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  • Global value chains: a bibliographical review 

    Pérez Ibáñez, Javier (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    During the last thirty years, production of goods and services has undergone a relocation and fragmentation process worldwide. This new phase of productive organization was called global value chains. The studies framed ...
  • Approaches and debates about natural resources, accumulation and territory 

    Gorenstein, Silvia (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    The paper addresses approaches to the current theoretical debate about activities based on the exploitation of natural resources (RRNN) and their role in the territorial accumulation process of the current cycle of capitalism. ...
  • Alternative models to explain the evolution of Spanish public spending 

    Jaén García, Manuel (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    To study the evolution of public spending in Spain during 1964-2016, this article empirically con-trasts different alternative models, with variables from both the supply and demands sides, The usual methodology of unit ...
  • Editorial 

    Londoño Pineda, Abraham (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    The 51st edition of the Semestre Económico journal is composed by seven articles in which topics belonging to the research fields defined in the scope of the journal are presented, such as economic development, regional ...
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    Semestre Económico (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
  • Small farmer s integration strategy in the exporting chain 

    Barrientos Felipa, Pedro (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    Export-oriented agriculture in Peru has significant development, which generates encouraging ex-pectations for economy. In this context, small farmers must be integrated, which is why the article aims to expose what is ...
  • Human scale development of Venezuelan immigrants in San José de Cúcuta 

    Botello Sánchez, Eder Alexander; Ramírez Romero, Ángel David; Flores Rolón, Jorge Andrés (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    The present study determines the differences between living conditions of Venezuelan immigrants in the border city of Cúcuta, Colombia, and their comprehension and vision of development from the approach of the human scale ...
  • Efficiency of forward as an instrument for exchange risk coverage in companies performing foreign trade operations, 2011-2017 

    Díaz Restrepo, Carlos Andrés; Redondo Ramírez, Marlen Isabel (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    This paper evaluates the efficiency of forward contracts derived from the exchange rate of American dollars / Colombian pesos (USD / COP), as a hedging instrument for foreign exchange risk, to which companies that carry ...
  • The concept of elasticity and strategies for teaching it in introductory courses of economics 

    Gómez López, Luis Francisco (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    This article presents a geometric and algebraical approach to teach the concept of elasticity for undergraduate students with different levels of knowledge in mathematics and pointing out why it is necessary to introduce ...
  • Financialization of agricultural commodities and agribusiness economics in Brazil: notes on its implications for the rise of land conflicts 

    Michelotti, Fernando; Siqueira, Hipólita (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    The articulation between commodities financialization and the global race for lands is an essential object of reflection in the contemporary debate. These movements have been associated with multiple processes ranging from ...
  • Urban land and real estate dynamics. Elements for a critical interpretation in Brazil 

    Santos Melazzo, Everaldo (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    The article discusses urban land markets in the face of conditions and mechanisms of real estate dynamics, a condition for understanding the multiple roles that urban land plays in Brazil: an instrument of political and ...
  • Regional deconcentration of industry in Brazil: reasons to celebrate? 

    Monteiro Neto, Aristides; De Oliveira Silva, Raphael (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    The article analyzes the deconcentration of the industry and its implications in the national territory between 1996 and 2015 and uses a set of indicators, such as rate of industrial transformation (RIT), industry productivity ...
  • Editorial 

    Brandão, Carlos Antônio; Siqueira, Hipólita (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    This special edition of Semestre Económico presents eight articles from Brazilian researchers, which help to trace a broad perspective about the economy of this country within the last twenty years. The papers gathered ...
  • Reviewers 

    Semestre Económico (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
  • Theoretical mediations for the analysis of the financialization of space production in Latin America 

    Pimentel De Oliveira, Fabio Lucas (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    The article aims to establish dialogical connections between the abstract-theoretical and the concrete-historical planes of the regional and urban manifestations of the financialization process in the capitalist periphery. ...
  • Brazilian economy at the beginning of the 21st century: deceleration, crisis, and de-industrialization (2000-2017) 

    Pereira Sampaio, Daniel (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    This article aims at discussing the hypothesis of absolute de-industrialization in Brazil, mainly from the second decade of the 21st century, when the country entered a cycle of deceleration and, subsequently, an economic ...
  • Particularities of the Brazilian peripheral capitalism and its recent neoliberalization waves (1995-2018) 

    Brandão, Carlos Antônio; De Souza, Marcos Barcellos (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    This work aims at discussing the interpretations that analyze and compare the different approaches of the capitalist system in the 21st century by emphasizing the specific case of peripheral capitalism. We defend the ...
  • Neoliberalization of infrastructure: regulatory changes and configuration of the Brazilian electric sector (1990-2018) 

    Werner, Deborah (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    The article aims to analyze the rounds of neoliberalization and the configuration of the Brazilian electric sector, resulting from the sectoral reforms of the decades of 1990 and, besides the proposal of privatization of ...
  • Exports and regional development: a balance of the Kandir Law for Rio de Janeiro, Paraná and Minas Gerais 

    Dias Da Silva, Robson; Mello Gonçalves, Gabriela (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Derecho, 2019-11-06)
    The study presents one of the most intense debates in the regional studies of the Brazilian economy: the effects of the Kandir law on the tax collection of the producer states of primary products destined for the world ...
  • Analysis of government instruments for public policy: communal action boards in Medellin 

    Cano Torres, Dany Yilbán (Universidad de MedellínFacultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas, 2019-09-30)
    This paper analyses government instruments for intervening community organizations to study public policy implementation mechanisms mentioned in the 28th municipal agreement of 2014. From such document and based on ...

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