Aversión al riesgo, preferencia temporal y variables socioeconómicas: evidencia de un pueblo de Colombia

David Ortiz Escobar

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En este artículo presento evidencia exploratoria para el caso de Colombia sobre la relación entre ciertas variables socioeconómicas e indicadores de preferencias individuales. Aplicamos una encuesta de hogares y tomamos medidas de preferencia temporal y aversión al riesgo a una muestra de habitantes de Barranca de Upía (Meta). Encuentro que i. La edad está asociada con la preferencia temporal revelada, pero no a la aversión al riesgo revelada; ii. Las mujeres son más aversas al riesgo, y iii. El hecho de haber llegado al pueblo en los últimos cinco años, bien sea buscando oportunidades económicas o huyendo del conflicto armado, está asociado a una alta preferencia temporal revelada y una baja aversión al riesgo revelada.


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experimentos de campo, preferencia temporal, aversión al riesgo, desplazamiento

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18601/01245996.v19n37.08

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