Eva Cárceles Poveda

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In the macroeconomic literature, the implications of a context with household heterogeneity and incomplete financial markets have been mostly studied under the assumption that households own the physical capital and undertake the intertem-poral investment decision. Further, firms rent capital and labor from the households to maximize period profits. The(More)
Maraviroc is the first CCR5 antagonist approved for the treatment of HIV-1 infection. It specifically inhibits the replication of R5 viruses by blocking viral entry. HIV-1 tropism can be estimated accurately and predict viral response to maraviroc. Genotypic tools are increasingly replacing phenotypic assays in most places. The favorable pharmacokinetic(More)
INTRODUCTION In a previous interim 24-week virological safety analysis of the PROTEST study (1), initiation of Maraviroc (MVC) plus 2 nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) in aviremic subjects based on genotypic tropism testing of proviral HIV-1 DNA was associated with low rates of virological failure. Here we present the final 48-week(More)
BACKGROUND The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently add the advice of one-time testing of HCV infection in persons born during 1945-1965. Moreover, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) newly recommended one-time HIV testing for persons aged 15-65. Herein, we evaluate the potential impact of these recommendations in a(More)
This paper studies the validity of the Modigliani and Miller Irrelevance proposition in the presence of incomplete markets and portfolio restrictions. If the economy is originally in equilibrium and the firm changes its financial plan, we show that there exist state-dependent trading limits under which financial policy is always irrelevant. In addition, the(More)
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