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      Entry into motherhood: The effect of wages 

      Ariza, Alfredo; Ugidos Olazabal, Arantza (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2007-04)
      Using the ECHP, we explored the determinants of having the first child in Spain. Our main goal was to study the relation between female wages and the decision to enter motherhood. Since the offered wage of non-working women ...
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      On the strategic equivalence of multiple-choice test scoring rules 

      Espinosa Alejos, María Paz; Gardeazabal, Javier (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-12)
      A disadvantage of multiple-choice tests is that students have incentives to guess. To discourage guessing, it is common to use scoring rules that either penalize wrong answers or reward omissions. These scoring rules are ...
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      Optimal Correction for Guessing in Multiple-Choice Tests 

      Espinosa Alejos, María Paz; Gardeazabal, Javier (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2007-12)
      Building on Item Response Theory we introduce students’ optimal behavior in multiple-choice tests. Our simulations indicate that the optimal penalty is relatively high, because although correction for guessing discriminates ...
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      Selectivity, pulse fishing and endogenous lifespan in Beverton-Holt models 

      Da Rocha, José María; Gutiérrez Huerta, María José; Antelo, Luis T. (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
      Optimal management in a multi-cohort Beverton-Holt model with any number of age classes and imperfect selectivity is equivalent to finding the optimal fish lifespan by chosen fallow cycles. Optimal policy differs in two ...