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  • Technological Innovation and Employment: Complements or Substitutes? 

    Benavente, José Miguel; Lauterbach, Rodolfo (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2006)
    In this paper we study the impact of innovation activities on employment. We develop an empirical strategy based on Jaumandreu (2003) whichaccounts for differences between product and process innovations. Using microdata ...
  • Fondo de Infraestructura 

    González Tissinetti, Aldo (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2018)
    El Fondo de Infraestructura (FI) se constituye mediante el valor presente los ingresos netos futuros provenientes de los cobros a usuarios de las concesiones de obras públicas, una vez que se vuelvan a ...
  • Guns, Environment, and Abortion: How Single-Minded Voters Shape Politicians’ Decisions 

    Bouton, Laurent; Conconi, Paola; Pino, Francisco; Zanardi, Maurizio (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2018)
    We study how electoral incentives affect policy choices on secondary issues, which only minorities of voters care intensely about. We develop a model in which office and policy motivated politicians choose to support or ...
  • Ambiguity and Long-Run Cooperation in Strategic Games 

    Rojas, Marco; Vergara, Damián (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2018)
    This paper studies the effects of ambiguity on long-run cooperation in infinitely repeated games with strategic players. Using a neo-additive capacities framework, which allows us to work with a utility function ...
  • Understanding Tax Evasion Dynamics 

    Engel, Eduardo; Hines Jr., James R. (National Bureau of Economic Research, 1999)
    Americans who are caught evading taxes in one year may be audited for prior years. While the IRS does not disclose its method of selecting tax returns to audit, it is widely believed that a taxpayer's probability of being ...
  • Productividad, Tamaño y Empresas Súper-Estrella: Evidencia Microeconómica para Chile 

    Canales, Mario; García Marín, Álvaro (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2018)
    Este trabajo estudia la relación entre tamaño y productividad en las empresas chilenas. Para ello, se utilizan datos administrativos del Servicio de Impuestos Internos de Chile (SII) para el período 2005-2015. El trabajo ...
  • Yardsticks on the road: regulatory contracts and cost efficiency in the Norweian Bus Industry 

    Morten, Dag; Gómez Lobo, Andrés (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2001)
    In this paper a cost frontier model is estimated for an eleven-year panel of Norwegian bus companies (1136 company-year observations) using the methodology proposed by Battese and Coelli (1995). The main objective of the ...
  • Competition among schools and educational quality: tension between various objectives of educational policy 

    Grau Veloso, Nicolás; Gajardo, Felipe (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-05)
    Using Chilean data for fourth grade students, this research studies the effect of competition among schools on the results of standardized tests, academic self-esteem and motivation, the climate within the school, civic ...
  • Sudden stops of capital flows: do foreign assets behave differently from foreign liabilities? 

    Agosín Trumper, Manuel; Díaz Maureira, Juan; Karnani Bhagwan, Mohit (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-06)
    We study the determinants of sudden stops in capital ows to emerging markets. Using gross international asset and liability ows (from the point of view of domestic residents), we identify three types of situations: (1) ...
  • Commodity prices shocks and poverty reduction in Chile 

    Álvarez Espinoza, Roberto; García Marín, Álvaro; Ilabaca, Sebastián (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-07)
    This paper examines the local economic impact of large increases in metal-mining product prices on poverty in Chile. Using household data from 1998 to 2013 and exploiting differences in municipalities’ exposure to price ...
  • Knowledge-Intensive mining services: a regional approach for their development in Chile 

    Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Muñoz, Leonardo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-07)
    Governments in every country are concerned about the local economic development within each country’s region. In this vein, the case of mining industry draws attention in its trend of establishing enclave economies ...
  • The efficiency case for transit subsidies in the presence of a ‘soft’ budget constraint 

    Gómez-Lobo Echeñique, Andrés (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-07)
    The main contribution of this paper is to discuss the implications of a ‘soft’ budget constraint on optimal transit fares and subsidies. We find that the e↵ect of productive ine"ciencies on optimal fares and subsidy levels ...
  • 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 ...
  • Competition, selection, and productivity growth in the chilean manufacturing industry 

    Álvarez Espinoza, Roberto; González Tissinetti, Aldo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-09)
    Recent evidence for several countries shows a decline in TFP growth. However, there is not much evidence for developing countries and much less regarding the impact of competition in product markets. In this paper, we ...
  • Information within coalitions: risk and ambiguity 

    Moreno García, Emma; Torres Martínez, Juan (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017)
    We address economies with asymmetric information where agents are not perfectly aware about the informational structure for coalitions. Thus, we introduce solutions that we refer to as risky core and ambiguous core. We ...
  • Chile en la economía internacional: trayectoria reciente y desafíos 

    Ffrench-Davis Muñoz, Ricardo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017)
    La economía chilena, tal como la mayoría de la región, está en un proceso de desaceleración, luego de la reactivación que experimentó con el boom de precios de exportación de recursos naturales a partir de 2003. Esta ...
  • Impacto de los obstáculos al conocimiento en la innovación de las empresas chilenas 

    Álvarez Espinoza, Roberto; Canales, Mario (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-09)
    La mayoría de la literatura previa sobre obstáculos a la innovación se ha centrado en el impacto de las restricciones financieras. En este trabajo, utilizando la 8va Encuesta de Innovación en Chile, se analiza ...
  • Does ridesourcing increase or decrease vehicle kilometers traveled (VKT)? A simulation approach for the case of Santiago, Chile 

    Gómez-Lobo Echeñique, Andrés; Tirachini Hernández, Alejandro (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-11-30)
    Many authors have pointed out the importance of determining the impact of ridesourcing on vehicle kilometers traveled (VKT),and thus on transport externalities like congestion. However, to date there is scant ...
  • Estabilidad macroeconómica y crecimiento económico: mitos y realidades 

    Le Fort Varela, Guillermo; Gallardo, Bastián; Bustamante, Felipe (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-11)
    El trabajo explora relaciones entre crecimiento del PIB y estabilidad macroeconómica, real, nominal y externa, utilizando datos anuales de la base del WEO del FMI para 185 paísed en el periodo 1980-2015. Se analizan ...
  • A model of diversification and growth in developing economies 

    Agosín Trumper, Manuel (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-11)
    I build a growth model that resembles the situation of many emerging/developing countries: they are far from the world technological frontier and they have a comparative advantage in one (or a few) primary commodity. ...

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