• Obesidad, diabetes y tributación 

      Yáñez Henríquez, José (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2010)
      De acuerdo con los especialistas en salud la obesidad es un problema de salud serio y creciente a nivel mundial y nacional, al punto que los organismos internacionales de salud lo declaran como la epidemia mundial del ...
    • Occupational mobility and gender: implications for government policy 

      Robbins, Donald (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1994-06)
      Data on all persons employed in the California State Civil Service between 1977 and 1985 reveals a marked improvement in the distribution of women across income classes. An important part of this improvement appears due ...
    • Oligopolio e incertidumbre sobre la demanda: una revisión 

      López Rodríguez, Jesús (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2002-12)
      The purpose of this paper is to carry out a review of the academic literature on information exchange agreements about demand in oligopolistic models and the derivation of some political consequences with respect to the ...
    • Olympic Games: No legacy for sports 

      Contreras, José L.; Corvalán, Alejandro (Elsevier, 2014)
      Countries whose cities host the Summer Olympic Games increase significantly their success during the competition. We study whether such effect is lasting or not. We compute the effect of hosting on the total number of ...
    • On Bidding Markets: The Role of Competition (Job-Market Paper) 

      Loyola Fuentes, Gino (2008-01-03)
      This paper analyzes the e¤ects of industrial concentration on bidding behavior and hence, on the seller s expected proceeds. These e¤ects are studied under the CIPI model, an a¢ liated value set-up that nests a variety ...
    • On equilibrium existence with endogenous restricted financial participation 

      Seghir, Abdelkrim; Torres Martínez, Juan Pablo (Elsevier, 2011)
      Without requiring either financial survival assumptions or linear spanning conditions over financial spaces, we prove equilibrium existence in an abstract incomplete market economy with endogenous restricted financial ...
    • On exiting after voting 

      Berga, Dolors; Bergantiños, Gustavo; Massó, Jordi; Neme, Alejandro (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2003-12)
      We consider the problem of a society whose members must choose from a finite set of alternatives. After knowing the chosen alternative, members may reconsider their membership in the society by either staying or exiting. ...
    • On the causes of inflation: a brief introduction to the strategic theory 

      Galetovic Potsch, Alexander (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1993-12)
      This note is a brief introduction to the strategic theory of inflation initiated by Barro and Gordon (1983a). The discussion is organized around the question of which are the causes of inflation according to the strategic ...
    • On the economic impacts of medical treatments: work productivity and functioning 

      Berndt, Ernest R. (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2000-12)
      In this essay I provide a wide-ranging overview of recent research linking medical treatments to productivity and ability to function. The studies that examine how do illness and medical treatments affect absenteeism, ...
    • On the Importance of the Arrival of New Information 

      Chumacero Escudero, Rómulo (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2010-12)
      This paper develops a framework for evaluating the importance of the arrival of new information for forecasting, estimation, and decision making. By fusing known and recently developed statistical tests and concepts, the ...
    • On the power of absolute convergence tests 

      Chumacero Escudero, Rómulo (BERKELEY ELECTRONIC PRESS, 2006-05)
      This paper analyzes whether or not the econometric methods usually applied to test for absolute convergence have provided this hypothesis a "fair" chance. I show that traditional (absolute and conditional) convergence tests ...
    • On the regulation of marine industrial fisheries: The case of Chile 

      Peña, Julio; Núñez Errázuriz, Javier (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1994-06)
      For more than 50 years Chilean marine industrial fisheries (MIF) were ruled by a criterion of “historical rights” in the issuance of fishing permits. This form of regulation was basically aimed at controlling access to the ...
    • On uniqueness of equilibrium for complete markets with infinitely many goods and in finance models 

      Accinelli, Elvio (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1999-06)
      Our concern in this paper is to obtain conditions for the uniqueness of equilibria, with, commodity bundles as consumption patterns which depend on the state of the world. In the first section we consider an economy with ...
    • Open Market Share Repurchases and Earnings Management 

      Rodríguez Perales, Arturo; Yue, Heng (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios., 2008)
      In this study we examine earnings management around open market share repurchases. We examine two hypotheses: managerial opportunism and market response, both of which predict that managers will manage earnings down ...
    • Openness and economic efficiency: evidence from the chilean manufacturing industry 

      Fuentes, Rodrigo (Universidad de Chile. Departamento de Economía, 1995-12)
      This paper highligts a long-standing debate on whether openess does help economic efficiency in the light of the data for chilean manufacturing industry. To do so, we analyze the TFP growth during the period of the abrupt ...
    • Opportunities and Challenges in Supply- Side Simulation: Physician-Based Models 

      Gresenz, Carole Roan; Auerbach, David I.; Duarte, Fabian (2013)
      Objective. To provide a conceptual framework and to assess the availability of empirical data for supply-side microsimulation modeling in the context of health care. Data Sources. Multiple secondary data sources, including ...
    • Optimal and efficient takeover contests with toeholds 

      Loyola Fuentes, Gino (Elsevier, 2012)
      Target firms often face a takeover threat from raiders with prior stakes in its ownership (toeholds). Previous literature has shown that, when takeovers are modeled as standard auctions, toeholds induce more aggressive ...
    • Optimal Economic growth with recursive preferences: decreasing rate of time preference 

      Mantel, Rolf R. (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1998-12)
      In the field of optimal growth theory, since Ramsey's time it is frequent to maximize a welfare function consisting of the discounted sum of instantaneous utilities. Such an optimality criterion implies that preferences ...
    • Optimal Takeover Contests with Toeholds 

      Loyola Fuentes, Gino (2008)
      This paper characterizes how a target rm should be sold when raiders have prior stakes in its ownership (toeholds). We nd that the optimal mechanism needs to be implemented by a non-standard auction which imposes a ...
    • The Ordered Weighted Average in the Variance and the Covariance 

      Merigó Lindahl, José; Guillén, Montserrat; Sarabia, José M. (Wiley & Sons, 2015)
      The ordered weighted average (OWA) is an aggregation operator that provides a parameterized family of aggregation operators between the minimum and the maximum. This paper analyzes the use of the OWA in the variance and ...