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      Benchmarking of patents: An application of GAM methodology 

      Mariel Chladkova, Petr; Orbe Mandaluniz, Susan (2007-04)
      The present article reexamines some of the issues regarding the benchmarking of patents using the NBER data base on U.S. patents by generalizing a parametric citation model and by estimating it using GAM methodology. The ...
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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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      Output dynamics in an endogenous growth model 

      Barañano Mentxaka, Ilaski; Moral Zuazo, María Paz (2003-07)
      The aim of this paper is to analyze whether endogenous growth RBC models are consistent with two stylized facts about U.S. output dynamics. First, GNP growth is positively correlated in the short run and it has a weak ...
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      Productivity's development in the Basque Economy during the period 1985-1994 

      Oguiza Tobar, Ainhoa (1998-09)
      [EN] The aim of this paper is to analyse the development of Basque Country's economy's productivity in the period 1985-1994 and, identify which are the factors that decide that evolution. We specify a Cobb-Douglas production ...
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      Should firms allow workers to participate in R&D investment? 

      Campo Corredera, María Luz (1999-10)
      [EN] This paper analyzes if the introduction of new technologies in unionized firms, should be chosen unilaterally by the firm or negotiated with the union. The results show that firms prefer to choose the level of R&D or ...
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      Timing of Wage Setting when Firms Invest in R&D 

      Bárcena Ruiz, Juan Carlos; Campo Corredera, María Luz (2003-12)
      In this paper, we analyze the effect that the timing of wage setting (i. e. whether wages set sequentially or simultaneously) has on the investment in R&D of firms, when that investment increases the productivity of labor, ...
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      Transboundary Externalities in the Environmental Transition Hypothesis 

      Ansuategui Cobo, José Alberto; Perrings, Charles (1999-01)
      The Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) is a hypothesis which implies that it is possible to "grow out of environmental degradation." Most theoretical models of the EKC relation have not accounted for transboundary and ...