Seminario 18/03: Adolfo Meisel Roca (Banco de la República de Colombia) – La estatura de los colombianos: Un análisis de los determinantes, 1920-1990.

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Abstract Los indicadores económicos demuestran que en Colombia hubo crecimiento económico de largo plazo durante el siglo XX. La estatura promedio de mujeres y hombres aumentó 0.05% y 0.06% anual, respectivamente, entre 1920 y 1990. Utilizando una base de datos única, los registros de certificados de antecedentes judiciales del antiguo Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad (DAS)…

Seminario 18/02: Jordi Massó (Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona) – Not all majority-based social choice functions are obviously strategy-proof

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Abstract We consider two families of strategy-proof social choice functions based on the majority principle: extended majority voting rules on the universal domain of preferences over two alternatives and generalized median voter schemes on the domain of single-peaked preferences over a finite and linearly ordered set of alternatives. We characterize their respective subclasses of obviously…

Seminario 18/01: Mª Pilar Martínez García (U. Murcia) – Tourism, environment and growth in an economy with pollution abatement activities

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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 17/21:- José Rueda Llano (Friedrich-Schiller University) – Incentive Compatible Price Adjustments in Large Markets

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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: -Pedro Pintassilgo (UAlg)-International Fisheries Agreements: A Game Theoretical Approach

The management of fish stocks harvested by several countries is an important economic and political issue at the international level. It is estimated that the harvests of these fish stocks account for about one third of world marine harvests. The cooperative management of international shared fish stocks, through International Fisheries Agreements, has proven to be…

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…