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    • Measuring and decomposing productivity change in the presence of mergers 

      Arocena Garro, Pablo Upna; Saal, David S.; Urakami, Takuya; Zschille, Michael (Elsevier, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Managers and policymakers often encourage mergers and acquisitions of companies with the aim of increasing the productivity of the involved firms. However, problems with the measurement of productivity change usually occur ...
    • The energy and gross domestic product causality nexus in Latin America 1900-2010 

      Leiva, Benjamín; Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna (EconJournals, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A better understanding of the relationship between energy consumption and economic growth is important for the less developed regions of the world such as Africa or Latin America, which future might be compromised by the ...
    • Topologies for semicontinuous Richter–Peleg multi-utilities 

      Bosi, Gianni; Estevan Muguerza, Asier Upna; Raventós Pujol, Armajac Upna (Springer, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The present paper gives a topological solution to representability problems related to multi-utility, in the field of Decision Theory. Necessary and sufficient topologies for the existence of a semicontinuous and finite ...
    • The role of small bettors in price formation in betting exchanges 

      Abinzano Guillén, María Isabel Upna; Muga Caperos, Luis Fernando Upna; Santamaría Aquilué, Rafael Upna (Routledge, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The presence of small bettors in betting exchanges generates mispricing, which can lead to exploitation by informed traders or result in permanent price deviations. This paper shows that mispricing from this source is also ...
    • Optimizing energy consumption in transportation: literature review, insights, and research opportunities 

      Corlu, Canan Gunes; Torre, Rocío de la; Serrano Hernández, Adrián Upna; Juan, Ángel Alejandro; Faulín Fajardo, Javier Upna (MDPI, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      From airplanes to electric vehicles and trains, modern transportation systems require large quantities of energy. These vast amounts of energy have to be produced somewhere—ideally by using sustainable sources—and then ...
    • 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, ...
    • Are football managers as efficient as coaches? Performance analysis with ex ante and ex post inputs in the Premier league 

      Zambom Ferraresi, Fabíola Upna; Iraizoz Apezteguia, Belén Upna; Lera López, Fernando Upna (Routledge, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      There is a controversy on sport performance literature about what type of inputs might explain more deeply the performance of sports clubs (inputs specification controversy). By one side, several papers have analysed sports ...
    • The weak data on the water–energy nexus in Spain 

      Sesma Martín, Diego Upna; Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna (IWA Publishing, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper focuses on the fact that the water–energy nexus remains an irrelevant issue on the energy policy agenda and on the priorities of the energy leaders in Spain. This is a striking fact given that this takes place ...
    • The First World War and the Latin American transition from coal to petroleum 

      Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna (Elsevier, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua
      While it is true that the precise nature of the future energy transition is uncertain, and no standardized transition is expected as such, it is also true that the energy transition phenomenon can only be described as an ...
    • Quality of government and regional resilience in the European Union. Evidence from the Great Recession 

      Ezcurra Orayen, Roberto Upna; Ríos Ibáñez, Vicente Upna (Wiley, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua
      This paper examines the relationship between quality of government and regional resilience in the European Union during the Great Recession. The results show that the quality of government is an important factor when shaping ...
    • Profiting from collaborative innovation practices: identifying organizational success factors along the process 

      Anzola Román, Paula Upna; Bayona Sáez, Cristina Upna; García Marco, María Teresa Upna (Cambridge University Press, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Research on innovation management has pointed out that the capitalization of collaborative innovation practices is influenced by firms' internal context. This paper aims to answer the following question: which organizational ...
    • Long-term diversification paths and energy transitions in Europe 

      Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna; Muñoz Delgado, Beatriz (Elsevier B.V., 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The authors propose a synthetic indicator that allows one to compare and contrast the evolution of the composition of the primary energy baskets of eight European countries over the last two centuries, and quantitatively ...
    • Entrepreneurs’ human capital and growth aspirations: the moderating role of regional entrepreneurial culture 

      Capelleras, Joan Lluís; Contín Pilart, Ignacio Upna; Larraza Kintana, Martín Upna; Martín Sánchez, Víctor (Springer, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper investigates the impact of entrepreneurs’ human capital on their growth aspirations and the moderating role of regional entrepreneurial culture in this relationship. Based on human capital theory, we argue that ...
    • The role of sentiment and stock characteristics in the translation of analysts’ forecasts into recommendations 

      Corredor Casado, María Pilar Upna; Ferrer Zubiate, Elena Upna; Santamaría Aquilué, Rafael Upna (Elsevier, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The purpose of this paper is to further understanding of the determinants of analysts’ translational effectiveness and, specifically, the role of stock characteristics in the impact of sentiment in the translation of ...
    • The role of entrepreneurial orientation and family control of the firm in the economic recovery of underperforming firms 

      Capelleras, Joan Lluís; Contín Pilart, Ignacio Upna; Garcés Galdeano, Lucía Upna; Larraza Kintana, Martín Upna (Emerald, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Objetivo – El artículo analiza cómo la orientación emprendedora y el control familiar de la empresa influyen en el desempeño de las empresas con bajo rendimiento y cómo contribuyen a su recuperación económica. Diseño/met ...
    • Does analyst information influence the cost of debt? Some international evidence 

      Ferrer Zubiate, Elena Upna; Santamaría Aquilué, Rafael Upna; Suárez Suárez, Nuria (Elsevier, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua
      We examine the contribution of analyst forecasting accuracy in reducing the average total cost of debt to firms. Our results reinforce the importance of analyst accuracy as a mechanism for reducing information asymmetries ...
    • When do women make a better table? Examining the influence of women directors on family firm's corporate social performance 

      Cruz, Cristina; Justo, Rachida; Larraza Kintana, Martín Upna; Garcés Galdeano, Lucía Upna (SAGE Publications, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Our paper seeks to further understand the influence of gender board diversity on firms' corporate social performance (CPS) in the context of publicly held family firms. Grounded on corporate governance and family firm ...
    • The Energy Mix Concentration Index (EMCI): methodological considerations for implementation 

      Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna; Muñoz Delgado, Beatriz (Elsevier B.V., 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The Energy Mix Concentration Index (EMCI)is a quantitative indicator of concentration of the energy mix based upon the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index. We use the EMCI to compare the evolution of the diversification (versus ...
    • Attention to online channels across the path to purchase: an eye-tracking study 

      Cortiñas Ugalde, Mónica Upna; Cabeza Laguna, Rafael Upna; Chocarro Eguaras, Raquel Upna; Villanueva Larre, Arantxa Upna (Elsevier, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Currently, consumers display what is known as omnichannel behavior: the combined use of digital and physical channels providing them with multiple points of contact with firms. We combine the stimulus-organism-response (S-O-R) ...
    • On staggered prices and optimal inflation 

      Aguilera Bravo, Asier Upna; Casares Polo, Miguel Upna (Elsevier, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua
      This paper computes the steady-state optimal rate of inflation in a model with monopolistic competition under two different sticky-price specifications, Calvo (1983) and Taylor (1980).The optimal rate of inflation is ...