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    • 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
      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 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; 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 ...
    • Learning by doing: the first Spanish nuclear power plant 

      Torre Campo, Joseba de la Upna; Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna (Cambridge University Press, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In the nuclear sector, turnkey projects can be considered an investment in obtaining information through “learning by doing” to capture rents from the next generation of reactors. As the first U.S. turnkey export project, ...
    • Determinants of sport performance in European football: what can we learn from the data? 

      Zambom Ferraresi, Fabíola; Ríos Ibáñez, Vicente Upna; Lera López, Fernando Upna (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Nowadays game-related statistics in the sports industry are demanded by coaches, players, managers, journalists, supporters, fans, video games developers, betting markets and academics. However, the employment of game ...
    • Strategy-proof location of public facilities 

      Alcalde Unzu, Jorge Upna; Vorsatz, Marc (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Consider the problem of locating a public facility taking into account the agents' preferences. To construct strategy-proof social choice rules, we propose a new preference domain that allows agents to have any single-peaked ...
    • La desigualdad en el estado nutricional en la España interior a finales del siglo XVIII 

      García Montero, Héctor (Aran, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      La desigualdad en el estatus nutricional neto calculada a través de la estatura media adulta y su evolución son desconocidos para la España de finales del siglo xviii. Objetivo: evaluar las diferencias sociales y ...
    • 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 ...
    • Impact of successful treatment with directacting antiviral agents on health-related quality of life in chronic hepatitis C patients 

      Juanbeltz Zurbano, Regina; Martínez Baz, Iván; San Miguel Elcano, Ramón; Goñi Esarte, Silvia; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Castilla Catalán, Jesús (Public Library of Science, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Background. Direct-acting antivirals (DAA) have demonstrated high efficacy to achieve sustained virological response (SVR) in chronic hepatitis C patients. We aim to assess the change in healthrelated quality of life (HRQoL) ...
    • Mejorar la suerte del proletariado. Cuestión social y repartos comunales (Navarra, 1868) 

      Lana Berasain, José Miguel Upna (Marcial PonsAsociación de Historia Contemporánea, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Este trabajo examina los acontecimientos de 1868 en la Navarra rural entendiéndolos como un hito importante en el giro hacia la atribución de una expresa funcionalidad social a los aprovechamientos comunales. El impulso a ...
    • Siting (and mining) at the border Spain-Portugal nuclear transboundary issues 

      Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna; Carvalho, Antoni; Torre Campo, Joseba de la Upna (Brepols, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This article is focused on nuclear transboundary issues between Portugal and Spain, two countries that share a long history of nuclear collaboration and conflict of late, where national borders played a crucial role. The ...
    • Electricidad nuclear y procesos de aprendizaje: el papel de Westinghouse y de General Electric en la experiencia española (c. 1955-1973) 

      Torre Campo, Joseba de la Upna; Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna (Universitat de Barcelona, Departament d'Història i Institucions Econòmiques, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Este artículo explora los procesos de aprendizaje y de transferencia tecnológica que situaron a España entre los firstcomers de la energía nuclear a finales de los años sesenta. Se trata de un ejemplo de industria naciente ...
    • 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  OpenAccess
      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, ...
    • Las dimensiones sociales de la percepción de la energía nuclear. Un análisis del caso español (1960-2015) 

      Espluga Trenc, Josep; Medina, Beatriz; Presas, Albert; Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna; Torre Campo, Joseba de la Upna (CSIC, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      La energía nuclear es una tecnología compleja, que requiere un uso muy intensivo de recursos y una toma de decisiones muy centralizada, cuya gobernanza supone un auténtico reto para las sociedades democráticas. En el ...
    • The effect of flooding on mental health: lessons learned for building resilience 

      Foudi, Sébastien; Osés Eraso, Nuria Upna; Galarraga, Ibon (American Geophysical UnionWiley, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Risk management and climate adaptation literature focuses mainly on reducing the impacts of, exposure to, and vulnerability to extreme events such as floods and droughts. Posttraumatic stress disorder is one of the most ...
    • Actividad física y salud autopercibida en personas mayores de 50 años 

      Lera López, Fernando Upna; Garrués Irisarri, Mirian; Ollo López, Andrea; Sánchez Iriso, Eduardo Upna; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna; Sánchez Santos, J. M. (Universidad Autonoma de MadridComunidad Virtual Ciencias del Deporte, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      El propósito del estudio es analizar los posibles efectos de la actividad física sobre la salud autopercibida. Para ello, se encuestó a 765 personas entre 50-70 años durante 2012 en España. Se utilizó el cuestionario ...
    • Nuclear power for a dictatorship: state and business involvement in the Spanish atomic program 1950-1985 

      Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna; Torre Campo, Joseba de la Upna (SAGE, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Spain was the first developing country to exploit a nuclear power plant commercially. By the early 1970s Spain had become the major nuclear client of the USA, the world’s largest reactor exporter. Despite its importance, ...
    • Power set extensions of dichotomous preferences 

      Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna; Dimitrov, Dinko (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper is devoted to the study of how to extend a dichotomous partition of a universal set X into good and bad objects to an ordering on the power set of X. We introduce a family of rules that naturally take into ...
    • Energy and economic growth: the stylized facts 

      Csereklyei, Zsuzsanna; Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna; Stern, David I. (IAEE, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We summarize what we know about energy and economic growth in a set of stylized facts. We combine analysis of a panel data set of 99 countries from 1971 to 2010 with analysis of some longer run historical data. Our key ...
    • Ruling the Commons. Introducing a new methodology for the analysis of historical commons 

      Moor, Tine de; Laborda Pemán, Miguel; Lana Berasain, José Miguel Upna; Weeren, René van; Winchester, Angus (Uopen Journals, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Despite significant progress in recent years, the evolution of commons over the long run remains an under-explored area within commons studies. During the last years an international team of historians have worked under ...