José Alberto Lara-Pulido

José Alberto Lara-Pulido
Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México · Transdisciplinary Center for Sustainability (Centrus)

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The Iztaccíhuatl-Popocatépetl National Park is a remnant of high-mountain conifer forests and grasslands that provides ecosystem services to Mexico City. This research assesses the impact of constructing ditches, through modeling infiltration, soil erosion, and carbon sequestration with the hydrological model SWAT, based on soil information (bulk d...
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The impact of natural disasters on price fluctuations in the real estate market has become an increasingly important field of study since the climate crisis is driving the sustained growth of expected risk in property buying. In Mexico City, for historical, geological, and soil reasons, earthquake damage is one of the most alarming risks perceived...
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Commuting is expensive in megacities of emerging economies. By decreasing work-related trips, teleworking may reduce congestion and commuting time. Taking Mexico City’s office workers’ as case study, this paper reports findings from a discrete choice experiment (DCE) exploring willingness to see a cut in monthly paycheck in exchange for teleworking...
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This paper examines the role of Natural Protected Areas (NPAs) as a source of economic spillovers for mass tourism destinations in Mexico. An econometric model was used to explain the number of booked rooms in tourism destinations as a function of proximity to NPAs, controlling for destination characteristics. A conservative estimate suggests that...
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Se lleva a cabo un análisis de agrupamiento espacial para identificar patrones espaciales y caracterizar los efectos de la letalidad por COVID-19 en México. Se explica en un nivel municipal las similitudes y diferencias en la tasa de letalidad acumulada del 22 de abril al 6 de agosto de 2020 en relación con el perfil demográfico de la población, fa...
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Este trabajo pretende abrir un diálogo sobre las experiencias de inter y transdisciplina al interior de los programas formativos de la Universidad Iberoamericana (Ibero). El proceso de construcción se realizó a partir de una revisión teórica y conceptual, así como de la aplicación de herramientas mixtas que recogen las experiencias y perspectivas d...
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The effects of the pollination service provided by the natural areas adjacent to avocado crop areas in Michoacan, Mexico, were estimated. The effect is estimated by measuring the change in avocado crop productivity as the abundance of pollinators coming from neighboring natural areas changes. Pollinators’ abundance is approximated through an index...
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The effects of the pollination service provided by the natural areas adjacent to avocado crop areas in Michoacan, Mexico, were estimated. The effect is estimated by measuring the change in avocado crop productivity as the abundance of pollinators coming from neighboring natural areas changes. Pollinators’ abundance is approximated through an index...
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Tourism to Cozumel Island generates USD 762 million annually in local economic activity, and 111 visitors stay in local hotels for each inhabitant. The island’s coast is its principal attraction, yet water quality and reef health are threatened. This paper studies the link between the local economy and management of Arrecifes de Cozumel National Pa...
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To foster the implementation of Mexico’s adaptation component of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) under the Paris Agreement, both its nationwide payment for ecosystem services (PES) program and its National Strategy for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (ENAREDD+) are regarded by the Ministry of Environment a...
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Teleworking from home during the COVID-19 pandemic has faced challenges specific to cities of emerging economies-e.g. lack of access to internet. This paper points out that these challenges may be overcome if teleworking is performed from a shared office located within reasonable commuting time from a worker's home. In November and December 2019, a...
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Este trabajo examina la relación entre la accesibilidad de una vivienda con su entorno y su precio. A partir de un modelo de precios hedónicos se analiza el valor que le asignan las personas a tener accesibilidad a elementos de su entorno como equipamientos y redes de transporte. Los resultados indican que las personas valoran más habitar en lugare...
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This paper provides a comprehensive review of the literature on the economic values for ecosystem goods and services in Mexico. We analyzed 106 studies that estimated an economic value for any given environmental good or service in the country. In total, we coded and classified 352 values according to the Common International Classification of Ecos...
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This paper examines the relationship between the price of dwellings and their accessibility to their surroundings. Based on a hedonic price model, we analyze the value that people assign to having access to elements of their environment such as social infrastructure and transport networks. The results indicate that people prefer living in connected...
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Resumen La Zona Metropolitana del Valle de México (ZMVM) ha experimentado una expansión no proporcional al crecimiento poblacional. Entre otras modalidades de poblamiento, la construcción de grandes conjuntos habitacionales periféricos propicia esa expansión, imponiendo costos individuales y sociales. Se revisan aquí las características de la expan...
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Government based Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) have been criticized for not maximizing environmental effectiveness through appropriate targeting, while instead prioritizing social side-objectives. In Mexico, existing literature on how the Payments for Ecosystem Services-Hydrological program (PSA-H) has targeted deforestation and forest degr...
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ResumenIntroducción: Los impactos de la escasez y contaminación del agua afectan a grandes sectores de la población, pero inciden de manera desproporcionada en los sectores de menores ingresos. La relación agua - pobreza es de la mayor importancia tanto desde el punto de vista de salud pública como el de equidad social. El presente trabajo estudia...
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La investigación analiza las elecciones respecto al modo de transporte. A partir de una encuesta realizada en más de diez mil hogares de diez países miembros de la OCDE, se plantea un modelo econométrico para conocer los factores que determinan las decisiones de transporte de las personas. Se encuentra que las características sociodemográficas y es...
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In this article we describe a case study of policy challenges for the implementation of a public policy which generates social, economic and environmental benefits simultaneously and thus achieving climate change mitigation. Specifically, we analyze the creation of the National Energy Efficiency Project for Municipal Street Lighting in Mexico. We p...
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In this article we describe a case study of policy challenges for the implementation of a public policy which generates social, economic and environmental benefits simultaneously and thus achieving climate change mitigation. Specifically, we analyze the creation of the National Energy Efficiency Project for Municipal Street Lighting in Mexico. We p...
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Introducción: Los impactos de la escasez y contaminación del agua afectan a grandes sectores de la población, pero inciden de manera desproporcionada en los sectores de menores ingresos. El acceso al agua ha sido reconocido como un derecho fundamental para una vida digna por las Naciones Unidas (UN, 2010), por lo que si el Estado no pone los medios...
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This paper describes the situation of water resources in Mexico in terms of scarcity, inequality and pollution, and explains how water management has changed in the country through time, responding to international best practices and to intentions to overcome difficulties. The paper tries to show that despite recent policy efforts implemented in or...
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La Comisión Nacional Forestal (Conafor) es el órgano en­ cargado de conducir la política forestal de México. Actual­ mente, la Conafor opera Programas públicos orientados hacia dos objetivos generales: la conservación y restauración de las áreas forestales y el desarrollo forestal. Tres de los principales instrumentos de política mediante los cuale...
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La investigación analiza las elecciones respecto al modo de transporte. A partir de una encuesta realizada en más de diez mil hogares de diez países miembros de la OCDE, se plantea un modelo econométrico para conocer los factores que determinan las decisiones de transporte de las personas. Se encuentra que las características sociodemográficas y es...
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Los impactos de la escasez y contaminación del agua afectan a grandes sectores de la población, pero inciden de manera desproporcionada en los pobres. La relación agua-pobreza es de la mayor importancia desde el punto de vista de salud pública y equidad social. Analizar la relación que existe entre la pobreza y la problemática del agua es una tarea...
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Cada día hay mayor certeza respecto a que el cambio climático está incrementando la frecuencia e intensidad de los desastres naturales, mismos que a su vez representan elevados costos sociales y económicos. Para poner las cosas en perspectiva, en el periodo comprendido entre 1990 y 1999 los costos totales causados por los desastres naturales supera...

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