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    • The river’s light: water needs for thermoelectric power generation in the Ebro river basin, 1969–2015 

      Sesma Martín, Diego Upna (MDPI, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Water is essential for almost all energy processes. This paper analyses the evolution of the cooling water needs of thermal power plants in the Ebro River basin, the largest contributor to the Spanish electricity grid, ...
    • Machines and energy. Energy capital ratios in Europe and Latin America 1875 - 1970' 

      Ducoing, Cristián; Gales, Ben; Hölsgens, Rick; Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna (Taylor & Francis, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The relationship between energy and capital is one of the most important aspects of modern economic growth. Machines need energy to produce all the goods we enjoy; energy would be far less useful for humankind in absence ...
    • Bad company. The indirect effect of differences in corporate governance in the pension plan industry 

      Abinzano Guillén, María Isabel Upna; Muga Caperos, Luis Fernando Upna; Santamaría Aquilué, Rafael Upna (Elsevier, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
      This paper analyses the role played by pension plan governance structure and how it impacts on plan fees and plan performance. The results clearly show that fees decrease significantly and performance improves when pension ...
    • Freshwater for cooling needs: a long-run approach to the nuclear water footprint in Spain 

      Sesma Martín, Diego Upna; Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna (Elsevier, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
      From the invention of the steam engine to the present, water has represented a significant input to the energy system, although this has been mostly ignored in the literature. In Spain, the most arid country in Europe, ...
    • Assigning numerical scores to linguistic expressions 

      Campión Arrastia, María Jesús Upna; Falcó Díaz de Cerio, Edurne Upna; García Lapresta, José; Induráin Eraso, Esteban Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this paper, we study different methods of scoring linguistic expressions defined on a finite set, in the search for a linear order that ranks all those possible expressions. Among them, particular attention is paid to ...
    • What drives firm profitability? A multilevel approach to the Spanish agri-food sector 

      Zouaghi, Ferdaous Upna; Sánchez García, Mercedes Upna; Hirsch, Stefan (Instituto Nacional de Investigacion y Tecnologia Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Strategic management research has demonstrated the importance of firm- and industry structure as drivers of firm profitability. However, less is known about how firms´ geographical locations affect profitability. Applying ...
    • Binary relations coming from solutions of functional equations: orderings and fuzzy subsets 

      Campión Arrastia, María Jesús Upna; Miguel Turullols, Laura de Upna; García Catalán, Olga Raquel Upna; Induráin Eraso, Esteban Upna; Abrísqueta Usaola, Francisco Javier Upna (World Scientific Publishing Company, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We analyze the main properties of binary relations, defined on a nonempty set, that arise in a natural way when dealing with real-valued functions that satisfy certain classical functional equations on two variables. We ...
    • Hidden power of trading activity: the FLB in tennis betting exchanges 

      Abinzano Guillén, María Isabel Upna; Muga Caperos, Luis Fernando Upna; Santamaría Aquilué, Rafael Upna (SAGE Publications, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper examines the impact of trading activity on the Favourite-Longshot Bias (FLB) in tennis Betting Exchanges, using direct measures such as betting volume, average bet and standard deviation of the odds. According ...
    • La eficiencia energética, el efecto rebote y el crecimiento económico 

      Gómez Gómez-Plana, Antonio Upna; Arocena Garro, Pablo Upna; Peña Vidondo, Sofía Upna (Funcas, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      El trabajo revisa la relación entre la mejora de la eficiencia energética y el efecto rebote, así como el impacto que cabe anticipar sobre el consumo de energía y el crecimiento en la economía española.