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    • 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  OpenAccess
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Casting a wide net for innovation: mediating effect of R&D human and social capital to unlock the value from alliance portfolio diversity 

      García Martínez, Marian; Zouaghi, Ferdaous Upna; Sánchez García, Mercedes Upna (Wiley, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper examines the performance effects associated with different alliance portfolio configurations in terms of geographical location and partner type. Based on these distinctions, the authors hypothesize that more ...
    • Cooling water: a source of conflict in Spain, 1970-1980 

      Sesma Martín, Diego Upna (MDPI, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Water resources are limited and uneven in space and time. Competition for the use of the resource can lead to conflicts between water users. Besides its use for irrigation and agriculture, water is an essential input in ...
    • Decomposition and arrow-like aggregation of fuzzy preferences 

      Raventós Pujol, Armajac Upna; Campión Arrastia, María Jesús Upna; Induráin Eraso, Esteban Upna (MDPI, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We analyze the concept of a fuzzy preference on a set of alternatives, and how it can be decomposed in a triplet of new fuzzy binary relations that represent strict preference, weak preference and indifference. In this ...
    • Digitalization, multinationals and employment: an empirical analysis of their causal relationships 

      Gómez Gómez-Plana, Antonio Upna; Latorre, María C. (De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This study measures the effects of digitalization related to Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) investment on employment and other economic variables according to firms' ownership. We present two computable ...
    • 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 ...
    • Does ethnic segregation matter for spatial inequality? 

      Ezcurra Orayen, Roberto Upna; Rodríguez Pose, Andrés (Oxford University Press, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The article examines the link between ethnic segregation and spatial inequality in 71 countries with different levels of economic development. The results reveal that ethnic segregation is associated with significantly ...
    • The dynamic effects of non-performing loans on banks’ cost of capital and lending supply in the Eurozone 

      Chiesa, Gabriella; Mansilla Fernández, José Manuel Upna (Springer, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua
      This paper analyses the transmission channel from non-performing loans to the cost of capital, credit provision and liquidity creation in the banks of the Eurozone. The empirical results suggest that holdings of non-performing ...
    • The effect of human capital on occupational health and safety investment: an empirical analysis of Spanish firms 

      Núñez Aldaz, Imanol Upna; Prieto, Maite (Wiley, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper analyses how firms' human capital influences their investments in occupational health and safety (OHS). We argue that the incentive to protect workers by investing in OHS is a function of the stock of human ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Engineers and scientists as commercial agents of the Spanish nuclear programme 

      Torre Campo, Joseba de la Upna; Rubio Varas, María del Mar Upna; Sanz Lafuente, María Gloria Upna (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)   Capítulo de libro / Liburuen kapitulua  OpenAccess
      We aim at analysing the role of engineers and scientists as agents of economic modernization in Spain, which at the time was an underdeveloped economy ruled by an authoritarian regime.
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Geometrical aggregation of finite fuzzy sets 

      Campión Arrastia, María Jesús Upna; García Catalán, Olga Raquel Upna; Induráin Eraso, Esteban Upna; Lizasoain Iriso, María Inmaculada Upna; Raventós Pujol, Armajac Upna; Valero, Óscar (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A fuzzy set on a finite universe can be interpreted as a vector in a unit cube. This gives rise to a huge variety of approaches in order to aggregate finite fuzzy sets or to modify a given one. We analyze several geometrical ...
    • 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 ...
    • The hidden value of intangibles: do CEO characteristics matter? 

      Garcés Galdeano, Lucía Upna; García Olaverri, Carmen Upna (Emerald, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Purpose: A great deal of research has examined the relationship between a single CEO attribute and a single measure of firm performance; no attempts have been made to integrate them to create a more global vision of both. ...