• A structural analysis of US entry and exit dynamics. Tecnnical 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 ...
    • Cargos públicos navarros asesinados como consecuencia de la sublevación militar de 1936 

      Majuelo Gil, Emilio Upna; Mendiola Gonzalo, Fernando Upna; Garmendia Amutxastegi, Gotzon; Pérez Ibarrola, Nerea Upna; García Funes, Juan Carlos Upna (2016)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaia  OpenAccess
      Como consecuencia del golpe militar del 18 de julio de 1936 buena parte de las personas que habían ejercido cargos públicos en los años anteriores fueron víctimas de la represión de retaguardia, siendo muchas de ellas ...
    • 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 ...
    • Business dynamism and economic growth: U.S. regional evidence 

      Casares Polo, Miguel Upna; Khan, Hashmat (2016)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      We document empirical evidence on the determinants of U.S. regional growth over the last 25 years, with a special attention to the role of entrepreneurial activity or `business dynamism'. The main data source is the Business ...
    • Does globalization promote civil war? An empirical research 

      Ezcurra Orayen, Roberto Upna; Manotas Hidalgo, Beatriz Upna (2015)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper investigates the empirical relationship between globalization and in-trastate conflict in a sample of 160 countries over the period 1970-2009. To that end, we use a measure of globalization that distinguishes ...
    • Strategy-proof location of public facilities 

      Alcalde Unzu, Jorge Upna; Vorsatz, Marc (2015)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Agents frequently have different opinions on where to locate a public facility. While some agents consider the facility a good and prefer to have it nearby, others dislike it and would like to see it built far away from ...
    • Entry and exit in recent US business cycles 

      Casares Polo, Miguel Upna (2015)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      I show evidence indicating that the variability of the total number of business units (establishments) has significantly increased in recent US business cycles, accounting for nearly 2/3 of real GDP fluctuations during the ...
    • Funcionarios y personal al servicio de la Diputación Foral asesinados en Navarra durante la Guerra Civil de 1936 

      Majuelo Gil, Emilio Upna; Mendiola Gonzalo, Fernando Upna; Garmendia Amutxastegi, Gotzon; García Funes, Juan Carlos Upna (2015)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaia  OpenAccess
      El personal laboral de empresas e instituciones públicas sufrió una intensa depuración tras el golpe de estado contra la II República, siendo buena parte de estos trabajadores también asesinados. Este informe, realizado ...
    • Motivational capital and incentives in health care organizations 

      Berdud, Mikel Upna; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Nieto Vázquez, Jorge Upna (2014)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper explores optimal incentive schemes in public health institutions when agents (doctors) are intrinsically motivated. We develop a principal-agent dynamic model with moral hazard in which agents’ intrinsic motivation ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fiscal decentralization and internal conflict: an empirical investigation 

      Ezcurra Orayen, Roberto Upna (2013)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper examines the relationship between fiscal decentralization and internal conflict in 77 countries during the period 1972-2000. The results show that the devolution of scal power to subnational tiers of government ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Sharing the costs of cleaning a river: the upstream responsibility rule 

      Alcalde Unzu, Jorge Upna; Gómez Rúa, María; Molis Bañales, Elena (2013)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      The cleaning up of waste present in transboundary rivers, which requires the cooperation of different authorities, is a problematic issue, especially when responsibility for the discharge of the waste is not well-defined. ...
    • Comparing the psychometric properties of the EQ-5D-5L between mental and somatic chronic patients populations 

      Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Errea, María Upna; Hernández Arenaz, Íñigo Upna (2013)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      The validity and reliability of the EQ-5D-5L in comparison with the standard 3L has been tested through the analysis of psychometric properties making use of different samples of patients. However, it is likely that the ...