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The article titled “Domestic Tourism in Uruguay:a matrix approach” was published

08/2016

The article titled “Domestic Tourism in Uruguay:a matrix approach” was published written by Magdalena Dominguez was published in Pasos, journal of tourism and cultural heritage. That document was based on the Final Report of a Research Initiation Grant provided by ANII and guided by Bibiana Lanzilotta. Link: http://www.pasosonline.org/Publicados/14416/PASOS49.pdf Abstract: In this paper domestic tourism in Uruguay is analyzed by introducing an Origin-Destination matrix approach, and an attraction coefficient is calculated. We show that Montevideo is an attractive destination but to itself (even if it emits more trips than it receives), and the…

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The article “Assessing the Impacts of a Major Tax Reform: a CGE-microsimulation analysis for Uruguay” written by Cecilia Llambí, Silvia Laens and Marcelo Perera, has been published in the International Journal of Microsimulation

07/2016

Volume 9[1]: http://microsimulation.org/ijm/issues/volume-91-spring-2016/ ABSTRACT: In 2007, a major tax reform was put into place in Uruguay with the explicit goals of promoting both greater efficiency and equity in the tax system. Overall, the reform substantially increased direct income taxes by establishing higher and rising marginal rates; lowered indirect taxation; reduced the corporate tax; harmonized employer contributions to social security across sectors and eliminated some highly distortionary taxes. We assess the joint effects of these changes on macroeconomic and labor outcomes, poverty and inequality using a top-down static CGE microsimulation approach….

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Publication in Resources Policy

07/2016

The article “Large-scale Mining in a Small Developing Country: Macroeconomic Impacts of Revenue Allocation Policies” has been accepted for publication in Resources Policy, an international journal devoted to minerals policy and economics. Marcelo Perera and Flavia Rovira (by Cinve) jointly with Cecilia Llambí and Carmen Estrades are the co-authors of this article.

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Diego Aboal will participante Gender Summit 8 North & Latin America 2016

04/2016

Diego Aboal will participante as a presenter in the Gender Summit 8 in México City. https://gender-summit.com/gs8-about

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New article published by Diego Aboal

02/2016

Diego Aboal has published the paper “Service Innovation in Developing Economies: Evidence from Latin America and the Caribbean” in the Journal of Development Studies (joint with Luis Rubalcaba and Paula Garda). http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00220388.2015.1093118

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Advanced Quantitaive Methods certificate

02/2016

The program aims to train participants in the use of techniques for the analysis of variables and complex situations either within the company or from a macroeconomic point of view. A specific objective to note is that the participant is looking to train in the use of computer routines and procedures available for the practical application of statistical and econometric techniques The Certificate of Specialization in Quantitative Methods is offered in two orientations i) economy and ii) finance. It has been designed to provide practical tools, mathematical and statistical techniques,…

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