Los investigadores pertenecientes a la Escuela de economía y Finanzas publican sus documentos de trabajo. Con la publicación de éstos se pretende apoyar la difusión de investigación económica y financiera de alta calidad realizada dentro de la Escuela de Economía y Finanzas de la Universidad EAFIT. Los documentos se constituyen "en material provisional", se publican con el fin de estimular el debate académico. Están dirigidos a expertos, así, los lectores deben tener conocimiento de la economía y finanzas. Las opiniones y posibles errores son responsabilidad única y exclusiva de los autores y no comprometen a la Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, ni a la Universidad EAFIT.

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  • Decent work and healthy employment: a qualitative case study about Colombian millennials 

    Gallo, Oscar; Gonzales Miranda, Diego René; García, Gustavo Adolfo; Roman Calderon, Juan Pablo (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 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 

    Tobón Zapata, Santiago; Gómez, Santiago; Mejía, Daniel (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 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 ...
  • Unconventional Monetary Policy and Inflation in the U.S.: How Much Inflation was Missing? 

    Posada Posada, Carlos Esteban; Torres García, Alejandro; Villca Condori, Alfredo (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 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 Total Factorial Productivity in Colombia at the level of departments and industrial divisions 

    Rivera Arbeláez, Mateo Andrés; Torres Garcia, Alejandro (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 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 ...
  • Do better prisons reduce recidivism? Evidence from a prison construction program 

    Tobón Zapata, Santiago (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 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 ...
  • The Stock Market Reaction to Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from the Banking Industry 

    Lozada, Juan M; Cortés, Lina M.; Velasquez Gaviria, Daniel (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 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 ...
  • Confrontando un modelo DSGE con los datos 

    Villca, Alfredo (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-12-01)
    In this document we try to answer a key question in macroeconomic modeling. How much does a stochastic model of general equilibrium reproduce the data? To answer this question we use three metrics. First, we compare the ...
  • Transición energética en Reino Unido para la integración de fuentes no convencionales de energía y redes inteligentes 

    Garcia Rendon, John Jairo; Arbelaez, Juan Camilo; Botero García, Jesús (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-12-01)
    This paper describes the UK's energy transition to achieve 25% renewable energy generation by 2016 and reduce per capita CO2 emissions from 10,744.1 kg CO2/pc in 1990 to 6,560.2 in 2016. But at the same time, studies are ...
  • Transición energética en España e integración de fuentes de energías no convencionales 

    Garcia Rendon, John Jairo (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-12-01)
    This paper reviews the transition that the Spanish electricity market has had to include non-conventional energy sources. Although in Spain CO2 emissions between 2000 and 2018 have fallen by an average of 4.5 MtCO2/habitant, ...
  • Fuentes renovables no convencionales y redes inteligentes en Brasil y Chile 

    Lopez, Gustavo; Garcia Rendon, John Jairo; Perez, Alex; Arbelaez, Juan Camilo; Chaparro, Silvia (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-12-01)
    This paper presents the advances Brazil and Chile have made in non-conventional renewable energy sources (NCRE) and smart grids. Brazil, like Colombia, is highly dependent on water to generate energy, which has led to ...
  • Integración de fuentes de energías renovables no convencionales y redes inteligentes en Estados Unidos: evidencia para PJM1 

    Echeverri, Dalia Patino; Correa Giraldo, Manuel; John, García Rendón (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-12-01)
    Some of the challenges that have been faced in the North American markets with the inclusion of wind and solar power generation sources, consists in how to deal with the uncertainty and variability that these sources ...
  • Transición energética en Alemania e integración de fuentes de energías no convencionales 

    Botero García, Jesús; Cardona Vásquez, David; García Rendón, John (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-12-01)
    German energy policy has undoubtedly been a worldwide benchmark for renewable energy. With the implementation of the Renewable Energy Sources Act in 2000, 36% of gross electricity consumption in 2018 came from renewable ...
  • Transición energética en Francia para la incorporación de fuentes de energías no convencionales y redes inteligentes 

    Botero García, Jesús; García Rendón, John (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-12-01)
    Despite the fact that the installed capacity in nuclear energy in the French electricity market still represents the highest percentage, 47% in 2017, non-conventional renewable energies resources, wind and solar, already ...
  • Modeling the electricity spot price with switching regime semi-nonparametric distributions 

    Trespalacios, Alfredo; Cortés, Lina M.; Perote, Javier (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-11-22)
    Spot prices of electricity in liberalized markets feature seasonality, mean reversion, random short-term jumps, skewness and highly kurtosis, as a result from the interaction between the supply and demand and the physical ...
  • Determinants of real exchange rate movements in 15 emerging market economies 

    Goda, Thomas; Priewe, Jan (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-10-01)
    Previous work has established that an appreciation of the real exchange rate (REER) con-tributes to premature deindustrialization, less productive investment and dependence on commodity booms and busts in emerging markets ...
  • Saving Rates in Latin America: A Neoclassical Perspective 

    Fernández, Andrés; Ayse, Imrohoro˘glu; Tamayo, Cesar E (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-07-03)
    This paper examines the time path of saving rates between 1970 and 2010 in Chile, Colombia, and Mexico through the lens of the neoclassical growth model. The findings indicate that two factors, the growth rate of TFP and ...
  • Bank Market Power and Firm Finance: Evidence from Bank and Loan Level Data 

    Gomez-Gonzalez, Jose E.; Tamayo, Cesar E.; Valencia, Oscar M. (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-08-29)
    We present new measures of market power for the banking industry in Colombia and estimate their effect on the cost of credit for non-financial firms. Our results suggest that bank competition increased during the 2006-2008 ...
  • El precio spot de la electricidad y la inclusión de energía renovable no convencional: evidencia para Colombia 

    García Rendón, John J; Pérez Libreros, Alex F (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-08-25)
    Energy transition is prevalent nowadays, and Colombia is not an exception to this pheno-menon. Energy coming from non-conventional renewable resources is one main feature of this phenomenon. Therefore, this paper evaluates ...
  • Colombian Economic Growth, Investment and Saving: From 1954 to 2019 and Beyond 

    Posada, Carlos Esteban (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-08-20)
    This paper presents an interpretation of post-1953 Colombian economic growth and a discussion on future outcomes. The interpretation takes the form of a data playback guided by the decentralized equilibrium version of the ...
  • Is there a balloon effect? Coca crops and forced eradication in Colombia 

    Dávalos, Eleonora; Morales, Leonardo Fabio (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2019-07-30)
    One explanation for the increasing number of hectares with coca cultivation is that eradication strategies displace coca crops but fail to completely clear affected areas. In the drug policy literature, that dynamic ...

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