Recent Submissions

  • Migración y Expectativas Intergeneracionales 

    Gil Lacruz, Ana Isabel (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2003)
    In this paper we study how the migration movements powers the inequalities in the human capital acquisition among more and less developed regions. To that end, we consider that migration is a familiar decision derived from ...
  • Estimación del Tamaño de la Economía Oculta por Medio de la Demanda de Circulante: Una Revisión de la Metodología con una Ilustración para Argentina 

    Ahumada, Hildegart; Canavese, Alfredo; Canavese, Paula; González Alvaredo, Facundo (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2003)
    The monetary method to measure the size of the shadow economy is based on econometric estimates of the demand for currency. These estimates are used to reckon the currency held by economic agents in excess of the amount ...
  • Determining the Causes of Bank Runs in Argentina during the Crisis of 2001 

    McCandless, George; Gabrielli, María Florencia; Rouillet, María Josefina (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2003)
    We use monthly panel data information on Argentine banks to try to explain the variation in deposits during the 2001 crisis. The variables used are related to the solvency condition of the bank, whether it is public or ...
  • Extreme Value Theory and Value at Risk 

    Fernández, Viviana (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2003)
    Value at Risk (VaR) is a measure of the maximum potential change in value of a portfolio of financial assets with a given probability over a given time horizon. VaR became a key measure of market risk since the Basle ...
  • Beyond Punishment: A Tax Compliance Experiment with Taxpayers in Costa Rica 

    Torgler, Benno (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2003)
    Tax compliance experiments have been conducted with students and have focused on the effects of deterrence on tax compliance. However, important insights can be gained looking at alternative instruments. A main purpose of ...
  • Testing for an Environmental Kuznets Curve in Latin-American Countries 

    Martínez-Zarzoso, Inmaculada; Bengochea-Morancho, Aurelia (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2003)
    This paper presents empirical estimates of Environmental Kuznets Curves for a panel of Latin-American countries over the period 1975-1998. It uses a new econometric technique that allows for more flexible assumptions in a ...

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