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  • The other halves of fascist Italy: income inequality from dynamic social tables, 1900-1950 

    Gómez León, María; Gabbuti, Giacomo (2021)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    This paper documents new, yearly estimates of overall income inequality for Italy, from the first industrial 'take-off' to the eve of the ‘Economic Miracle’, contributing both to the comparative literature on the evolution ...
  • Provincial health inequalities in Spain since 1860 

    Galofré-Vilà, Gregori; Gómez León, María (2021)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    Using annual mortality rates at the provincial level for men and women, we construct a Gini index to estimate changes in regional health inequalities since 1860 in Spain. We find a long steady decline in health inequality ...
  • A lesson from history? The 1918 influenza pandemic and the rise of Italian fascism: a cross-city quantitative and historical text qualitative analysis 

    Galofré-Vilà, Gregori; Gómez León, María; Stuckler, David (2021)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    Objectives: Evidence linking past experiences of worsening health and support for radical political views has generated concerns about the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The influenza pandemic that began in 1918 ...
  • COVID-19 pandemic and economic scenarios for Ontario 

    Casares Polo, Miguel Upna Orcid; Gomme, Paul; Khan, Hashmat (2020)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    To study the efficacy of the public policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we develop a model of the rich interactions between epidemiology and socioeconomic choices. Preferences feature a 'fear of death' that lead ...
  • The costs of hyperinflation: Germany 1923 

    Galofré-Vilà, Gregori (2021)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    I study the link between monetary policy and populism by looking at the hyperinflation in Germany in 1923, one of the worst spells of inflation in history, and the Nazi electoral boost in 1933. Contrary to received wisdom, ...
  • A dynamic model of COVID-19: contagion and implications of isolation enforcement 

    Casares Polo, Miguel Upna Orcid; Khan, Hashmat (2020)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    We present a dynamic model that produces day-to-day changes in key variables due to the COVID-19 contagion: the number of ever infected people, currently infected, deaths, healed, and infected people who require hospitalization. ...
  • A theory of choice under internal conflict 

    Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna Orcid; Teschl, Miriam (2012)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    In this paper we discuss, inspired by some psychological literature, that choices are the outcome of the interplay of different, potentially conflicting motivations. We propose an axiomatic approach with two motivations, ...
  • A portfolio-choice model to analyze the recent gross capital flows between Canada and the US 

    Casares Polo, Miguel Upna Orcid; Villar Olano, Alba del (2019)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    We calibrate a two-country New Keynesian model with endogenous portfolio choice and valuation effects to discuss the determinants of the increase in Canadian Net Foreign Assets with the US observed after 2012. Furthermore, ...
  • On staggered prices and optimal inflation 

    Aguilera Bravo, Asier Upna; Casares Polo, Miguel Upna Orcid (2019)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    This paper computes the steady-state optimal rate of inflation assuming two different sticky-price specifications, Calvo (1983) and Taylor (1980), in a model with monopolistic competition. The optimal rate of inflation ...
  • Fair competition design 

    Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna Orcid; Dimitrov, Dinko (2018)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    We study the impact of two basic principles of fairness on the structure of competition systems and perform our analysis by focusing on sports competitions. The first principle states that equally strong players should ...
  • A structural analysis of US entry and exit dynamics. Technical appendix 

    Casares Polo, Miguel Upna Orcid; Khan, Hashmat; Poutineau, Jean-Christophe (2018)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    A. The optimizing programs of the model and other technical details (pages 1-7) B. Short-run and long-run equilibria in the DSGE model with endogenous entry and exit (pages 8-12) C. Average productivity (pages 13-15) D. ...
  • A structural analysis of US entry and exit dynamics 

    Casares Polo, Miguel Upna Orcid; Khan, Hashmat; Poutineau, Jean-Christophe (2018)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    The authors report empirical evidence indicating that US business formation has recently turned more volatile, procyclical and persistent due to changes in exit dynamics. To study these stylized facts, we estimate a DSGE ...
  • Trade-offs in health investments: HIV, malaria and malnutrition 

    García Prado, Ariadna Upna Orcid; Miñés Belío, Sandra (2017)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    While life expectancy has increased worldwide during the last decades, the developing world is still losing millions of lives each year due to three pervasive illnesses: Malaria, HIV and Chronic Malnutrition. This work ...
  • Why are labor markets in Spain and Germany so different? 

    Casares Polo, Miguel Upna Orcid; Vázquez, Jesús (2016)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    The volatility of unemployment fluctuations has been about 3 times higher in Spain than in Germany over the recent business cycles (1996-2013). In contrast, fluctuations of the rate of wage inflation were significantly ...
  • Sobre modelos dinámicos de segregación 

    Benito Ostolaza, Juan Miguel Upna Orcid (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    Este trabajo trata sobre los modelos dinámicos de segregación. En él se observan claramente las posiciones de algunos autores económicos, y sus aportaciones a la literatura sobre este tema. Se puede decir, que el artículo ...
  • Wage inequality and the labour market in Argentina: labour institutions, supply and demand in the period 1980–99 

    Waisgrais, Sebastián Upna (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    En el presente trabajo estudiamos los determinantes económicos e institucionales en la relación mercado de trabajo y desigualdad salarial en el Gran Buenos Aires durante el período 1980-1999. La hipótesis principal de este ...
  • Convergencia y cambio estructural en la Unión Europea 

    Ezcurra Orayen, Roberto Upna Orcid (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    Este trabajo estudia el papel desempeñado por el cambio estructural en el proceso de convergencia en productividad experimentado por las regiones europeas entre 1977 y 1990. Para ello se va a proceder a la estimación de ...
  • Business cycle and monetary policy analysis in a structural sticky price model of the euro area 

    Casares Polo, Miguel Upna Orcid (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    Structural models are a powerful tool for business cycle and monetary policy analysis because they are assumed to be invariant to either policy changes or external shocks. In this paper, we derive a neoclassical monetary ...
  • The debate surrounding the new economy: an approach for an analysis 

    Billón Currás, Margarita; Hernández Nanclares, Nuria; Lera López, Fernando Upna Orcid (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    The current debate over the possible existence of a 'new economy' calls for an interpretation and analysis of the phenomenon from various points of view. Thus, the first part of the article contains a description of some ...
  • Dynamic analysis in an optimizing monetary model with transaction costs and endogenous investment 

    Casares Polo, Miguel Upna Orcid (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    This paper analyzes the period-to-period changes that occur in an optimizing monetary model with uncertainty and sticky prices. Money is incorporate in its role as a medium of exchange through a time-cost transactions ...

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