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    • Gender bias in sex ratio at birth: the case of India 

      Echávarri Aguinaga, Rebeca Upna (2006)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      A deeply-rooted preference for sons may decrease the relative number of female births. Though there are variables that may help to erode the couple's preference for sons, these same variables may also increase the availability ...
    • A general framework for the macroeconomic analysis of monetary unions 

      Bajo Rubio, Óscar Upna; Díaz Roldán, Carmen Upna (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      The objective of this paper is to develop a general framework for the macroeconomic modelling of monetary unions, which could be useful for policy analysis, as well as for teaching purposes. Our starting point will be the ...
    • Geografía y dinámica de la desigualdad regional en la Unión Europea 

      Ezcurra Orayen, Roberto Upna; Gil Canaleta, Carlos Upna; Pascual Arzoz, Pedro Upna; Rapún Gárate, Manuel Upna (2002)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      ¿Son permanentes o temporales los desequilibrios de renta entre regiones? El objetivo de este trabajo es analizar la evolución de la desigualdad regional en renta por habitante en la Unión Europea en el período 1977-1999. ...
    • The great moderation of inflation: a structural analysis of recent U.S. monetary business cycles 

      Casares Polo, Miguel Upna; Vázquez, Jesús (2012)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      U.S. inflation has experienced a great moderation in the last two decades. This paper examines the factors behind this and other stylized facts, such as the weaker correlation of inflation and nominal interest rate (Gibson ...
    • Growth and public support to research and imitation: the international connection 

      Pérez Sebastián, Fidel (1999)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper studies technology policy within the context of an R&D-based growth model. We first use cross-country data to document several empirical regularities regarding the relationship between public support to research ...
    • Growth with technical change and human capital: transition dynamics versus steady state predictions 

      Papageorgiou, Chris; Pérez Sebastián, Fidel (1999)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper studies the steady-state and transitional dynamics predictions of an R&D-based growth model and evaluates their performance in explaining income disparities across countries. We fnd that even though steady-state ...
    • Health related quality of life of patients with generalized anxiety disorder 

      Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Sánchez Iriso, Eduardo Upna; Rovira i Forns, Joan (2008)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Aims: To analyze the health-related quality of life of patients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), with respect to the population at large and to a control group. The following goals are addressed: 1.- To determine ...
    • 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 ...
    • Identity, incentives and motivational capital in public organizations 

      Berdud, Mikel Upna; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Nieto Vázquez, Jorge Upna (2014)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper explores optimality of contracts and incentives when the principal (public organization) can undertake investments to change agents’ (public workers) identity. In the model, workers within the organization can ...
    • Imitation theory and experimental evidence 

      Apesteguía, José Upna; Huck, Steffen; Oechssler, Jörg (2003)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      We introduce a generalized theoretical approach to study imitation and subject it to rigorous experimental testing. In our theoretical analysis we find that the different predictions of previous imitation models are due ...
    • Incentives beyond the money and motivational capital in health care organizations 

      Berdud, Mikel Upna; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna (2012)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper explores the conditions that characterize the optimality for a principal (health manager) to undertake investments to motivate agents (doctors). In the model, doctors are intrinsically motivated and can have ...
    • Incentives beyond the money: identity and motivational capital in public organizations 

      Berdud, Mikel Upna; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Nieto Vázquez, Jorge Upna (2012)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper explores optimality of contracts and incentives when the principal (public organisation) can undertake investments to change agents’ (public workers) identity. In the model, workers within the organisation can ...
    • Incentives to give up resource extraction and avoid the tragedy of the commons 

      Benito Ostolaza, Juan Miguel Upna; Osés Eraso, Nuria Upna (2013)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper develops a general model of common resource extraction where we introduce payments for environmental services to encourage resource users to give up extraction. The goal is to reach a balance between resource ...
    • 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. ...
    • Incidencia, riesgo y evolución de las fracturas osteoporóticas de cuello de fémur en las mujeres en España, a partir de un modelo de Markov 

      Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Carmona López, Guadalupe; Hernández Vecino, Ramón (1998)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      El objetivo de este estudio es estimar la incidencia, por edad y género, de fracturas osteoporóticas de cuello de fémur, así’ como el riesgo de dichas fracturas a lo largo de la vida, en mujeres de diferentes grupos de ...
    • Incomplete preferences and the preference for flexibility 

      Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna (1998)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Sometimes individual agents display in their decisions a preference for having more opportunities to choose from. In this paper this fact is interpreted from a preference for flexibility approach, which links with the ...
    • An industry analysis of foreign direct investment in Spanish manufacturing, 1986-1992 

      Bajo Rubio, Óscar Upna; López Pueyo, Carmen (1998)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper tries to analyse the main features associated with foreign direct investment (FDI) directed to Spanish manufacturing, both across industries and through time. To this end, we will make use of a data set on 20 ...
    • Inequality foundations of concentration measures: an application to the Hannah-Kay indices 

      Bajo Rubio, Óscar Upna; Salas, Rafael (1999)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      In this paper we provide a connection between concentration and inequality by showing that the inequality measures consistent with the whole class of Hannah-Kay concentration indices are the general entropy inequality ...
    • Inequality, polarisation and regional mobility in the European Union 

      Ezcurra Orayen, Roberto Upna; Gil Canaleta, Carlos Upna; Pascual Arzoz, Pedro Upna; Rapún Gárate, Manuel Upna (2004)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper examines the distribution dynamics of regional per capita income in the European Union between 1977 and 1999. To achieve this aim, we combine a non-parametric approach with the information provided by various ...
    • Instrumentos económicos para la priorización de pacientes en lista de espera: los modelos de elección discreta 

      Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Sánchez Iriso, Eduardo Upna; San Miguel Inza, Fernando Upna (2006)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Objetivos. Analizar cuáles deben ser los criterios clínicos y sociales en base a los cuales deben ser priorizados los pacientes en listas de espera quirúrgicas programadas. Métodos Se estima un modelo de elección discreta ...