objects Paradigm 

    Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo Nyles; Baloian, Nelson; Aguirre, Diego (Universal Journal Series, 2014)
    One of the main tasks in developing distributed collaborative systems is to support synchronization processes. The Coupled Objects paradigm has emerged as a way to easily support these processes by dynamically coupling ...
  • Decision making under uncertainty in environmental projects using mathematical simulation modeling 

    Llopis-Albert, Carlos; Palacios Marqués, Daniel; Merigó Lindahl, José (Springer, 2016)
    In decision-making processes, reliability and risk aversion play a decisive role. The aim of this study is to perform an uncertainty assessment of the effects of future scenarios of sustainable groundwater pumping strategies ...
  • Debt trajectories and mental health 

    Hojman Trujillo, Daniel; Miranda Parra, Alvaro; Ruiz Tagle, Jaime (Elsevier, 2016)
    In the last few decades, there was a marked increase in consumer debt in the United States, Latin America and other emerging countries, spurring a debate about the real costs and benefits of household credit. Using a unique ...
  • Annuity Choices in Chile: A Dynamic Approach 

    Ruiz Vergara, José (Taylor & Francis, Ltd., 2014)
    This study utilizes a variable derived from the Annuity Equivalent Wealth dynamic programming model developed by Brown (2001) and Mitchell et al. (1999). The model captures the benefits of having access to the annuity ...
  • Reward for failure and executive compensation in institutional investors 

    Loyola Fuentes, Gino; Portilla Sotomayor, Yolanda (Elsevier Science publishes, 2014)
    We propose a model of delegated portfolio management specialized in alternative investments, i.e., those with a high-return and high-risk profile. It is shown that in this context, as a reward for risk-taking scheme is ...
  • Firm Size as Determinant of the Nonlinear Relationship Between Bank Debt and Growth Opportunities: The Case of Chilean Public Firms 

    Jara Bertin, Mauricio; Moreno, Marta; Saona, Paolo (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
    We analyze the extent to which firm size determines the relationship between growth opportunities and bank debt in the Chilean corporate sector. Using generalized method of moments (GMM) system estimator techniques in ...
  • Sketchpad: A Learning Tool Supporting Creativity in Collaborative Learning Activities 

    Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Cárdenas, Catalina; Baloian, Nelson (Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2015)
    There is consensus among curriculum developers of Business Schools around the world that along with technical knowledge students should be trained to also acquire soft skills. Communication, collaboration, creativity, ...
  • Liderazgo transformacional y su incidencia en la gestión docente: el caso de un colegio en el norte de Chile 

    Ganga Contreras, Francisco; Villegas Villegas, Francisco; Pedraja Rejas, Liliana; Rodríguez Ponce, Emilio (2016)
    Las organizaciones, para lograr el éxito, requieren de la conjugación de una serie de condiciones y elementos de carácter estratégico; uno de estos componentes, es sin duda, el liderazgo. Considerando la aseveración ...
  • Dual hesitant fuzzy group decision making method and its application to supplier selection 

    Yu, Dejian; Li, Deng Feng; Merigó Lindahl, José María (2016)
    The concept of dual hesitant fuzzy set arising from hesitant fuzzy set is generalized by including a function reflecting the decision maker's fuzziness about the non-membership degree of the information provided. This paper ...
  • The effect of financial innovation on European banks' risk 

    Otero González, Luis; Rodríguez Gil, Luis Ignacio; Martorell Cunill, Onofre; Merigó Lindahl, José María (2016)
    This study examines the effect of the use of securitization and credit derivatives on the risk profile of European banks. Using information from 134 listed European banks during the period of 2006-2010, the results show ...
  • The Skinless Work Group: Facing the Uncertainty of "Resting on a Void" 

    Sanfuentes Astaburuaga, Matías Moisés (2016)
    This paper examines the conflicts and resistances that contemporary organizations face in the effort of generating new and challenging work opportunities. Assuming the metaphoric and real character of the 'body of the ...
  • Decision Making in Reinsurance with Induced OWA Operators and Minkowski Distances 

    Casanovas, Montserrat; Torres Martínez, Agustín; Merigó Lindahl, José (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
    The decision to choose a reinsurance program has many complexities because it is difficult to simultaneously achieve high levels in different optimal criteria including maximum gain, minimum variance, and probability of ...
  • Choosing performance measures for incentive compensation: experimental evidence 

    Coronado Martínez, Freddy; Cancino del Castillo, Christian (Emerald, 2016)
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explain how two task characteristics and two individual differences influence which heuristics individuals use, and as a results explain their decision performance when choosing ...
  • Sidedness, commercial intent and expertise in blog advertising 

    Uribe, Rodrigo; Buzeta, Cristian; Velasquez, Milenka (Elsevier Science Inc., 2016)
    Currently, the internet is the main product information source for many consumergoods, mainly because of the irruption of consumer reviews based on blogging. Messages placed on them are usually perceived as a reliable and ...
  • Aggregation operators in economic growth analysis and entrepreneurial group decision-making 

    Merigó Lindahl, José; Peris Ortiz, Marta; Navarro García, Antonio; Rueda Armengot, Carlos (Elsevier, 2016)
    An economic crisis can be measured from different perspectives. A very commonly used measure is that of a country's economic growth. When growth is lower than desired, the economy is assumed to be near stagnation or in an ...
  • Dimensiones de la personalidad de la marca en México 

    Goñi Avila, Niria; Torres Moraga, Eduardo; Aguilera Valenzuela, Sandra (Universidad del Zulia Venezuela, 2013)
    El modelo de Aaker (1997), que permite asociar las características humanas a los atributos de una marca, ha sido utilizado ampliamente en el círculo académico. De ahí que el objetivo de la investigación es identificar las ...
  • Distributional effects of eliminating the differential tax treatment of business and personal income in Chile 

    Agostini González, Claudio; Martínez Alvear, Claudia; Flores A., Bárbara (Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe, 2012)
    This paper estimates the distributional effects that would result from eliminating the differential tax treatment of business and personal income in the Chilean tax system, as well as from the elimination of the main ...
  • Early life height and weight production functions with endogenous energy and protein inputs 

    Puentes Encina, Esteban; Wang, Fan; Behrman, Jere R.; Cunha, Flavio; Hoddinott, John; Maluccio, John; Adair, Linda; Borja, Judith; Martorell, Reynaldo; Stein, Aryeh D. (Elsevier, 2016)
    We examine effects of protein and energy intakes on height and weight growth for children between 6 and 24 months old in Guatemala and the Philippines. Using instrumental variables to control for endogeneity and estimating ...
  • Micro Efficiency and Aggregate Growth in Chile 

    Bergoeing Vela, Raphael; Repetto Lisboa, Andrea (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2006)
    Using plant-level data on Chilean manufacturing firms for the 1980-2001 period, we estimate and characterize disaggregate total factor productivity. We use these estimates to study the microeconomic sources of aggregate ...
  • A coupled stochastic inverse/sharp interface seawater intrusion approach for coastal aquifers under groundwater parameter uncertainty 

    Llopis-Albert, Carlos; Merigó Lindahl, José; Xu, Yejun (Elsevier, 2016)
    This paper presents an alternative approach to deal with seawater intrusion problems, that overcomes some of the limitations of previous works, by coupling the well-known SWI2 package for MODFLOW with a stochastic inverse ...

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