MAURICIO G. VILLENA

Background  

I hold a PhD and an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, England, and an M.A. from Leeds University Business SchoolUniversity of Leeds, England. I also took graduate level courses at the Institute for Advanced StudiesHebrew University of Jerusalem  Israel, and the Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Italy. My main area of interest is applied economics.

Submitted Papers

ViñetaInterdependent Preferences and Endogenous Reciprocity with Rodrigo Harrison & Antonio Carrasco,  Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics [PDF]

Viñeta “The Evolution and Performance of Latin American Business Schools: An Analysis of The AmericaEconomia MBA Ranking” with S. Olavarrieta, M.J. Quinteros & R. Sánchez, Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administración [PDF]


Working Papers

Viñeta “Reciprocity and trust: Personality psychology meets behavioral economics” with R. Guzmán, R. Harrison & N. Abarca [PDF]

ViñetaA Longitudinal Parametric Approach to Estimate Local Government Efficiency with F. Pacheco & R. Sánchez [PDF]


Recent Papers


Viñeta  “Fiscal Sustainability and Cyclically-Adjusted Balance Policy: Methodology and Analysis for Chile” with C. Gamboni & Andrés Tomaselli, Cepal Review, 2018, April [PDF]

Viñeta "Techno-Economic Forecasts of Lithium Nitrates for Thermal Storage Systems" with Macarena Montané, Gustavo Cáceres and Raúl O’Ryan, Sustainability, 2017, 9(5), 810 [PDF].

Viñeta “Credit Constraints in Higher Education in a Context of Unobserved Heterogeneity” with E. Rojas & R. Sánchez, Economics of Education Review, Volume 52, June 2016, Pages 225–250 [PDF].

Viñeta “Unintended Consequences of Childcare Regulation: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design” with E. Rojas & R. Sánchez, Journal of Applied Economics. Volume XIX, No. 1 (May 2016), 1-40. [PDF]

Viñeta Transportation Costs, Agricultural Expansion And Tropical Deforestation with I. Lucich and M.J. Quinteros, Ciencia e Investigación Agraria, 2015, Volume 42, Issue 2 (August), Pages 153-169.[PDF]

Viñeta Innovation and business research in Latin America: An overview with S. Olavarrieta, Journal of Business Research, Volume 67, Issue 4, April 2014, Pages 489-497. [PDF]

ViñetaApplying a Bio-Economic Optimal Control Model to Charcoal Production: The Case of Slash and Burn Agriculture in Mexico with F. Arrocha, Ciencia e Investigación Agraria, 2012, Volume 39, Issue 3 (December), Pages 489-504. [PDF] 

Viñeta Subject-specific performance information can worsen the tragedy of the commons: Experimental evidence with F. Zecchetto, Journal of Economic Psychology, 2011, Volume 32, Issue 3, Pages 330-347. [PDF]

Viñeta Learning and evolution of social norms with R. Harrison, Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning, 2010, ESL Entry: 00633 [PDF] 

Viñeta The Optimal Pricing of Pollution When Enforcement is Costly with J. K. Stranlund and C. Chávez, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management,  2009, Volume 58, Issue 2, Pages 183-191. [PDF]

Viñeta The Choice of Policy Instruments to Control Pollution under Costly Enforcement and Incomplete Information with C. Chávez and J. K. Stranlund, 2009, Journal of Applied Economics, Volume XII, Issue 3 (November), Pages 207-227. [PDF]


In Spanish


  1. Viñeta Eficiencia de los Gobiernos Locales y sus Determinantes: Un análisis de Fronteras Estocásticas en Datos de Panel para Municipalidades Chilenas” with F. Pacheco & R. Sánchez, Estudios de Finanzas Públicas2013, Pages 1-52 [PDF]

  2. ViñetaCostos de Transporte como Límite a la Expansión Agrícola sobre el Bosque Tropical: El Caso del Valle del Río Apurímac-Ene, Peru, with I. Lucich. In Asensio, Eguren and Ruíz, 2012, "Perú: El Problema Agrario en Debate. SEPIA XIV"

  3. Viñeta Valoración Económica de Bienes Ambientales por Beneficiarios Circundantes y No Circundantes with E. Lafuente, 2012, Cuadernos de Economía, Volumen XXXI, Número 56 [PDF] 

  4. ViñetaUna Política Fiscal de Balance Estructural de Segunda Generación para Chile with F. Larraín, R. Costa, R. Cerda and A. Tomaselli, Estudios de Finanzas Públicas2011, Nº18, Pages 1-78 [PDF] 

  5. Viñeta Costos de Cumplimiento de Regulación Ambiental con Información Incompleta: Aplicación a Fuentes Fijas del PCE de Santiago, Chile” with G. Clerger, C. Chávez and W. Gómez. Estudios de Economía, 2009, Volume 36, Issue 2 (December), Pages 165-190. [PDF]

  6. Viñeta Impacto Económico de la Política de Acuerdos de Cielos Abiertos en Chile” (with M. J. Villena and R. Harrison), Revista de Análisis Económico, Volume 23, Issue 1, Pages 107-149, 2008. [PDF]