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H&M child model's mum says ad 'not racist'

Terry Mango defended the brand, after her son was caught up in a racism row.

A million dangerous tumble dryers still in UK

Faulty tumble dryers which can catch fire are still widely used in the UK, a committee of MPs warns.

House prices: Midlands sees biggest rises

The region saw the biggest price growth in the year to November, with London recording the slowest.

UK inflation rate drops back to 3%

The rate fell from November's six-year high of 3.1% mainly because of the impact of air fares.
 

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The Effect of Violent Crime on the Human Capital Accumulation of Young Adults by Ryan BROWN & Andrea VELÁSQUEZ

This paper estimates the effect of an unprecedented increase of drug-related violence in Mexico on the educational attainment, cognitive ability, time allocation, and employment behavior of young adults between the ages of 14 and 17. The panel nature and the timing of the second (2005) and third wave (2009) of the Mexican Family Life Survey allows for some unique gains in the conflict literature, as we are able to compare pre and post violence outcomes, assess migratory behavioral response, and…See More
Jun 20, 2017
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CÓMO MENTIR CON ESTADÍSTICAS (By Darrel Huff & Irving Geis)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         …See More
May 31, 2017
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DEL SPEECH DE CAMPAÑA A LA REALIDAD ECONÓMICA: LA IMPORTANCIA DE IDENTIFICAR LAS PROPUESTAS DEMAGÓGICAS.

Este primero de junio terminan las campañas electorales para renovar las alcaldías en los 212 municipios del estado de Veracruz.Durante un mes estuvimos expuestos a spots, mítines, recorridos por colonias y propaganda de los diferentes candidatos que nos prometieron resolver los problemas sociales y económicos que sufre el…See More
May 29, 2017
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Modelling Olympic performance Economic briefing paper by PWC

This paper presents analysis on the determinants of past Olympic Games performance and uses this to produce some benchmarks against which performance at the 2016 Olympics Games can be judged. This updates similar analysis we produced around the time of the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.  The following factors were found to be statistically significant in explaining the number of medals won by each country at past Olympic Games: size of economies (measured by GDP at purchasing power…See More
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EL NOMBRE DE LA ROSA (Por Umberto Eco)

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Feb 19, 2016

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The Effect of Violent Crime on the Human Capital Accumulation of Young Adults by Ryan BROWN & Andrea VELÁSQUEZ

This paper estimates the effect of an unprecedented increase of drug-related violence in Mexico on the educational attainment, cognitive ability, time allocation, and employment behavior of young adults between the ages of 14 and 17.

The panel nature and the timing of the second (2005) and third wave (2009) of the Mexican Family Life Survey allows for some unique gains in the conflict literature, as we are able to compare pre and post violence outcomes, assess migratory behavioral…

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Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on June 20, 2017 at 1:09pm

CÓMO MENTIR CON ESTADÍSTICAS (By Darrel Huff & Irving Geis)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   …

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Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on May 31, 2017 at 7:00pm

DEL SPEECH DE CAMPAÑA A LA REALIDAD ECONÓMICA: LA IMPORTANCIA DE IDENTIFICAR LAS PROPUESTAS DEMAGÓGICAS.

Este primero de junio terminan las campañas electorales para renovar las alcaldías en los 212 municipios del estado de Veracruz.

Durante un mes estuvimos expuestos a spots, mítines, recorridos por colonias y propaganda de los diferentes candidatos que nos prometieron resolver los problemas sociales y…

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Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on May 29, 2017 at 7:33pm

THE DEADWEIGHT LOSS OF CHRISTMAS by Joel Waldfogel

When economists comment on holiday gift-giving, it is usually to condone the healthy effect of spending on the macroeconomy. However, an important feature of gift-giving is that consumption choices are made by someone other than the final consumer. A pontentially important microeconomic aspect of gift-giving is that gifts may be mismatched with the recipients´ preferences. This paper gives estimates of the deadweight loss of holiday gift-giving based on surveys given to Yale undergraduates.…

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Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on December 22, 2016 at 4:31pm

Modelling Olympic performance Economic briefing paper by PWC

This paper presents analysis on the determinants of past Olympic Games performance and uses this to produce some benchmarks against which performance at the 2016 Olympics Games can be judged. This updates similar analysis we produced around the time of the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.  The following factors were found to be statistically significant in explaining the number of medals won by each country at…

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Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on August 5, 2016 at 3:06pm

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