Seminario:- José Rueda Llano (Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena, Germany)

Abstract: The appeal of the concept of perfectly competitive equilibrium (PCE), to describe the outcome of trade in competitive markets, relies on three assumptions: 1) in the absence of frictions, PCE is the result of the centralized or decentralized interaction of rational agents, 2) whenever the market is out of equilibrium, an adjustment process would…

Seminario 17/20: Fernando Bernstein (Duke University) – A Dynamic Clustering Approach to Data-Driven Assortment Personalization

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Abstract We consider an online retailer facing heterogeneous customers with initially unknown product preferences. Customers are characterized by a diverse set of demographic and transactional attributes. The retailer can personalize the customers’ assortment offerings based on available profile information to maximize cumulative revenue. To that end, the retailer must estimate customer preferences by observing transaction…

Seminario 17/19: Matilde Lafuente (U. Mucia)- La dimensión trabajo en el contexto de la Exclusión Social en España

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En el análisis de la exclusión social, se ha constatado la importancia de la dimensión trabajo. La persistencia del paro, la temporalidad en el empleo o los bajos salarios, inciden de forma importante sobre los niveles de pobreza y exclusión social. En este trabajo se ha recopilado información sobre distintas variables relacionadas con el mercado…

Seminario: -Mª Pilar Martínez García (U. Murcia)- Tourism, environment and growth in an economy with pollution abatement activities

Abstract: In this paper a dynamic model of economic growth, tourism and environment is studied. The model considers tourists in the economy as optimizing agents, interacting with domestic consumers. The number of tourists arriving in the country follows the Tourism Are Life-cycle model with a tourism carrying capacity dependent on environmental quality. Tourism hurts environment and abatement activities have…

Seminario 17/18: M.M. Sánchez de la Vega (U. Murcia) – Estimation of Gross Value Added, Spatial Dependence and Panel Data: Evidence in Municipalities of Region of Murcia Case

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The aim of this work is to propose a statistical methodology in order to estimate the macromagnitud Gross Value Added per capita (GVApc) in the local geographical area. The procedure proposed consists of estimating a panel model which includes Griffith’s spatial filtering (1996, 2000) to capture the spatial dependence in the whole analyzed period. The…