December 11, 2009: Professor Juan Carlos Duque traveled to Guatemala, along with representatives of Deloitte & Touche, to make part of the auditor group hired by the National Electric Energy Commission ( CNEE) from Guatemala to verify the opening of economic offers and the offers selection for the construction, operation and exploitation of 817.9 miles of electric transmission lines that are part of the Expansion Plan Transportation Network of Electric Energy of that country.
Professor Duque was responsible for formulating the optimization model to reproduce the conditions of the sealed auction by the CNEE, so that the results of this model could be used to certify that the assignment of the contracts was the optimal. He also served as adviser to the CNEE for tuning the software that the institution used to carry out the auction. The process was a success as the President of the Commission, Mr. Carlos Colom said.
The Energy Company of Bogotá was the winner of the licitation when offered an annual canon of US$32 million 349 thousand 900 for electricity transport for 15 years.
Links on the Event:
The dropout rate among Spanish university students is very high compared to the European mean, creating a pressing need for the introduction of policies and programmes aimed at increasing rates of persistence.
Propuesta metodologica para la desagregación espacio-temporal de los indicadores de demografía empresarial
A review of regional science applications of satellite remote sensing in urban settings
Python library with spatially constrained clustering algorithms
Interactive tool for visualizing the interindustry dynamics in Colombian economy.
Interactive tool for visualizing the spatial distribution of economic impacts in Colombian metropolitan areas.
RiSE-group was invited to the workshop "The Role of Cities In Creating Improved Economic Opportunities" in the UN-Habitat Governing Council... here are some pictures of the event, Link
The student of the Master in Economics from the University EAFIT, Oswaldo Zapata, was one of the awarded students by the Government of Antioquia
The thesis of economics student, Miguel Norena, has been published in the book Defining the Regional Spatial Scale in Modern Analysis.