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    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Cuantificar los hechos represivos: explicación y retos de la base de datos del fondo documental de la memoria histórica en Navarra 

      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 OpenAccess
      En este documento se presentan los fundamentos historiográficos y metodológicos de la base de datos del Fondo Documental de la Memoria Histórica en Navarra, desarrollada en la Universidad Pública de Navarra como consecuencia ...
    • A structural analysis of US entry and exit dynamics. Technical 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 ...
    • Fair competition design 

      Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna; Dimitrov, Dinko (2018)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      We study the impact of two basic principles of fairness on the structure of competition systems and perform our analysis by focusing on sports competitions. The first principle states that equally strong players should ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cost effectiveness analysis of the surgical treatment of female urinary incontinence using slings 

      Montesino Semper, Manuel F.; Jiménez Calvo, Jesús M.; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Sánchez Iriso, Eduardo Upna; Hualde Alfaro, Antonio; García García, Diego (2013)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Objective. To determine the cost-utility and cost-effectiveness of the surgical treatment of female urinary incontinence using suburethral slings compared with therapeutic abstention. Study Design. An economic analysis was ...
    • Business cycle and monetary policy analysis with market rigidities and financial frictions 

      Casares Polo, Miguel Upna; Deidda, Luca; Galdón Sánchez, José Enrique Upna (2013)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      We describe a dynamic macroeconomic model that incorporates firm-level borrowing constraints, competitive CES loan production, and rigidities on both setting prices and wages. The external finance premium (interest-rate ...
    • 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 ...