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    • 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 ...
    • Assigning numerical scores to linguistic expressions 

      Campión Arrastia, María Jesús Upna; Falcó Díaz de Cerio, Edurne Upna; García Lapresta, José; Induráin Eraso, Esteban Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this paper, we study different methods of scoring linguistic expressions defined on a finite set, in the search for a linear order that ranks all those possible expressions. Among them, particular attention is paid to ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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
      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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...