Research

Research Projects

Mar. 2016 – Mar. 2019

Principal Investigator, Research Project “Efficiency and complementarity of transit subsidies, dedicated bus lanes, congestion pricing and other engineering and design measures”. Research grant 1161032, FONDECYT, Chile.

Mar. 2013 – Mar. 2015

Principal Investigator, Research Project “Is road capacity expansion a self-defeating policy? An economic analysis”. Research grant 1130133, FONDECYT, Chile.

2011 to date

Key Researcher at the Millenium Institute “Complex Engineering Systems”. Research Institute funded by Iniciativa Cientifica Milenio, MIDEPLAN, Chile.

Mar. 2009 – Mar. 2011

Principal Investigator, Research Project “Transport Gateways: Analysis of Competition, Regulation And Market Performance”. Research grant 1090187, FONDECYT, Chile.

2008

Principal Investigator, Incentive to International Cooperation Project, “Privatization and Regulation of Airports: Economic Foundations for Public Policy”. Research grant 7080085, FONDECYT, Chile.

Mar. 2007 – Mar. 2009

Principal Investigator, Research Project “Privatization and Regulation of Airports: Economic Foundations for Public Policy”. Research grant 1070711, FONDECYT, Chile.

2007 - 2011

Junior Researcher with the Millenium Institute “Complex Engineering Systems”. Research Institute funded by Iniciativa Cientifica Milenio, MIDEPLAN, Chile.

Sep. 2002 - Mar. 2003

Co-researcher in the project “An interpretative survey of gasoline consumption demand by passenger automobiles: Focus on short and long run price elasticities”. Transport Canada, Policy and Coordination Branch, Economic Analysis Division.

Work in progress

"A Two-Stage Model of R&D with Endogenous Timing in Quantity Competition” (with Pedro Jara-Moroni)

"Tacit Collusion under the choice of Price and Quality"(with Cristián Mansilla)

"Effects of imperfect information on pigouvian taxes with non-atomistic agents: the congested airport case" (with Nicolás Figueroa & Olivia Aravena)

"Frequent Flyer Programs, Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard" (with Fernando Feres & Alfonso Finot)

"Bus corridor delay functions for economic analysis of urban transport policies" (with Cristián Cortés & Jaime Orrego)

"Container port pricing structure: a vertical market model" (with Sergio Jara-Díaz & José Muñoz)

"Monopoly Regulation under Incomplete Information: prices vs. quantities" (with Nicolás Figueroa & Jorge Vásquez)

"Pricing and congestion in transport facilities under public – private competition and vertical integration" (with Rodrigo Nuñez)

"Effects of (output) market power on Pigouvian tolls and permits markets: the case of slot management at congested airports"

"Bidding the Project vs. Bidding the Envelope in Public-Private Partnerships and other Large Public Procurements" (with Tom Ross)

"Seaport Competition and Strategic Investment in Accessibility" (with Yulai Wan & Anming Zhang)