Andrés M. Castaño

Andrés M. Castaño
Cornell University | CU · Department of City and Regional Planning

PhD Student, Regional Science

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El objetivo de este capítulo es presentar la realidad de la Región de Antofagasta, desde una perspectiva socio económica, colocando especial énfasis en las características distintivas que esta presenta, en comparación al resto de regiones del país. Para alcanzar este propósito, se hace necesario contextualizar esta realidad. En primer lugar, tenien...
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Changes in the extractive industry since the 1990´s have been considered an opportunity for increasing mining linkages due to the growing externalization and the formation of a more complex organization of the supply chain. Using information from the Chilean input-output tables compiled by the OECD, we analyze whether or not the expected increase i...
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The aim of this study was to estimate the association between rotavirus vaccine (RV) introduction and reduction of all-cause diarrhea death rates among children in five Latin American countries that introduced RV in 2006. Diarrhea mortality data was gathered from 2002 until 2009 from the Pan American Health Organization Mortality Database for five...
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The effect of spatial density of firms on gender wage gap, the case of Chile, 2011.
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3rd RSAmericas and the 5th SOCHER conference, Arica, Chile, 2013
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In this paper, we investigate the effect of the spatial density of firms on gender wage gap. We formalize this relationship using a monopsonistic approach in which women face higher travel costs due to domestic responsibilities. This creates not only bargaining power at the firm level but wage discrimination as well. This bargaining power is reduce...
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This study estimates the economic value of mortality in the Caribbean region by the combination of two methods; potential years of life lost and human capital value of life. According to the obtained results, the potential years of life and the economic valuation for mortality have a generalized decreasing trend. This is mainly explained due to the...
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Existe evidencia de diferencias en el desempeño académico de los estudiantes de acuerdo a la localidad donde se encuentren. Sin embargo, son pocos los estudios que utilizan este factor para explicar las diferencias de desempeño académico en Colombia. Este artículo evalúa el efecto que tiene la localización sobre el desempeño de los estudiantes en C...

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