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Prevenir y calcular una estimacion de los costos de la violencia homicida en Colombia

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  • Adriana Villamarin Garcia

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    Este trabajo estima los costos en términos de pérdida de bienestar asociados con el aumento de la mortalidad generado por la violencia homicida en Colombia en el período 1990-2005. Para ellos se emplea el enfoque de valoración de la vida, teniendo en cuenta la distribución heterogénea de los homicidios. Se encuentra que la pérdida de bienestar equivale a 7,3% del PIB real de 2005 y afecta de manera desproporcionada a la población masculina joven de los departamentos de Antioquia, Bogotá y Valle del Cauca.

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    Paper provided by CERAC -CENTRO DE RECURSOS PARA EL ANÁLISIS DE CONFLICTOS- in its series DOCUMENTOS DE CERAC with number 009108.

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    Date of creation: 16 Feb 2011
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