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    • Negative externalities in cropping decisions: private versus common land 

      Benito Ostolaza, Juan Miguel Upna; Ezcurra Orayen, Roberto Upna; Osés Eraso, Nuria Upna (2013)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper analyzes to what extent the definition of property rights affects cropping decisions when these decisions generate negative externalities. To that end, we implement an experimental study where agents make cropping ...
    • A new Keynesian analysis of industrial employment fluctuations 

      Casares Polo, Miguel Upna (2009)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper describes a model with sticky prices, search frictions and hours-clearing wages that provides firm differentiation across several dimensions: price, output, wage, employment and hours per worker. The connection ...
    • Non anonymous ballot aggregation: an axiomatic generalization of Approval Voting 

      Alcalde Unzu, Jorge Upna; Vorsatz, Marc (2011)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  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 six intuitive axioms and show that they jointly characterize a ...
    • Non-elective cesarean sections in public hospitals: hospital capacity constraints and doctor´s incentives 

      Arrieta, Alejandro; García Prado, Ariadna Upna (2012)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Using administrative records of births from the Perinatal Surveillance System of the Social Security System (ESSALUD) in Peru, we test whether high admissions of pregnant women affected unplanned cesarean section rates in ...
    • Note on Bossert, Pattanaik and Xu’s “Choice under complete uncertainty: axiomatic characterization of some decision rules” 

      Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna (2002)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Recent work by Bossert, Pattanaik and Xu provides axiomatic characterizations of some decision rules for individual decision making under complete uncertainty. This note shows that, in the case of two of these rules, they ...
    • On firm-level, industry-level, and aggregate employment fluctuations 

      Casares Polo, Miguel Upna (2013)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Employment fluctuations are examined, at different levels of aggregation, in a dynamic model that provides firm-specific hiring decisions due to search frictions and sticky pricing. The results indicate that firm-level ...
    • On freedom of choice, ambiguity, and the preference for easy choices 

      Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna; Dimitrov, Dinko (2006)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper is devoted to the study of opportunity set comparisons when the characteristics of the options within the sets in question may be ambiguous. We assume that agents display a preference for freedom of choice, but ...
    • On procedural freedom of choice 

      Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna; Dimitrov, Dinko (2004)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Numerous works in the last decade have analyzed the question of how to compare opportunity sets as a way to measure and evaluate individual freedom of choice. This paper defends that, in many contexts, external procedural ...
    • 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 ...
    • On the equivalence of the two existing extensions of the leximax criterion to the infinite case 

      Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna; Ballester Oyarzun, Miguel Ángel Upna; Besada, M.; Miguel Velasco, Juan Ramón de Upna; Nieto Vázquez, Jorge Upna; Vázquez, C. (2006)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Using a common framework, we consider the two existing extensions of the leximax criterion to infinite environments (Arlegi et al. (2005) and Ballester and De Miguel (2003), and show that, though the respective definitions ...
    • On the insurance function of fiscal policy in a monetary union 

      Bajo Rubio, Óscar Upna; Díaz Roldán, Carmen Upna (2000)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      In this paper we first review the available literature on the degree of insurance against shocks, provided by the central budget in the federal systems already existing. Next, we discuss the main points raised on the debate ...
    • Participation, cooperatives and performance: an analysis of Spanish manufacturing firms 

      Bayo Moriones, José Alberto Upna; Galilea Salvatierra, Pedro Javier Upna; Merino Díaz de Cerio, Javier Upna (2002)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper attempts to analyze the effects that shopfloor participation has on firm performance and examine if cooperatives show better results than capitalist firms. Moreover, it tries to study if the impact of participation ...
    • Performance appraisal: dimensions and determinants 

      Bayo Moriones, José Alberto Upna; Galdón Sánchez, José Enrique Upna; Martínez de Morentin, Sara Upna (2012)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      The determinants of the dimensions that shape a formal system of performance appraisal are studied in relation to a sample of Spanish manufacturing establishments. In particular, the factors that influence the measures ...
    • A pilot inquiry on incentives and intrinsic motivation in health care: the motivational capital explained by doctors 

      Berdud, Mikel Upna; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Nieto Vázquez, Jorge Upna (2014)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Where the contracts are incomplete, the resulting co-ordination problems may be attenuated if workers are intrinsically motivated to do the work. It is established by theoretical and empirical literature that workers within ...
    • 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, ...
    • The process of wage adjustment: an analysis using establishment-level data 

      Bayo Moriones, José Alberto Upna; Galdón Sánchez, José Enrique Upna; Martínez de Morentin, Sara Upna (2013)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      In this article, we use data from Spanish manufacturing plants to analyze the determinants of the importance attributed to several criteria when wages are adjusted. More specifically, the criteria we take into account in ...
    • Producción y esfuerzo pesquero de la flota de cerco del Cántabrico en la pesquería de la anchoa 

      Valle Erkiaga, Ikerne del Upna; Astorkiza Ikazuriaga, Inmaculada Upna (1997)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Partiendo de datos de sección cruzada para los años 1976 y 1995 se estima una función de producción translog con estructura separable para la flota de cerco el Cantábrico que faena en la pesquería de la anchoa de la ...
    • A profitable strategy in the pelota betting market 

      Llorente Erviti, Loreto Upna (2006)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      In pelota matches, games with two mutually exclusive and exhaustive outcomes, bets on the winner are made between viewers through a middleman who receives 16% of the finally paid amount. In this paper after the description ...
    • Public capital, regional productivity and spatial spillovers 

      Gil Canaleta, Carlos Upna; Pascual Arzoz, Pedro Upna; Rapún Gárate, Manuel Upna (1998)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper examines the impact of infrastructure on productivity in the various regions of Spain. Using the duality approach and panel data, we estimate the regional cost functions for the three main sectors of the economy ...
    • Quantifying repressive acts: explanation and challenges of the documentary archive of historical memory in Navarre 

      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
      This document presents the historiographical and methodological foundations of the database of the Documentary Archive of Historical Memory in Navarre, which was developed in the Public University of Navarre following a ...