El Centro de Investigaciones Económicas y Financieras surge de la necesidad de contribuir al desarrollo del país a partir de la academia y busca fomentar la calidad y la cantidad de investigación en economía y finanzas de la Universidad. Es de interés del centro que la producción científica tenga la rigurosidad académica necesaria y se constituya en un insumo para la toma de decisiones por parte de hacedores de política (policy makers), sector privado, la sociedad civil y las agencias de desarrollo entre otros.

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  • Modelización de la demanda de energía eléctrica: más allá de la normalidad 

    Rendón, Juan F.; Trespalacios, Alfredo; Cortés, Lina M.; Villada, Hernán D. (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-06-04)
    The main characteristic that differentiates electricity markets from other markets corresponds to the need to produce energy at the same time it is consumed, to such an extent that in real time the systems must maintain ...
  • Uncertainty in Electricity Markets from a seminonparametric Approach 

    Trespalacios, Alfredo; Cortés, Lina M.; Perote, Javier (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-06-04)
    The spot price of electricity is highly skewed and heavy-tailed, as a result of the interaction of different variables that affect that market. Such characteristics impact the design of power plants with different ...
  • Concentración bancaria, competencia y estabilidad financiera en Colombia 

    Castaño, Juan David; Torres, Alejandro (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-02-28)
    The recent increase in concentration levels and the regulation of financial systems around the world has revived the debate on the relationship between banking concentration, market competition and financial stability. In ...
  • Firm size and concentration inequality: A flexible extension of Gibrat’s law 

    Cortés, Lina; Lozada, Juan; Perote, Javier (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-03-06)
    The study assesses the performance of the lognormal distribution (Gibrat, 1931) compared with its generalization in terms of a semi-nonparametric (SNP) expansion, the log-SNP distribution, for determining economic ...
  • Law abiding diplomats: Evidence from diplomatic parking tickets in Washington D.C. 

    Alvarez Franco, Pilar (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-01-23)
    Why people conform to social norms? Answering this question has important implications for economic development and institutional reforms. Posner (2000a, p. 3) argue that law and economics have no compelling answers. In ...

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