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      Choice of Product Variety for the Durable Goods Monopolist 

      Casado Izaga, Francisco Javier; Saracho de la Torre, Ana Isabel (1999-01)
      This paper analyzes the strategic choice of variety by a monopolist seller of a durable good as a means to mitigate his commitment problem. The monopolist chooses his product variety with a goal of ensuring that a strong ...
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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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      Comparative Study of Alternatives Analysis of Incomplete Disjunctive Tables 

      Zárraga Castro, María Amaya; Goitisolo Lezama, Beatriz (2000-05)
      [EN] Multiple Correspondence Analysis (MCA) studies the relationship between several categorical variables defined with respect to a certain population. However, one of the main sources of information are those surveys in ...
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      Comparing the performance of different approaches to deal with attribute non-attendance in discrete choice experiments: a simulation experiment 

      Hoyos Ramos, David; Mariel Chladkova, Petr; Meyerhoff, Jürgen (2010)
      There is a growing body of literature acknowledging that respondents to DCE often use simplifying strategies, like ignoring one or several attributes to provide with their choices. Two main approaches have appeared to ...
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      Competition, regulation, and pricing behavior in the Spanish retail gasoline market 

      Contín Pilart, Ignacio; Correljé, Aad F.; Palacios, María Blanca (2006)
      The restructuring of the Spanish oil industry produced a highly concentrated oligopoly in the retail gasoline market. In June 1990 the Spanish government introduced a system of ceiling price regulation in order to ensure ...
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      Conditional beta pricing models: A nonparametric approach 

      Ferreira García, María Eva; Gil Bazo, Javier; Orbe Mandaluniz, Susan (2010)
      We propose a two-stage procedure to estimate conditional beta pricing models that allow for flexibility in the dynamics of assets' covariances with risk factors and market prices of risk (MPR). First, conditional covariances ...
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      Consumption-Leisure Trade-offs and Persistency in Business Cycles 

      Barañano Mentxaka, Ilaski; Moral Zuazo, María Paz (2007)
      This paper studies whether nonseparabilities between consumption and leisure may help to explain the observed persistence in GNP growth. We consider an extended version of Lucas' (1988) human capital investment model that ...
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      Dornbusch and Fischer on Capital and Income 

      Ormazabal Sánchez, Kepa Mirena (2002-05)
      In this paper I critically analyze the relationship that professors Dornbusch and Fischer establish among the concepts of GNP, NNP and aggregate income. In principle, aggregate income is NNP; indeed, the whole point of ...
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      Doubly fractional models for dynamic heteroskedastic cycles 

      Artiach Escauriaza, Miguel Manuel; Arteche González, Jesús María (2011-02)
      Strong persistence is a common phenomenon that has been documented not only in the levels but also in the volatility of many time series. The class of doubly fractional models is extended to include the possibility of long ...
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      Economic Growth and Electricity Consumption in 12 European Countries: A Causality Analysis Using Panel Data 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Zárraga Alonso, Ainhoa (2008)
      We apply recent panel methodology to investigate the relationship between electricity consumption and real GDP for a set of 12 European Union countries using annual data for the period 1970-2004. Recently developed tests ...
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      Economic Integration and Privatization of Publicly-owned Firms 

      Bárcena Ruiz, Juan Carlos; Garzón San Felipe, María Begoña (2001-12)
      [EN] We analyse in this paper whether it should be the government of each country that decides whether to privatise a publicly-owned firm (non integration) or whether a supra-national authority should decide whether ...
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      La Educación Ocupacional y la Salida del Paro en España 

      Murillo Arcos, José Ignacio (1999-10)
      [EN] This paper considers the estimation of the effect of vocational education on the probability of employment using Spanish data from the linked Active Population Survey (EPA) since 1992 to 1997. After allowing for ...
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      Electricity consumption and economic growth: evidence from Spain 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Zárraga Alonso, Ainhoa (2007-01)
      The paper investigates both linear and nonlinear causality between electricity consumption and economic growth in Spain for the period 1971-2005. We use the methodology of Toda and Yamamoto (1995) and Dolado and Lütkepohl ...
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      Entrada endógena ineficiente 

      Rubio Peña, Jesús Ángel (2002-07)
      [EN] Stewart (1994) presents a model of endogenous entry. In his article Stewart proposes the following topic for future research: "An important feature of the model is that entry would be inefficient from the producers' ...
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      Environmental Policy in Unionized Industries 

      Campo Corredera, María Luz (2001-10)
      [EN] This paper focuses on the effects of environmental policy over the perfomance of firms and workers, when there is local pollution. We assume that the government chooses the environmental policy announcing an upper ...
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      Environmental Standards, Wage Incomes and the Location of Polluting Firms 

      Bárcena Ruiz, Juan Carlos; Garzón San Felipe, María Begoña (2000-03)
      The purpose of this paper is to study how the choice of environmental standards by governments is affected by the existence of wage incomes when firms' location is endogenous. In developed countries labor is unionized, ...
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      ¿Es necesaria una política redistributiva del ingreso en Chile? Evidencia Empírica desde el principio de igualdad de oportunidades 

      Cabrales Gómez, Fernando; Fernández Sainz, Ana Isabel; Grafe Arias, Federico Hans (2004)
      [ES] Este trabajo evalúa la política tributaria vigente en Chile desde la perspectiva del criterio de Igualdad de Oportunidades. Bajo este criterio es deseable actuar para compensar a las personas por las circunstancias ...
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      Estacionalidad determinista y estocástica en series temporales macroeconómicas 

      Díaz-Emparanza Herrero, Ignacio; López de Lacalle Beltrán de Heredia, Javier (2004-12)
      Basándose en la literatura existente, en este trabajo se propone una metodología para el estudio gráfico y analítico del componente estacional en una serie temporal. El objetivo del análisis es determinar si el componente ...
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      factor analysis of a set of contingency tables 

      Zárraga Castro, María Amaya; Goitisolo Lezama, Beatriz (2000-09)
      [EN] The aim of this paper is to develope a factor method for the simultaneous analysis of several contingency tables. As in multiple correspondence analysis, the method studies similarity among rows, among columns and ...
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      Factores de riesgo y supervivencia libre de tumor en pacientes con trasplante renal de cadáver 

      Lampreabe Gaztelu, Ildefonso; Virto Moreno, Jorge; Orbe Lizundia, Jesús María; Zárraga, S.; Urbizu, J. M.; Gainza Ríos, Francisco Javier; García, G.; Amenábar, J. J. (2003)
      [Background] There is an agreement in the fact that cancer incidence in transplant recipients increases at a rate disproportionately greater than in the general population. Several clinical studies have identified cancer ...