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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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Product/process definition, technology adoption and workforce qualification: impact on performance 

      Bello Pintado, Alejandro Upna; García Marco, María Teresa Upna; Zouaghi, Ferdaous Upna (Taylor & Francis, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper analyses the impact of manufacturing technologies (MTs) and workers' qualifications on labour productivity and flexibility, taking into account the product-process (P-P) strategy adopted by the company. This ...
    • 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
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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
      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 ...
    • Valuing health using EQ-5D: the impact of chronic diseases on the stock of health 

      Sánchez Iriso, Eduardo Upna; Errea Rodríguez, María; Cabasés Hita, Juan Manuel Upna (Wiley, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Chronic diseases strongly affect individuals' health status. In aggregate terms, this impact is reflected by the stock of health, which measures the amount of health of a population in a given period of time. The objectives ...
    • 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. ...
    • Revisiting quality television: audience perceptions 

      Bayo Moriones, José Alberto Upna; Etayo, C.; Sánchez-Tabernero, A. (Taylor & Francis, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This article analyzes what the audience understands by the concept of quality as applied to television channels. This research also examines the influence of the perceived quality of the different programs broadcasted by ...
    • 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
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Weightable quasi-metrics related to fuzzy sets 

      Campión Arrastia, María Jesús Upna; García Catalán, Olga Raquel Upna; Induráin Eraso, Esteban Upna; Valero, Óscar (Hacettepe University (Turquía), 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We show that the definition of a fuzzy set is directly related to the existence of a weightable quasi-metric on a universe. This relationship is also explored in terms of functional equations coming either from the membership ...