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Decent work and healthy employment: a qualitative case study about Colombian millennials
(Universidad EAFIT, 2020-04-04)
The purpose of this paper is to show how a group of Colombian millennials perceive different aspects of working life and how their ideas about job satisfaction, professional expectations, and levels of autonomy are related ...
The Deterrent Effect of Surveillance Cameras on Crime
(Universidad EAFIT, 2020-03-20)
From the US to Colombia to China, millions of public surveillance cameras are at the core of crime prevention strategies. Yet, we know little about the effects of surveillance cameras on criminal behavior, especially in ...
The Effect of Temperature on the Spread of the Coronavirus in the U.S.
(Universidad EAFIT, 2020-04-11)
I investigate whether the cross-sectional data on cumulative (symptomatic) cases of coronavirus in the 48 contiguous states of the U.S. at the end of March 2020 provide any evidence that the rate of transmission of the ...
An estimate of Total Factorial Productivity in Colombia at the level of departments and industrial divisions
(Universidad EAFIT, 2020-03-11)
In this paper, we estimate the Total Factor Productivity (TFP) for 11 departments and 20 industrial divisions in Colombia during the period 2012-2016. To this end, we employ a semiparametric method proposed by Levinsohn ...
Unconventional Monetary Policy and Inflation in the U.S.: How Much Inflation was Missing?
(Universidad EAFIT, 2020-03-12)
The U.S. inflation rate for the period 2008-2016 was abnormally low despite the execution of a high expansive monetary policy, which has been called “the missing inflation paradox”. In this paper we estimate the missing ...
An Estimate of Unidentified and Total U.S. Coronavirus Cases by State on April 21, 2020
(Universidad EAFIT, 2020-04-23)
I use data on cumulative tests, positive tests, and deaths for the coronavirus in South Korea and the U.S. lower-48 states during April 2020 to estimate the extent of infection and the unidentified share of the infected ...
The Stock Market Reaction to Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from the Banking Industry
(Universidad EAFIT, 2020-02-19)
Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are mainly a mechanism used in the Latin American banking industry to carry out business consolidation. This paper focuses on the effect of M&A announcements on stocks of Latin American banks ...
Do better prisons reduce recidivism? Evidence from a prison construction program
(Universidad EAFIT, 2020-02-26)
From the US to Colombia, from India to Uganda, many inmates suffer from underprovision of services such as surveillance or rehabilitation in overcrowded prisons. Yet, we know little about how prison quality affects long-term ...
Mexico’s Finance-Growth Nexus with Trade Openness, FDI and Portfolio Investment: Evidence from VECM Cointegration AnalysisEl nexo del crecimiento financiero de México con la apertura comercial, la IED y la inversión de cartera: Evidencias del análisis de cointegración del modelo de corrección de errores vectoriales (VECM)
(Universidad EAFIT, 2020-02-28)