Pluvia Zuñiga

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This paper examines the diversity of linkages of firms to science and their effect on innovation performance for a sample of Belgian firms (CIS-3). While at the sectoral level links to science are highly related to the R&D intensity of the sector, we show that there exists considerable heterogeneity in the type of links to science at the firm level.(More)
Four hundred and twenty-three parents from two free, nonconfessional, public schools placed in medium and low income areas, and 104 parents from a private, for-pay Catholic school in a medium and high income zone filled out an anonymous self-applied survey to learn attitudes and practices regarding child physical punishment. In the for-pay school parents(More)
Five hundred twenty seven parents and tutors from three schools of Santiago were surveyed, using anonymous inquiry, to know behaviors and opinions towards child abuse. Sixty three percent of the sample judged physical punishment useless as an educational tool. However, 75% tacitly admitted to hit children, when they were asked a question about the ways they(More)
The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Inter-American Development Bank, its Board of Directors, or the countries they represent. The unauthorized commercial use of Bank documents is prohibited and may be punishable under the Bank's policies and/or applicable laws. Abstract In this(More)
Being reformed under NAFTA negotiations and in compliance with the TRIPs Argreement (Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights) when Mexico joined the World Trade Organization, patent protection for pharmaceuticals in this country has been strictly strengthened since 1991 with the new Industrial Property Law. The aim of this paper is to make a first brief(More)
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