PUBLICATIONS

Social assistance programs and implicit taxes on the income of destitute and poor households: The case of Chile between 1990 and 2009

2012 | PUBLICATIONS, WORKING PAPERS
Programas de asistencia social e impuestos a los ingresos indigentes y pobres: el caso de Chile entre 1990 y 2009. Ricardo Guzmán, Rodrigo Troncoso, 2012. ABSTRACT Social assistance programs that include ...

The economics of social stratification in premodern societies

2012 | PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS
Robert Rowthorn, Ricardo Andrés Guzmán and Carlos Rodríguez-Sickert. Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 2011. ABSTRACT We present a microeconomic model of social strati…cation, which includes an endogenous fertility component. In ...

Diversity emerging: from competitive exclusion to neutral coexistence in ecosystems

2011 | PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS
Juan E. Keymer, Miguel Angel Fuentes and Pablo A. Marquet. Theoretical Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s12080-011-0138-9, 2011. ABSTRACT In this communication, we present a unifying framework to understand the emergence and ...

Beneficial effects of human altruism

2011 | PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS
Mariana Lozada, Paola D'Adamo and Miguel Angel Fuentes. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 289, 12–16, 2011. ABSTRACT In this work we review converging evidence from several lines of research which ...

Non-gaussian price dynamics

2011 | BOOK CHAPTERS, PUBLICATIONS
Miguel A. Fuentes,  Austin Gerig and Javier Vicente. Non-Gaussian Price Dynamics and Implications for Option Pricing, in Derivative Securities Pricing and Modeling: Contemporary Studies in Economics and Financial Analysis. Volume 94. ...

Navigating transformations in governance of Chilean marine coastal resources

2010 | PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS
Stefan Gelcich, Terry P. Hughesb, Per Olsson, Carl Folke, Omar Defeo, Miriam Fernández, Simon Foale, Lance H. Gunderson, Carlos Rodríguez-Sickert, Marten Schefferi, Robert S. Steneckj, and Juan ...

The Neolithic Revolution from a price-theoretic perspective

2010 | PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS
Ricardo Andrés Guzmán and Jacob Weisdorf.  Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 96, N°2, pp. 209-219, 2011. ABSTRACT The adoption of agriculture during the Neolithic period triggered the first demographic ...

Product variety and the demographic transition

2009 | PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS
Ricardo Andrés Guzmán and Jacob Weisdorf. Economics Letters, Vol. 107, N°1, pp. 74–76, 2010. ABSTRACT Why does the rate of population growth decline in the face of economic growth? ...

Universal Behavior of Extreme Price Movements in Stock Markets

2009 | PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS
Miguel A. Fuentes, Austin Gerig and Javier Vicente. PLoS ONE, 4, 12, e8243, 2009. ABSTRACT Many studies assume stock prices follow a random process known as geometric Brownian motion. ...

Theories of evolution of cooperative behaviour: A critical Survey plus some new results

2009 | PUBLICATIONS, WORKING PAPERS
Robert E. Rowthorn, Ricardo A. Guzmán, Carlos Rodríguez-Sickert,  2009. ABSTRACT In this paper we survey the various theories of gratuitous cooperation (in favour of non-relatives and without repeated interaction), and ...

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