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      Analysis of volatility transmissions in integrated and interconnected markets: The case of the Iberian and French markets 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Zárraga Alonso, Ainhoa (2012)
      This paper models the mean and volatility spillovers of prices within the integrated Iberian and the interconnected Spanish and French electricity markets. Using the constant (CCC) and dynamic conditional correlation (DCC) ...
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      Are Bar Associations Anticompetitive? An Empirical Analysis of Recommended Prices for Legal Services in Spain 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz; Zurimendi Isla, Aitor (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      The European Commission Report on Competition in Professional Services found that recommended prices by professional bodies have a significant negative effect on competition since they may facilitate the coordination of ...
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      Assesing the impact of public policies on labor market and poverty 

      Gorjón García, Lucía (2017-12-19)
      This PhD thesis evaluates the direct and indirect effects of two economic policies. The aim of the first chapter is to evaluate the family friendly law (Act 39/99) approved in Spain in 1999, which grants parents the right ...
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      Asset pricing and systematic liquidity risk: an empirical investigation of the Spanish stock market 

      Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo; Martínez Sedano, Miguel Ángel; Nieto, Belén (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      Systematic liquidity shocks should affect the optimal behavior of agents in financial markets. Indeed, fluctuations in various measures of liquidity are significantly correlated across common stocks. Accordingly, this ...
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      Autorregresive conditional volatility, skewness and kurtosis 

      León, Angel; Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo; Serna, Gregorio (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      This paper proposes a GARCH-type model allowing for time-varying volatility, skewness and kurtosis. The model is estimated assuming a Gram-Charlier series expansion of the normal density function for the error term, which ...
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      Business cycles in a small open economy: The case of Hong Kong 

      Echeverria Garaigorta, Paulina Elisa; Iza Padilla, María Amaya (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2011-12)
      This paper analyzes the business cycle properties of the Hong Kong economy during the 1982-2004 period, which includes the financial crisis experienced in 1997-98. We show that output, output growth rate and real interest ...
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      Can the change in the composition of the US GDP explain the Great Moderation? A test via oil price shocks 

      Maravalle, Alessandro (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      The paper investigates whether the growing GDP share of the services sector can contribute to explain the great moderation in the US. We identify and analyze three oil price shocks and use a SVAR analysis to measure their ...
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      Career Planning in Spain: Do temporary contracts delay marriage and motherhood? 

      De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara; Iza Padilla, María Amaya (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2003-04)
      The aim of this paper is to find an empirical connection between the impressive increase in the use of temporary contracts in Spain and the observed increase in age at marriage and maternity. Using a pool of the six available ...
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      Ceilings and Floors? Gender Wage Gaps by Education in Spain 

      De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara; Dolado, Juan J.; Llorens, Vanessa (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005)
      This paper analyses the gender wage gaps by education throughout the wage distribution in Spain using individual data from the ECHP (1999). Quantile regressions are used to estimate the wage returns to the different ...
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      Commitment Power in a Non-Stationary Durable-Good Market 

      Usategui Díaz de Otalora, José María (2001-05)
      This paper derives and evaluates the decisions of a durable good monopolist in a context where demand for the services of the durable good changes over time. It shows that, if the size of the market decreases over time, ...
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      Competitive Pressure and Job Interview Lying: A Game Theoretical Analysis 

      Midjord, Rune (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      We consider a job contest in which candidates go through interviews (cheap talk) and are subject to reference checks. We show how competitive pressure - increasing the ratio of "good" to "bad" type candi- dates - can ...
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      Computing abuse related damages in the case of new entry: An illustration for the Directory Enquiry Services market 

      Martínez Granado, María Teresa; Siotis, Georges (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2006-07)
      A number of European countries, among which the UK and Spain, have opened up their Directory Enquiry Services (DQs, or 118AB) market to competition. We analyse the Spanish case, where both local and foreign firms challenged ...
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      Consumer Confidence and Yield Spreads in Europe 

      Ferreira García, María Eva; Martínez, María Isabel; Navarro, Eliseo; Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-02)
      This paper shows the extraordinary capacity of yield spreads to anticipate consumption growth as proxy by the Economic Sentiment Indicator elaborated by the European Commission in order to predict turning points in business ...
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      Consumer Expertise or Credit Risk? An empirical analysis of mortgage pricing 

      Barrutia Legarreta, José María; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      Loan mortgage interest rates are usually the result of a bank-customer negotiation process. Credit risk, consumer cross-buying potential, bundling, financial market competition and other features affecting the bargaining ...
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      Contributing to Fisheries Sustainability: Inequality Analysis in the High Seas Catches of Countries 

      Gutiérrez Huerta, María José; Inguanzo Lorenzo, Belén (MDPI, 2019-06-01)
      The uneven exploitation of scarce natural resources threatens their sustainability by altering the commitment of agents. In fisheries, a great portion of catches is known to be concentrated in a few countries. Aiming to ...
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      Cyclical Features of Uzawa-Lucas Endogenous Growth Model 

      Restrepo Ochoa, Sergio I.; Vázquez Pérez, Jesús (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002-07)
      This paper analyzes the cyclical properties of a generalized version of Uzawa-Lucas endogenous growth model. We study the dynamic features of different cyclical components of this model characterized by a variety of ...
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      Data Revisions in the Estimation of DSGE Models 

      Casares, Miguel; Vázquez Pérez, Jesús (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      Revisions of US macroeconomic data are not white-noise. They are persistent, correlated with real-time data, and with high variability (around 80% of volatility observed in US real-time data). Their business cycle effects ...
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      Decomposing the Gender Wage Gap: The effect of firms, occupations and Job Stratification 

      De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      This paper presents new evidence on the role of segregation into firms, occupations within a firm and stratification into professional categories within firm-occupations in explaining the gender wage gap. I use a generalized ...
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      Demand for Cultural Heritage 

      Ateca Amestoy, Victoria María (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2011-11)
      The concept of cultural heritage has experienced a process of extension during the past few decades. Because it is a cultural construction, it is subject to differences in appreciation based on contextual and institutional ...
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      Democratic Values Transmission 

      Brañas Garza, Pablo; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz; Giritligil, Ayca E. (2013-01)
      This study addresses the issue of intergenerational transmission of democratic values embedded in social choice rules. We focus on a few rules which have been the focus of social choice theory: plurality, plurality with a ...