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Cognitive Skills, Schooling Attainment, and Schooling Resources: What Drives Economic Growth?
This paper presents evidence that students’ test scores at ages 9 to 15 are not a good proxy for a nation’s stock of human capital. Across countries test scores rise with increases in human capital up to $40,000/adult ...
El poder de mercado bajo el nuevo diseño del Pool eléctrico Español
During 2006 and 2007, by means of the Royal Decree Law 3/2006, the Royal Decree 1634/2006 and the Order ITC/400/2007, several changes were introduced in the running of the wholesale electricity market in Spain. One of the ...
Modelos de elección discreta: una aplicación a la demanda por cupos universitarios en Colombia.
This article makes a quantitative characterization of high school graduates from intermediate cities and their demand for university places. Specifically speaking, the results show that the number of programs offered by ...
¿Realidad o sofisma? Poniendo a prueba el análisis técnico en las acciones colombianas
(Universidad EAFIT, 2009-06-06)
As posed by the weak version of market efficiency, the empirical evidence of this paper shows that is not possible to obtain significant and statistically robust economic benefits when trading on ten technical rules ...
Actividad bursátil en los mercados accionarios colombianos: Determinantes y evolución 1997 - 2007
(Universidad EAFIT, 2009-09-18)
We present evidence of the important improvement of the Colombian stock market in terms of trading activity in the last ten years. Indeed, the merger of the former three stock exchanges (Bogota, Medellín and Cali) into ...
Reacción de los mercados accionarios latinoamericanos a los anuncios macroeconómicos
(Universidad EAFIT, 2009-07-15)
This paper shows empirical evidence of the effect of macroeconomic announcements (inflation and GDP) on returns, volatility and trading activity for the stock markets of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, ...
La escuela austriaca de economía: Una nota introductoria
(Universidad EAFIT, 2009-10-20)
The Austrian School of Economic Thought has its roots in the work of Carl Menger (1840-1921), who developed the basic principles of marginal analysis in order to explain, from a subjective perspective, the value of goods. ...
¿Es la coyuntura económica un resultado de las expectativas empresariales? Análisis de la EOIC 1990-2008
(Universidad EAFIT, 2009-07-27)
Since the appearance of rational expectations theory, the analysis of the predictions of economic agents has become a very important issue in recent economic theories. In this paper Granger, Sims and Toda and Yamamoto ...
Empresarios, Crecimiento económico, mercado de trabajo y capitales. Una visión empírica de Antioquia en el período 1994-2006,
(Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, 2009)