IDEAS home Printed from
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this paper

El Valor Económico de Reducir las Tasas de Mortalidad: El Caso de Chile

Listed author(s):
  • Rodrigo Cerda


    (Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.)

  • Arístides Torche


    (Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.)

Este trabajo presenta una metodología para valorizar reducciones de tasas de mortalidad. El valor de la vida se mide a partir de un modelo en que las agentes eligen sus patrones de consumo y ocio óptimos enfrentando probabilidades exógenas de supervivencia. Las condiciones de primer orden, así como algunos supuestos simplificadores relacionados a la función de utilidad, nos permiten calibrar el modelo utilizando datos de la economía Chilena durante los años 90s. Finalmente, se cuantifican las ganancias económicas de reducir tasas de mortalidad.

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

File URL:
Download Restriction: no

Paper provided by Instituto de Economia. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. in its series Documentos de Trabajo with number 281.

in new window

Date of creation: 2005
Publication status: Published as "El Valor Económico de Reducir las Tasas de Mortalidad: El Caso de Chile", El Trimestre Económico, Vol. LXXIII (4), Nº 292, octubre-diciembre, pp. 719-748, 2006.
Handle: RePEc:ioe:doctra:281
Contact details of provider: Postal:
Avda. Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Macul, Santiago

Phone: (562) 354-4303
Fax: (562) 553-1664
Web page:

More information through EDIRC

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ioe:doctra:281. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Jaime Casassus)

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.