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    • 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 ...
    • Rank dependent expected utility in the pelota betting system: an experiment 

      Llorente Erviti, Loreto Upna (2006)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      We theoretically and experimentally study a zero sum betting market: the pelota betting system, but with commonly known objective probabilities and without commissions. We know that risk-averse expected utility maximizers ...
    • Ranking sets additively in decisional contexts: an axiomatic characterization 

      Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna; Rodríguez Alcantud, José Carlos (2006)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Ranking finite subsets of a given set X of elements is the formal object of analysis in this paper. This problem has found a wide range of economic interpretations in the literature. The focus of the paper is on the family ...
    • Rational evaluation of actions under complete uncertainty 

      Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This work analyzes the problem of individual choice of actions under complete uncertainty. In this context, each action consists of a set of different possible outcomes with no probability distribution associated with them. ...
    • Reducing social contributions on unskilled labour as a way of fighting unemployment: an empirical evaluation for the case of Spain 

      Bajo Rubio, Óscar Upna; Gómez Gómez-Plana, Antonio Upna (2001)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      In this paper we provide an empirical evaluation of the effects of a cut in social security contributions (i) for all types of labour, and (ii) only for unskilled labour, within a computable general equilibrium model ...
    • Reflexiones sobre la sanidad pública en España en el horizonte de 2020 

      Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna (2013)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Este trabajo pretende desarrollar una visión para el Sistema Nacional de Salud (SNS) en la perspectiva del año 2020. Partiendo de una evaluación de la situación actual del sistema sanitario y a la luz de los principios que ...