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Homer: A Forerunner of Neoclassical Economics
(Universidad EAFIT, 2012-05-01)
Homer clearly expressed the economic problem of choosing the best option among several alternatives given a certain set of restrictions. In the Odyssey he specifically wrote about the minimum cost choice. This kind of ...
Efectos del cargo por confiabilidad sobre el precio spot de la energía eléctrica en Colombia
(Universidad EAFIT, 2015-01-01)
This paper considers the effect of electricity generation reliability on the spot price of the electricity market in Colombia, a mechanism implemented in 2006 to encourage existing generators or new investors to increase ...
La Relación Virtuosa de la Seguridad y la Inversión Extranjera Directa en Colombia (1994–2013)
(Universidad EAFIT, 2015-07-15)
Evidence that Capital Formation is Over-Estimated in ICP 2011
(Universidad EAFIT, 2015-07-22)
Using the ICP 2011’s cross-country data on input prices and project cost shares, I show that the construction prices in ICP 2011 are substantially underestimated in low and middle income countries. As a consequence, the ...
The weighted average cost of capital over the lifecycle of the firm: is the overinvestment problem of mature firms intensified by a higher WACC?
(Universidad EAFIT, 2016-01-18)
Firm lifecycle theory predicts that the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) will tend to fall over the lifecycle of the firm (Mueller, 2003, p. 80-81). However, given that previous research finds that corporate governance ...
Optimización de parámetros y de valores de inicio para el modelo de Holt basado en señales de rastreo
(Revista EIA, 2010-12)
Time series models are quantitative techniques commonly used to forecast the behavior of variables -- These models include the exponential smoothing with trend or Holt model that requires the definition of the smoothing ...
Heuristic to allocate intermediate buffer storage capacities in a production line subject to machine breakdowns
(Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), 2013-05-03)
Development of lectures on computer tools for postgraduate studies in design engineering oriented to Colombian industry needs
The impact of computer tools in how products are being designed has become an important point in implementing new technologies at industrial level -- Moreover,in a developing country, the implementation of new technologies ...
Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions on Shareholder Wealth: Event Study for Latin American Airlines
(Universidad EAFIT, 2015-01-01)
This study analyzes the effectof changes in corporate controlon the way shareholdersbenefit from the announcements of selling and buying airlines, thus contributing to the literature on mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in ...
Estimación del precio marginal del sistema eléctrico colombiano: una mirada desde la organización industrial
(Universidad EAFIT, 2014-03-01)
This paper has two important goals. The first one is to build a Cournot model that illustrate the strategic behavior of the leader energy generators of the Colombian energy market, using the spot price as a strategic ...