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  • Absolute Income Inequality and Rising House Prices 

    Goda, Thomas; Stewart, Chris; Torres García, Alejandro (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2016-12-01)
    Income inequality and house prices have risen sharply in developed countries during the last three decades. We argue that this co-movement is no coincidence but that inequality has driven up house prices on the grounds ...
  • Commodity Prices Shocks and the Balance Sheet Effect in Latin America 

    Torres García, Alejandro; Wberth Escobar, Laura (Universidad EAFIT; Escuela de Economía y Finanzas, 2018-06-26)
    Emerging market economies(EMEs), particularly the commodity exporterones,are ex- posed to world’s dynamics through different channels. In this paper,we consider the role of (exogenous) commodity prices shocks in explaining ...