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  • Optimun and Revenue Maximizing Trade Taxes in a Multicountry Framework 

    Panagariya, Arvind; Schiff, Maurice (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    The traditional literature derives optimum and revenue-maximizing export taxes within two-country models. with one exporter and one importer (Johnson 1950-51, Tower 1977). In reality, most products, including primary ...
  • Measures of Cost Economies in Chilean Banking: 1984-1991 

    Nauriyal, Bharat B. (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    This paper presents measures of cost economies in Chilean banking following the many regulatory and structural changes implemented by Chilean authorities in the aftermath of the 1981-83 financial system crisis. Utilizing ...
  • Should Educational Spending Be Redistributed from Higher to Primary Education in LDC's? A Note with Application to Chile 

    Robbins, Donald J. (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    Chile lowered relative spending on education at a time when wage dispersion was growing rapidly due to skill-biased demand. This redistribution does not appear to have been justified on efficiency grounds. Furthermore, ...
  • Are Financial Variables Inputs in Delivered Production Functions? 

    Betancourt, Roger; Kiguel, Miguel (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    Fischer's classic (1974) paper develops conditions under which it is appropriate to use money as an input in a 'delivered' production function. In this paper, we extend Fischer's model I (the Baumol-Tobin inventory approach) ...
  • Determinantes de la Tasa de Consultas de Salud del Niñoo y del Adolescente 

    Aedo, Cristián (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
  • Economic Liberalization and Antitrust in México 

    Rodríguez, Armando E.; Williams , Mark D. (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    Mexico recently adopted antitrust legislarion modeled after that in the European Union and the United States. The law established an enforcement agency, the Federal Competition Commission. and gave it the fundamental task ...
  • Deregulation and Privatization of Commercial Banking 

    López-de-Silanes, Florencio; Zamarripa, Guillermo (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    Privatization is tied to dereRulatiofl. This paper studies the effects of deregulation and privatization on commercial banks in Mexico. Our sample allows us to examine the stock market's response to different deregulation ...
  • Privatización y Regulación en Latinoamérica 

    Paredes, Ricardo; Sanchez, José M.; Fernández, Arturo (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    Currently. one of the most active fields in microeconomics is the Economics of Regulation and one of the distinctive features of this dynanism is that it has occurred both at the theoretical and empirical level. However, ...
  • Regulation of Telecom in Developing Countries: Outcomes, Incentives and Commitment 

    Galal, Ahmed; Nauriyal, Bharat (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    In response to the recent wave of privatization and regulation of monopolies in developing countries, this paper evaluates the impact of different regulatory schemes on private sector behavior in the telecommunications ...
  • What Have We Learned about Privatization and Regulatory Reform? 

    Schmalensee, Richard (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    In the 1970s, economists generally advocated deregulation under competitive conditions but had little to say about privatization or methods of monopoly regulation. Largely reflecting innovations in all these policy areas, ...
  • Regulatory Schemes and Investment Behavior in Transmission of Electricity: The Case of Argentina 

    Torres, Clemencia (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    The objective of this paper is to analyze the impact of the Argentinian regulation of the expantion of the network for high voltage electricity. Argentina reorganized its electricity industry in 1992, including the ...
  • Regulatory Reform in Mexico's Gas Industry 

    Rosellón, Juan (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    This paper addresses the economic considerations behind the regulatory policies that are being considered after the recent reforms to the gas legal framework in Mexico. These reforms let Pemex maintain its over production ...
  • Consumer Protection Policies and Rational Behavior 

    Engel, Eduardo (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    How consumers behave has important consequences when assessing the effectiveness of particular consumer protection policies. In this paper it is argued that policies that rely strongly on consumer rationality, such as ...
  • Natural Gas Distribution Regulation 

    Contreras, Benjamín; Salas, Fernando (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    This document discusses the economic content of a set of Ruling affecting the provision of natural gas distribution services in Mexico. As such, it describes the mechanisms proposed in order to ensure economic efficiency ...
  • Evaluating the Cost of Bad Regulation in Newly Privatized Sectors: The Chilean Case 

    Paredes, Ricardo (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    We analyzed a hypothesis suggesting that the newly privatized firms in Chile produced little if any important advantages as they would have performed poorly once privatized and the hypothesis that the regulatory problems ...
  • Economías de Escala y Tarificación en el Sector Eléctrico Chileno 

    Sol, Patricio del; Pérez, Miguel A. (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    According to the Law, electricity rates should be set so that the assets on the electricity industry have a rate of return of 10%. However, during the last years. the Chilean firms in generation and transmission both ...
  • La Política de Competencia en Chile 

    Serra, Pablo (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1995)
    This paper analyzes the Chilean policy for market competition, mainly through case studies. Consideration is given to both the antitrust laws and institutions, and the regulation and deregulation policies. Furthennore, it ...

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