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    • Freedom of choice: John Stuart Mill and the tree of life 

      Alcalde Unzu, Jorge Upna; Ballester Oyarzun, Miguel Ángel Upna; Nieto Vázquez, Jorge Upna (Springer-Verlag, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This essay deals with the notion and content of freedom of choice proposing a new set up and a new family of measures for this concept which is, indeed, an ethical value of paramount importance in a well ordered and open ...
    • Freshwater for cooling needs: a long-run approach to the nuclear water footprint in Spain 

      Sesma Martín, Diego Upna; Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna (Elsevier, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      From the invention of the steam engine to the present, water has represented a significant input to the energy system, although this has been mostly ignored in the literature. In Spain, the most arid country in Europe, ...
    • From equilibrium to equity. The survival of the commons in the Ebro Basin: Navarra from the 15th to the 20th centuries 

      Lana Berasain, José Miguel Upna (Igitur, Utrecht Publishing & Archiving Services for IASC, 2008)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper describes an historical case of management of common lands, and their survival and transformation through the great agrarian reforms of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The hypothesis is that the notion ...
    • ICT Impact on tourism industry 

      Aramendia Muneta, María Elena; Ollo López, Andrea (Access Press UK, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The goal of this paper is to analyze the effects of ICT on firms’ competitiveness, as well as on their level of innovation, productivity and on the market share depending on the tourism area: Accommodation, Gastronomy ...
    • Impact of successful treatment with directacting antiviral agents on health-related quality of life in chronic hepatitis C patients 

      Juanbeltz Zurbano, Regina; Martínez Baz, Iván; San Miguel Elcano, Ramón; Goñi Esarte, Silvia; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Castilla Catalán, Jesús (Public Library of Science, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Background. Direct-acting antivirals (DAA) have demonstrated high efficacy to achieve sustained virological response (SVR) in chronic hepatitis C patients. We aim to assess the change in healthrelated quality of life (HRQoL) ...
    • Incentives and intrinsic motivation in healthcare 

      Berdud, Mikel Upna; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Nieto Vázquez, Jorge Upna (Elsevier España, S.L.U., 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Objetivo: Ha sido establecido por la literatura que los trabajadores de las organizaciones públicas están intrínsecamente motivados. Este trabajo es un estudio empírico en el sector sanitario que utiliza métodos de ...
    • Keynes frente al pensamiento único 

      Galarza Prieto, Enrique Upna (Gobierno de Navarra, 1997)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      El autor hace un recorrido por la vida y la obra del economista John Maynard Keynes
    • Learning by doing: the first Spanish nuclear power plant 

      Torre Campo, Joseba de la Upna; Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna (Cambridge University Press, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In the nuclear sector, turnkey projects can be considered an investment in obtaining information through “learning by doing” to capture rents from the next generation of reactors. As the first U.S. turnkey export project, ...
    • Machines and energy. Energy capital ratios in Europe and Latin America 1875 - 1970' 

      Ducoing, Cristián; Gales, Ben; Hölsgens, Rick; Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna (Taylor & Francis, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The relationship between energy and capital is one of the most important aspects of modern economic growth. Machines need energy to produce all the goods we enjoy; energy would be far less useful for humankind in absence ...
    • Measuring the cohesiveness of preferences: an axiomatic analysis 

      Alcalde Unzu, Jorge Upna; Vorsatz, Marc (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this paper, we axiomatically study how to measure the similarity of preferences in a group of individuals. For simplicity, we refer to this as the cohesiveness. First, we provide axioms that characterize a family of ...
    • Mejorar la suerte del proletariado. Cuestión social y repartos comunales (Navarra, 1868) 

      Lana Berasain, José Miguel Upna (Marcial PonsAsociación de Historia Contemporánea, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Este trabajo examina los acontecimientos de 1868 en la Navarra rural entendiéndolos como un hito importante en el giro hacia la atribución de una expresa funcionalidad social a los aprovechamientos comunales. El impulso a ...
    • Non-anonymous ballot aggregation: an axiomatic generalization of Approval Voting 

      Alcalde Unzu, Jorge Upna; Vorsatz, Marc (Elsevier, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We study axiomatically situations in which the society agrees to treat voters with different characteristics distinctly. In this setting, we propose a set of intuitive axioms and show that they jointly characterize a new ...
    • Nuclear power for a dictatorship: state and business involvement in the Spanish atomic program 1950-1985 

      Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna; Torre Campo, Joseba de la Upna (SAGE, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Spain was the first developing country to exploit a nuclear power plant commercially. By the early 1970s Spain had become the major nuclear client of the USA, the world’s largest reactor exporter. Despite its importance, ...
    • La "pequeña" gran propiedad del valle del Ebro ante la coyuntura: la gestión patrimonial de los marqueses de San Adrián durante el siglo XIX 

      Lana Berasain, José Miguel Upna (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (México), Unidad Iztapalapa, División de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, 2006)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A partir del empleo de contabilidades privadas, este artículo plantea un estudio de caso que permite entender mejor las pautas de gestión de la gran propiedad de alcance regional durante el siglo XIX. Se examina la evolución ...
    • Perceived performance effects of ICT in manufacturing SMEs 

      Bayo Moriones, José Alberto Upna; Billón, Margarita; Lera López, Fernando Upna (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Purpose. We aim to investigate whether ICT resources, including investment and use of specific types of ICT as well as innovative work practices, have a positive impact on several dimensions of firm performance, taking ...
    • Population norms for the EQ-5D-3L: a cross-country analysis of population surveys for 20 countries 

      Janssen, M. F.; Szende, A.; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Ramos Goñi, J. M.; Vilagut, G.; König, H. H. (Springer, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This study provides EQ-5D population norms for 20 countries (N = 163,838), which can be used to compare profiles for patients with specific conditions with data for the average person in the general population in a similar ...
    • Power set extensions of dichotomous preferences 

      Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna; Dimitrov, Dinko (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper is devoted to the study of how to extend a dichotomous partition of a universal set X into good and bad objects to an ordering on the power set of X. We introduce a family of rules that naturally take into ...
    • Ranking opportunity profiles through dependent evaluation of policies 

      Alcalde Unzu, Jorge Upna; Ballester Oyarzun, Miguel Ángel Upna (Springer US, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Rankings to evaluate opportunity distributions present in most of the literature judge a policy (change from one distribution of opportunities to another) on the basis of the changes created and, thus, independently ...
    • The river’s light: water needs for thermoelectric power generation in the Ebro river basin, 1969–2015 

      Sesma Martín, Diego Upna (MDPI, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Water is essential for almost all energy processes. This paper analyses the evolution of the cooling water needs of thermal power plants in the Ebro River basin, the largest contributor to the Spanish electricity grid, ...
    • Ruling the Commons. Introducing a new methodology for the analysis of historical commons 

      Moor, Tine de; Laborda Pemán, Miguel; Lana Berasain, José Miguel Upna; Weeren, René van; Winchester, Angus (Uopen Journals, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Despite significant progress in recent years, the evolution of commons over the long run remains an under-explored area within commons studies. During the last years an international team of historians have worked under ...