Álvaro E. Bustos

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Associate Professor

Vicuna Mackena 4860. Macul

Santiago

Chile

http://sites.google.com/site/20bustos13/

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Monopoly Regulation, Chilean Style: The Efficient-Firm Standard in Theory and Practice

CEA Working Paper No. 180
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Mar 2004
Álvaro E. Bustos and Alexander Galetovic
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
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Chile, depreciation, electricity, price cap, rate-of-return regulation, sustainability condition, telecoms, water

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Could Higher Taxes Increase the Long-Run Demand for Capital?: Theory and Evidence for Chile

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Yale University - Department of Economics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
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Adjustment Costs, Corporate Veil, Demand for Capital, Depreciation Allowances, User Cost of Capital

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The Unexpected Effects of Caps on Non-Economic Damages

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-09, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 139, International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 30, 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 May 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2019
Ronen Avraham and Álvaro E. Bustos
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
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tort reform, caps on damages, length of dispute resolution

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Vertical Integration and Sabotage in Regulated Industries

Universidad de Chile Center for Applied Economics Working Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Dec 2003 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2020
Álvaro E. Bustos and Alexander Galetovic
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
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Essential facility, sabotage, vertical integration

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The Effects of Audit Firms Rotation: An Event Study in Chile

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2016
Antonio Aninat, Álvaro E. Bustos and Julio Riutort
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
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Audit, Auditing, Audit firm, mandatory rotation rule, event study

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Vertical Integration and Sabotage with a Regulated Bottleneck Monopoly

Centro de Economía de la Empresa Working Paper No. 9
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Mar 2008
Álvaro E. Bustos and Alexander Galetovic
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
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bottleneck monopoly, sabotage, vertical integration, free entry, welfare

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A Dynamic Theory of Common Law Courts

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2008
Álvaro E. Bustos
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
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Myopic Courts, Forward-Looking Courts, Optimal Enforcement Strategies, Optimal Frequency of Trials, Legal Standard

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Litigation and the Optimal Combination of Vague and Precise Clauses in Contracts

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 08-11
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Álvaro E. Bustos
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
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Optimal Combination of Clauses, Vague and Precise Clauses, Writing and Enforcement Costs, Litigation

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Strategic Judicial Preference Revelation

Bustos, Á., & Jacobi, T. (2014). Strategic judicial preference revelation. The Journal of Law and Economics, 57(1), 113-137.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2020
Álvaro E. Bustos and Tonja Jacobi
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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A Theory of Judicial Retirement

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 14-33, Bustos, A., & Jacobi, T. (2015). A theory of justices’ retirement. American Law and Economics Review, 17(2), 529-565.
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2020
Álvaro E. Bustos and Tonja Jacobi
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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Probability of Retirement, Supreme Court, Median Ideology, Judicial Ideology

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Explaining Difference in the Quantity of Supreme Court Revisions: A Model for Judicial Uniformity

Pablo, B. H., & Bustos, Á. (2019). Explaining Difference in the Quantity of Cases Heard by Courts of Last Resort. American Law and Economics Review, 21(2), 346-393.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
Pablo Bravo-Hurtado and Álvaro E. Bustos
Maastricht University, Faculty of Law, Students and Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
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Supreme court caseload, Common law vs civil law, Legal uniformity

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Judicial Choice Among Cases for Certiorari

Bustos, Á., & Jacobi, T. (2019). Judicial Choice among Cases for Certiorari. Supreme Court Economic Review, 27(1), 117-154.
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
Álvaro E. Bustos and Tonja Jacobi
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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Cert, distribution of judicial ideologies, distribution of judicial cases, Supreme Court

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Authorial Control of the Supreme Court

International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 67, 2021, Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper No. 17-12
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2021
Álvaro E. Bustos and Emerson H. Tiller
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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Judicial Reputation, Supreme Court, Authorial Control, Chief Justice

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How Does Court Stability Affect Legal Stability?

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Mar 2020
Álvaro E. Bustos and Nuno Garoupa
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Political Coalition; Legal Standard; Changing Legal Standard; Legal Stability

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The (Other) Effects of Restricting Access to Higher Courts: The Case of Wrongful Terminations in Labor Contracts in Chile

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 23 Jan 2020
Álvaro E. Bustos, Pablo Bravo-Hurtado and Antonio Aninat
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Maastricht University, Faculty of Law, Students and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
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higher courts, access to appeal, judicial rationality, labor procedure, judicial uniformity, Chile, Priest and Klein

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Communicating Judicial Retirement

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 14-32, Bustos, A., & Jacobi, T. (2015). Communicating judicial retirement. International Review of Law and Economics, 43, 107-118.
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2020
Álvaro E. Bustos and Tonja Jacobi
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
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Retirement, Supreme Court, Costless Signaling

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Market Separation, Negative Consumption Externalities and Capacity Constraints

Number of pages: 97 Posted: 04 Feb 2014
Álvaro E. Bustos
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
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Optimal prices, welfare analysis, capacity constraints, negative consumption externality, market separation.

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It Is About Time: A Dynamic Theory of Litigation and Legal Standards

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Oct 2020
Álvaro E. Bustos
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
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Timing of substantive trials, Standard of effort, optimal frequency of litigation, dynamic litigation, common law courts, negligence, law externality, cost of litigation externality