Recent Submissions

  • On staggered prices and optimal inflation 

    Aguilera Bravo, Asier; Casares Polo, Miguel Upna (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 ...
  • A portfolio-choice model to analyze the recent gross capital flows between Canada and the US 

    Casares Polo, Miguel Upna; 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, ...
  • Fair competition design 

    Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna; 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 ...
  • Cuantificar los hechos represivos: explicación y retos de la base de datos del fondo documental de la memoria histórica en Navarra 

    Majuelo Gil, Emilio Upna; Mendiola Gonzalo, Fernando Upna; Garmendia Amutxastegi, Gotzon; Piérola Narvarte, Gemma Upna; García Funes, Juan Carlos Upna; Yániz Berrio, Edurne; Pérez Ibarrola, Nerea Upna; Barrenechea Tartas, Edurne Upna; Rodríguez Martínez, Iosu; Sesma Redín, Rubén; Bustince Sola, Humberto Upna (2019)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaia  OpenAccess OpenAccess
    En este documento se presentan los fundamentos historiográficos y metodológicos de la base de datos del Fondo Documental de la Memoria Histórica en Navarra, desarrollada en la Universidad Pública de Navarra como consecuencia ...
  • A structural analysis of US entry and exit dynamics. Technical appendix 

    Casares Polo, Miguel Upna; 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; 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; 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; 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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 ...
  • Long run analysis in alternative optimizing monetary models 

    Casares Polo, Miguel Upna (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    This paper explores the transmission channel from monetary variables to real variables in the steady-rate equilibria of various neoclassical optimizing models with money. The existence of superneutrality is rejected for ...
  • Las reglas de política monetaria en la actuación del Banco de España: 1978-1998 

    Díaz Roldán, Carmen Upna; Montero Soler, Alberto (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    La especificación de la función de reacción del banco central en los términos propuestos por Taylor (1993), permite conocer en qué medida la política monetaria diseñada e instrumentada es sensible a dos objetivos básicos ...
  • Dismissal conflicts and unemployment 

    Galdón Sánchez, José Enrique Upna; Güell, Maia (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    Firing costs are often blamed for unemployment. In this paper, we investigate this widespread belief theoretically. Firing costs are introduced in an efficiency wage model to capture their effects on employment through ...
  • Internalising externalities: are cogeneration subsidies high enough? 

    Viladrich Grau, Montserrat Upna (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    This paper evaluates the Spanish system of environmental subsidies for cogeneration processes and analyses their capacity to overcome these barriers. In particular, we focus on the role and relevance of the monetary aids ...
  • How much are people willing to pay for silence? A one and half bound DC CV estimate 

    Barreiro, Jesús Upna; Sánchez García, Mercedes Upna; Viladrich Grau, Montserrat Upna (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    Noise is a major urban problem that has not received much attention from environmental economists. In this paper we present an attempt to value a noise reduction program in a Spanish city. Contingent valuation has been ...
  • Incentives when altruism is impure: the case of blood and living organ donations 

    Errea, María Upna; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna (2013)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
    The decision to donate blood and living organs is considered voluntary and altruistic. However, the shortage of donors has opened an interesting debate in recent years, considering offering economic incentives to donors. ...

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