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Natural resource-seeking FDI inflows and current account deficits in commodity-producing developing economies
(Universidad EAFIT, 2017-01-24)
Natural resource-seeking foreign direct investment (FDI) rose substantially during the last two decades as global commodity prices soared. This type of FDI typically is expected to improve the current accounts of recipient ...
Mission Power and Firm Financial Performance
(Universidad EAFIT, 2017-02-23)
We estimate the effect from mission statement on firm financial performance in a sample of Colombian companies. The mission power, a latent variable defined by using tools from word content analysis, is included in a ...
Efectos de mecanismos institucionales en el precio de la vivienda nueva en Medellín
(Universidad EAFIT, 2017-03-01)
We investigate the mechanisms by which public policy affects the price of new housing in Medellin, Colombia. Using a vector autoregressive structural model we show that shocks to the real cost of credit (UVR) have a highly ...
Evaluating classroom innovations for motivation and learning: Principles of microeconomics specific course case
(Universidad EAFIT, 2017-09-21)
The objective of this research is piloting and evaluating the introduction of teaching innovations for better learning in a general microeconomics course for undergraduate students. The assessment is based on the Self ...
The Determinants of Systematic Risk: A Firm Lifecycle Perspective
(Universidad EAFIT, 2016-12-12)
This paper investigates how of systematic risk varies over the lifecycle of the firm. If market equity beta is determined by firm characteristics as the literature on the determinants of systematic risk holds, and if those ...
Measuring firm size distribution with semi-nonparametric densities
(Universidad EAFIT, 2017-01-16)
In this article, we propose a new methodology based on a (log) semi-nonparametric (log- SNP) distribution that nests the lognormal and enables better fits in the upper tail of the distribution through the introduction of ...
Efectos diferenciales de la tasa de cambio real sobre el comercio internacional en Colombia
(Universidad EAFIT, 2017-06-01)
During the 2006-2013 period, Colombia experienced on the strongest appreciations in the world. During this same period, the volume of manufacturing exports fell nearly 50%, while the volume if imports rose in the same ...
Análisis Espacial de la Informalidad Laboral a Nivel Intra-urbano
(Universidad EAFIT, 2018)
In this paper, we study the spatial dimension of labor informality at the intra-urban level. By using data for the city of Medellín (Colombia) as a case study, we analyze the spatial dimension of informality and estimating ...
Efectos de reducir el impuesto a la ganancia (equilibrio parcial versus equilibrio general)
(Universidad EAFIT, 2018-09-04)
This document presents a set of estimates on the effects of reducing the rate of income tax on enterprises in the Colombian case. The estimate made under a partial equilibrium scheme generates different and less reliable ...
El alcohol en el presupuesto familiar: incidencia del poder adquisitivo y de la composición demográfica de los hogares
(Universidad EAFIT, 2014-12-15)