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MWC 2017: LG G6 phone wants to run two apps at once

LG's latest flagship phone is designed to run two apps simultaneously on its elongated screen but abandons the firm's previous modular ambitions.

MWC 2017: Blackberry revives classic keyboard phone

Chinese phone-maker TCL hopes to revive the brand and its physical keyboard phones.

How do you move an oil platform from China to the UK?

A semi-submersible ship is carrying an oil platform from China to the North Sea off the UK.

Will a twelve-sided one pound coin beat the fakers?

Will the UK's new twelve-sided one pound coin beat the fakers?

Lesotho's 'pilot' fruit and flower farm

As part of a World Bank pilot programme, smallholders in Lesotho have been offered a stake in a commercial venture.
 

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Román Culebro Martínez posted a blog post

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. I…See More
Dec 22, 2016
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Nov 5, 2016
Román Culebro Martínez posted a blog post

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
Aug 5, 2016
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Jul 27, 2016
Román Culebro Martínez posted a blog post

EL NOMBRE DE LA ROSA (Por Umberto Eco)

Para tener acceso al libro darle clic aquí --> nombre_de_la_rosa.pdfSee More
Feb 19, 2016
Román Culebro Martínez posted a blog post

ECONOMICS OF SAINTHOOD (By Barro et.al.)

"Our goal is to apply economic reasoning to understand the Church’s choices on numbers and characteristics of saints, gauged by location and socioeconomic attributes of the persons designated as blessed. (...) In the present study, we analyze determinants of rates of canonization and beatification and how these rates varied by pope, including an impact from the cumulated stock of beatifieds who have not yet been canonized. We plan to investigate how the probability of being chosen depends on…See More
Feb 9, 2016
Román Culebro Martínez posted a blog post

LO INÚTIL DE LA LUCHA ACTUAL CONTRA EL NARCOTRÁFICO

El pasado sábado 11 de julio Joaquín El Chapo Guzmán, líder del Cártel de Sinaloa, escapó por segunda vez de un penal de alta seguridad en el que se encontraba recluido desde febrero del año pasado.La fuga del capo mexicano más poderoso abre nuevamente el debate acerca de la eficiencia de la estrategia que sigue el gobierno de…See More
Jul 20, 2015
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PROMESAS Y POPULISMO

Nos encontramos ya en la recta final de este proceso electoral que empezó el 5 de abril y desde entonces hemos estado expuestos a una serie de spots y de propaganda de cada uno de los partidos y candidatos en los que cada uno de ellos promete soluciones a diferentes problemas sociales y económicos como el desempleo, la…See More
Jun 3, 2015

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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

APA Sexta Edición

Para acceder al manual de APA darle click aquí:

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Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on July 27, 2016 at 6:50pm

ESTADISTICA CON EXCEL

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Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on July 27, 2016 at 5:59pm

EL NOMBRE DE LA ROSA (Por Umberto Eco)

Para tener acceso al libro darle clic aquí --> nombre_de_la_rosa.pdf

Posted by Román Culebro Martínez on February 19, 2016 at 11:13pm

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