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This paper exploits individual-level data before the implementation of a national policy to understand the factors driving avoidance of plastic consumption and explore potential inconsistencies…

26 January 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

Air pollution in urban areas is one of the most severe environmental problems facing developing and transition economies. In Chile, many cities exceed the World Health Organization's norms for ambient…

7 December 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

Aquaculture has become a key activity for coastal development. Despite of positive impacts on employment, it is questioned by its potential negative effects. This paper analyses the motivations of a…

9 September 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

Seaweed harvest has denuded many areas of the sea floor, threatening marine ecosystems and the livelihood of coastal communities. Recently, small operators have begun to cultivate seaweed. This paper…

12 July 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

Small-scale agriculture is one of the fundamental economic sectors in Chile. An increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather events due to climate change suggest a higher weather risk for the…

4 March 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

Since the public assessment of political leadership is more evident during crisis events, natural disasters have become a plausible explanation for electoral outcomes and public support. This imposes…

12 March 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

It is well known that natural disasters have a significant effect on material well-being. The purpose of this study is to explore the effect of natural disasters on the individual life satisfaction…

4 November 2020 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

Local governments intend to offer a better quality of life; so, their targeting of spending and ability to generate income are relevant. This research uses data from a panel of 93 Chilean cities…

16 January 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

To evaluate the management of Chilean universities in terms of their role as knowledge generators, the DEA methodology was applied to a subset of universities. Next, a fractional probit model was…

7 September 2020 | Peer Reviewed | Chile

The polluting of marine ecosystems with plastics is both a global and a local problem with potentially severe consequences for wildlife, economic activity, and human health. It is a problem that…

2 May 2020 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa, India, Chile, Vietnam, Sweden, Tanzania, Central America