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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Optimizing energy consumption in transportation: literature review, insights, and research opportunities 

      Corlu, Canan Gunes; Torre, Rocío de la Upna; 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 ...
    • On the use of biased-randomized algorithms for solving non-smooth optimization problems 

      Juan, Ángel Alejandro; Corlu, Canan Gunes; Tordecilla, Rafael David; Torre, Rocío de la Upna; Ferrer, Albert (MDPI, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Soft constraints are quite common in real-life applications. For example, in freight transportation, the fleet size can be enlarged by outsourcing part of the distribution service and some deliveries to customers can be ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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) ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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  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 ...