Now showing items 1425-1441 of 1441

    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Weighted-selective aggregated majority-OWA operator and its application in linguistic group decision making 

      Yusoff, Binyamin; Merigó Lindahl, José; Ceballos, David; Peláez, José I. (Wiley, 2018)
      This paper focuses on the aggregation operations inthe group decision-making model based on the conceptof majority opinion. The weighted-selective aggregatedmajority-OWA (WSAM-OWA) operator is proposed as anextension of ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Why competition does not work in urban bus markets: Some new wheels for some old ideas 

      Gómez-Lobo Echeñique, Andrés (2007)
      In this paper a model is presented based on ideas borrowed from the job search and price dispersion literature to characterise the pricing equilibrium of a competitive bus market in a more general setting than previously ...
    • Why do OTC Traded Companies Initiate Dividends? 

      Maquieira Villanueva, Carlos (Jorge Gregoire, 1994)
      El articulo analiza tres hipotesis, señal de flujo de caja, flujo de caja libre y estructura de propiedad como explicacion alternativa a la decisión de inicio de dividendos de empresas cuyas acciones son transadas por ...
    • Why has Europe Become Environmentally Cleaner? Decomposing the Roles of Fiscal, Trade and Environmental Policies 

      López Vega, Ramón; Palacios, Amparo (Springer, 2014)
      This paper examines the role of fiscal policy, trade and energy taxes on environmental quality in Europe using disaggregated data at the monitoring station level for the 12 richest European countries spanning the period ...
    • Why is manufacturing trade rising even as manufacturing output is falling? 

      Bergoeing Vela, Raphael; Kehoe, Timothy J.; Strauss-Kahn, Vanessa; Mu Yi, Kei (The American Economic Association, 2004)
      For the OECD as whole, as well as for the U.S., manufacturing exports have been rising, while manufacturing output (both expressed as a share of total GDP) has been falling. We examine the prevalence of this puzzling fact ...
    • Why the Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer 

      Mantel, Rolf R. (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995-12)
      The usual procedure in the field of optimal growth consists in maximizing a (discounted or not) sum of instantaneous utilities, called welfare. Such an optimality criterion implies that preferences are independent over ...
    • Within-school segregation in the Chilean school system: What factors explain it? How efficient is this practice for fostering student achievement and equity? 

      Treviño, Ernesto; Valenzuela Barros, Juan Pablo; Villalobos, Cristóbal (Elsevier, 2016)
      This paper analyzes the segregation within schools in Chile, looking at the related institutional factors and the effect that this process has on students' academic performance. To analyze the relationship between institutional ...
    • World Culture, Uncoupling, Institutional Logics, and Recoupling: Practices and Self-Identification as Institutional Microfoundations of Political Violence 

      Velitchkova, Ana (Wiley-Blackwell, 2015)
      This study proposes a micro-institutional theory of political violence, according to which citizens’ participation in political violence is partially an outcome of tight coupling of persons’ practices and self-identific ...
    • World saving: trends and theories 

      Schmidt-Hebbel Dunker, Klaus; Servén, Luis (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1998-12)
      The world's average saving rate has declined for the last two decades but country saving rates exhibit a large dispersion, especially in developing regions. While in a small number of developing countries saving has risen ...