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    • Análisis sectorial de la huella de carbono para la economía chilena: un enfoque basado en la matriz insumo-producto 

      López Vega, Ramón; Accorsi, Simón; Sturla, Gino (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2016-10)
      El presente estudio desarrolla y aplica una metodología para calcular la huella de carbono sectorial en base a la matriz insumo-producto. Este método captura de una mejor forma las emisiones netas atribuibles a cada ...
    • Climate change and natural disasters 

      López Vega, Ramón; Thomas, Vinod; Troncoso Albornoz, Pablo (Universidad de Chile, 2015-12)
      Intense climate-related disasters—floods, storms, droughts, and heat waves—have been on the rise worldwide. At the same time and coupled with an increasing concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, temperatures, ...
    • Cómo Captar las Rentas del Cobre en Chile 

      López Vega, Ramón; Sturla Zerene, Gino Stefano (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017)
      En este trabajo se propone un mecanismo concreto para captar una parte significativa de las rentas económicas de la gran minería privada del cobre en Chile (GMP-10), estimadas en USD 120 mil millones3, por Sturla, Accorsi, ...
    • Do Tax Cuts Encourage Rent-Seeking by Top Corporate Executives? Theory and Evidence 

      López Vega, Ramón; Andersen, Dana (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2012)
      This paper seeks to understand the role of tax policy in executive rent-seeking within the firm and income. While a longstanding literature maintains that executives are afforded discretion in obtaining rents, that the ...
    • Economic growth, natural disasters and climate change: New empirical estimates 

      López Vega, Ramón; Thomas, Vinod; Troncoso, Pablo A. (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2016)
      This paper analyzes the association between climate change variables and the incidence of intense hydro meteorological disasters within a framework that include global and local climate variables as well as socio-econo ...
    • Fiscal policy in Chile: Hindering sustainable development by favoring myopic growth 

      Figueroa Benavides, Eugenio; López Vega, Ramón (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2011)
      We show that the tax system in Chile is insufficient, inefficient and inequitable. Insufficient because it does not yield enough revenues for the state to promote human capital development and to face poverty in a more ...
    • Input-Output table and Carbon Footprint: Estimation and Structural Decomposition Analysis 

      Accorsi Opazo, Simón; López Vega, Ramón; Sturla Zerene, Gino Stefano (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2018)
      En este artículo comparamos dos metodologías para medir y asignar entre sectores productivos la huella de carbono para el caso chileno (2008-2013): la metodología de Balance Energético (BE), tradicionalmente utilizada ...
    • Local neutrality of corporate tax systems 

      Gutiérrez C., Pablo; López Vega, Ramón; Figueroa Benavides, Eugenio (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2014-10)
      This paper shows one important result, namely, that corporate tax systems that allow at least for two sources of investment tax deductions (e.g., accelerated arbitrary investment depreciation and deductibility of part ...
    • The Nexus between fiscal policy and sustainable development: Insights for developing countries from the case of Chile 

      López Vega, Ramón; Figueroa Benavides, Eugenio (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2015-10)
      This paper hypothesizes that fiscal policy is one important factor determining whether or not environmentally and socially sustainable economic growth is possible. We postulate that tax policies affect the incentives to ...
    • Nuevas Estimaciones de la Riqueza Regalada a las Grandes Empresas de la Minería Privada del Cobre: Chile 2005-2014 

      Sturla Zerene, Gino; Accorsi Opazo, Simón; López Vega, Ramón; Figueroa Benavides, Eugenio (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2016)
      En este trabajo se estiman las rentas de largo plazo de las empresas que explotan los diez yacimientos que constituyen la gran minería privada del cobre en Chile (GMP-10), aplicando una metodología moderna consistente ...
    • La ‘parte del león’: Nuevas estimaciones de la participación de los súper ricos en el ingreso de Chile 

      López Vega, Ramón; Figueroa Benavides, Eugenio; Gutiérrez C., Pablo (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2013)
    • Power in economics: growth, inequality and politics 

      López Vega, Ramón (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2018)
      We study the economy-wide implications of economic power. We examine the distribution of bargaining power between the owners of capital (“the capitalists”) and the owners of human capital (“the workers”) and its effects ...
    • Sustainable Economic Growth: Structural Transformation with Consumption Flexibility 

      López Vega, Ramón; Won Yoon, Sang (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2013)
      The standard theoretical literature has shown that environmental sustainability and positive economic growth are not incompatible as long as environmental policies are optimal. However, in showing this result earlier ...
    • Top income measurement and undistributed profits 

      Gutiérrez Cubillos, Pablo; López Vega, Ramón; Figueroa Benavides, Eugenio (Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2014-10)
      Using retained profits, instead of realized capital gains, by simply adding them to the shareholders’ other sources of income is shown to be in general incorrect. We provide a methodology to include undistributed profits ...