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Capital budgeting models based on constrained profit maximizing and non-profit maximizing behavior
Although economic literature traditionally assumes maximization of total profits to be the only goal of the firm, recently some alternative entrepreneurial motivations have received much attention. Nevertheless, in the ...
Productivity and measurement issues: An application to Brazilian agriculture
This dissertation examines measurement problems caused by imperfect data and productivity issues in a microeconometric framework. The empirical work is done on a panel of 384 farmers in the Zona da Mata region of Minas ...
On the dynamic decision to participate in crime
Our research examines the decision to participate in crime using a dynamic model of individual choice under uncertainty. The motivation for studying this decision in a dynamic framework is twofold. First, it allows us to ...