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      Optimal Fiscal Policy with Rationing in the Labor Market 

      Gorostiaga Alonso, Miren Arantzazu (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002-07)
      This paper characterizes the optimal fiscal policy when it is assumed that there exists a minimum wage below which no worker can be hired. The rigidity due to the minimum wage legislation can lead to equilibria in which ...
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      Optimal Minimum Wage in a Competitive Economy: an Alternative Modelling Approach 

      Gorostiaga Alonso, Miren Arantzazu; Rubio-Ramírez, Juan F. (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2004)
      This paper analyzes whether a minimum wage can be an optimal redistribution policy when distorting taxes and lump-sum transfers are also available in a competitive economy. We build a static general equilibrium model with ...
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      Optimal Monetary Policy with Asymmetric Preferences for Output 

      Cassou, Steven P.; Scott, Patrick; Vázquez Pérez, Jesús (2012-11-15)
      Using a model of an optimizing monetary authority which has preferences that weigh inflation and unemployment, Ruge-Murcia (2003, 2004) finds empirical evidence that the authority has asymmetric preferences for ...
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      Optimal overall emissions taxation in durable goods oligopoly 

      Sagasta Elorza, Amagoia; Usategui Díaz de Otalora, José María (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      We analyze optimal second-best emission taxes in a durable good industry under imperfect competition. The analysis is performed for three different types of emissions and for situations where the good is rented, sold or ...
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      Option-Implied Preferences Adjustments and Risk-Neutral Density Forecasts 

      Alonso, Francisco; Blanco, Roberto; Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-06)
      The main objective of this paper is to analyse the value of information contained in prices of options on the IBEX 35 index at the Spanish Stock Exchange Market. The forward looking information is extracted using implied ...
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      Personal identity. A theoretical and experimental analysis 

      Aguiar, Fernando; Brañas Garza, Pablo; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz; Miller Moya, Luis Miguel (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2009)
      This paper aims to analize the role of personal identity in altruism. To this end, it starts by reviewing critically the growing literature on economics and identity. Considering the ambiguities that the concept of social ...
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      Policy Coordination in an Oligopolistic Housing Market 

      Saracho de la Torre, Ana Isabel; Usategui Díaz de Otalora, José María (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2008-03)
      This paper analyzes the consequences of the interaction between two different levels of government (regulators) in the development of housing policy when their decisions determine the level of competition in the housing ...
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      Population age structure and private consumption in Spain 

      Eguía Peña, María Begoña; Echevarría Olave, Cruz Ángel (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      In this paper we study the effect of population age distribution upon private consumption expenditure in Spain from 1964 to 1997 using aggregate data. We obtain four main results. First, changes in the population pyramid ...
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      Prices and the Real Exchange Rate in Hong Kong: 1985-2006 

      Echeverria Garaigorta, Paulina Elisa; Iza Padilla, María Amaya (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2010-11)
      This paper seeks to quantify to the extent to which price dynamics in Hong Kong are due to the Balassa-Samuelson hypothesis. From 1985 to 1998, the CPI in Hong Kong increased spectacularly, yet there was dramatic deflation ...
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      Product Differentiation with Consumer Arbitrage 

      Aguirre Pérez, Iñaki; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz (2003-03)
      We analyze the consequences of consumers behavior concerning personal arbitrage in a spatial discrimination context where firms know the consumers distribution but cannot distinguish them by location. The firms' equilibrium ...
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      Prosocial norms and degree heterogeneity in social networks 

      Kovarik, Jaromir; Brañas Garza, Pablo; Cobo-Reyes, Ramón; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz; Jiménez, Natalia; Ponti, Giovanni (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      We provide empirical evidence to support the claims that social diversity promotes prosocial behavior. We elicit a real-life social network and its members’ adherence to a social norm, namely inequity aversion. The data ...
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      Pulse vs. Optimal Stationary Fishing: The Northern Stock of Hake 

      Da Rocha, José María; Gutiérrez Huerta, María José; Taboada Antelo, Luis (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2011-11)
      Pulse fishing may be a global optimal strategy in multicohort fisheries. In this article we compare the pulse fishing solutions obtained by using global numerical methods with the analytical stationary optimal solution. ...
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      R&D Policy in Economies with Endogenous Growth and Non-Renewable Resources 

      Agnani, Betty; Gutiérrez Huerta, María José; Iza Padilla, María Amaya (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2007-10)
      The aim of this paper is to analyze how active R&D policies affect the growth rate of an economy with endogenous growth and non-renewable resources. We know from Scholz and Ziemens (1999) and Groth (2006) that in infinitely ...
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      Reconciling yield stability with international fisheries agencies precautionary preferences: the role of non constant discount factors in age structured models 

      Da Rocha, José María; García-Cutrín, Javier; Gutiérrez Huerta, María José; Touza, Julia (2015)
      International fisheries agencies recommend exploitation paths that satisfy two features. First, for precautionary reasons exploitation paths should avoid high fishing mortality in those fisheries where the biomass is ...
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      Reference Points and Optimal Management in Stochastic Age-Structured Fisheries Models 

      Da Rocha, José María; Gutiérrez Huerta, María José (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2009-07)
      The purpose of this article is to characterize dynamic optimal harvesting trajectories that maximize discounted utility assuming an age-structured population model, in the same line as Tahvonen (2009). The main novelty of ...
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      Reference Points Based on Dynamic Optimisation: A Versatil Algorithm for Mixed Fishery Management with Bio-economic Agestructured Models 

      Da Rocha, José María; Gutiérrez Huerta, María José; Cerviño, Santiago (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      Single-species management objectives may not be consistent within mixed fisheries. They may lead species to unsafe situations, promote discarding of over-quota and/or misreporting of catches. We provide an algorithm for ...
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      Reform of Spain's profesional services market: Implementation of the EU Services Directive 

      Ciarreta Antuñano, Aitor; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz; Zurimendi Isla, Aitor (FUNCAS, 2014-07)
      The implementation of the European Commission Services Directive initiated the modernization process of services markets within the European Union. The objective was to guarantee the creation of a single market by ensuring ...
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      Resale in Auctions with Financial Constraints 

      De Frutos, María Ángeles; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      This paper analyzes auctions where bidders face nancial constraints that may force them to resell part of the property of the good (or subcontract part of a project) at a resale market. First we show that the ine¢ cient ...
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      Roaming in the Mobile Internet: when coverage sharing agreements call for regulation 

      Fabrizi, Simona; Wertlen, Bruno (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2003-06)
      We examine competition in Mobile Internet services, when operators bargain over the coverage sharing and their reciprocal roaming charge. Results show that in equilibrium operators cover the overall territory entirely and ...
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      Second-best tax policy in a growing economy with externalities 

      Cassou, Steven P.; Gorostiaga Alonso, Miren Arantzazu; Gutiérrez Huerta, María José; Hamilton, Stephen F. (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2006-10)
      This paper investigates the exploitation of environmental resources in a growing economy within a second-best scal policy framework. Agents derive utility from two types of consumption goods one which relies on an ...