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      Altruism in the (Social) Network 

      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, 2006-11)
      This paper explores the role of social integration on altruistic behavior. To this aim, we develop a two-stage experimental protocol based on the classic Dictator Game. In the first stage, we ask a group of 77 undergraduate ...
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      Altruism with Social Roots: An Emerging Literature 

      Brañas Garza, Pablo; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2006-11)
      This paper analyzes the emerging literature on the determinants of giving within a social network. We propose two main explanatory variables for previous experimental results on the friendship effect. The first is social ...
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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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      Forecasting accuracy of behavioural models for participation in the arts 

      Ateca Amestoy, Victoria María; Prieto Rodríguez, Juan (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012-01)
      In this paper, we assess the forecasting performance of count data models applied to arts attendance. We estimate participation models for two artistic activities that differ in their degree of popularity -museum and jazz ...
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      Social Interactions and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from Latin America 

      Ateca Amestoy, Victoria María; Cortés Aguilar, Alexandra; Moro-Egido, Ana I. (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2011-11)
      In this paper, we seek to examine the effect of comparisons and social capital on subjective well-being. Furthermore, we test if, through social influence and exposure, social capital is either an enhancer or appeaser of ...
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      Unions, Monetary Shocks and the Labour Market Cycle 

      Fernández de Córdoba, Gonzalo; Vázquez Pérez, Jesús (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2010-02)
      This paper provides a new growth model by considering strategic behaviour in the supply of labour. Workers form a labour union with the aim of manipulating wages in their own benefit. We analyse the implications on labor ...