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      A Measure of Gender Wage Discrimination at Quantiles 

      Gardeazabal, Javier; Ugidos Olazabal, Arantza (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      The literature provides several scalar measures of gender wage discrimination that cannot identify whether discrimination is greater among high earners or among low earners. Furthermore, two populations may exhibit the ...
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      Career Planning in Spain: Do temporary contracts delay marriage and motherhood? 

      De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara; Iza Padilla, María Amaya (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2003-04)
      The aim of this paper is to find an empirical connection between the impressive increase in the use of temporary contracts in Spain and the observed increase in age at marriage and maternity. Using a pool of the six available ...
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      Ceilings and Floors? Gender Wage Gaps by Education in Spain 

      De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara; Dolado, Juan J.; Llorens, Vanessa (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005)
      This paper analyses the gender wage gaps by education throughout the wage distribution in Spain using individual data from the ECHP (1999). Quantile regressions are used to estimate the wage returns to the different ...
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      Decomposing the Gender Wage Gap: The effect of firms, occupations and Job Stratification 

      De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      This paper presents new evidence on the role of segregation into firms, occupations within a firm and stratification into professional categories within firm-occupations in explaining the gender wage gap. I use a generalized ...
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      Does Immigration Raise Natives’ Income? National and Regional Evidence from Spain 

      Amuedo Dorantes, Catalina; De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2008-04)
      How immigration affects the labor market of the host country is a topic of major concern for many immigrant-receiving nations. Spain is no exception following the rapid increase in immigrant flows experienced over the past ...
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      Education and the dynamics of family decisions 

      Echávarri Aguinaga, Rebeca (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2009-04)
      This paper investigates the extent to which a biased transmission of educational endowments affects fertility. To this end, we devise a version of Becker’s family decision model that takes preference change into account. ...
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      Endogenous Unions Formation 

      Chica Páez, Yolanda; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2009-12)
      This paper analyzes the process of endogenous union formation in the context of a sequential bargaining model between a firm and several unions and tries to explain why workers may be represented by several unions of ...
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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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      Immigrants Responsiveness to Labor Market Conditions 

      Amuedo Dorantes, Catalina; De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-05)
      Using data from the Spanish Labor Force Survey (Encuesta de Población Activa) from 1999 through 2004, we explore the role of regional employment opportunities in explaining the increasing immigrant flows of recent years ...
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      Labor Market Assimilation of Recent Immigrants in Spain 

      Amuedo Dorantes, Catalina; De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2006-01)
      This paper provides a preliminary analysis of the employment and occupational assimilation of recent immigrant waves to the Spanish labor market as their residencies lengthen. Using Spanish data from the 2001 Population ...
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      Life Expectancy, Human Capital, Social Security and Growth 

      Echevarría Olave, Cruz Ángel; Iza Padilla, María Amaya (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005)
      We analyze the effects of changes in the mortality rate upon life expectancy, education, retirement age, human capital and growth in the presence of social security. We build a vintage growth, overlapping generations model ...
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      More on Identification on Detailed Wage Decompositions 

      Gardeazabal, Javier; Ugidos Olazabal, Arantza (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002-04)
      Wage decompositions are often used to decompose wage differentials of two demographic groups into differences in characteristics and differences in returns to those characteristics. The later part is used as an estimate ...
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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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      Skill premium effects on fertility and female labor force supply 

      Iza Padilla, María Amaya; Ferrero Martínez, Dolores (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      In the last twenty years the United States has seen a positive relationship between female labor supply and total fertility rates, which differs from the pattern observed over the preceding years. We construct a general ...
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      Social Security, Education, Retirement and Growth 

      Iza Padilla, María Amaya; Echevarría Olave, Cruz Ángel (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2008-02)
      In this paper we analyze the effects of social security policies in an unfunded, earnings-related social security system on the incentives to education investment and voluntary retirement, on growth and on income inequality. ...
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      The effect of firm-level contracts on the structure of wages: evidence from matched employer-employee data 

      Card, David E.; De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2004-10)
      In Spain, as in several other European countries, sectoral bargaining agreements are automatically extended to cover all firms in an industry. Employers and employees can also negotiate firm-specific contracts. We use a ...
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      The effect of flexibility in working hours on fertility: A comparative analysis of selected european countries 

      Ariza, Alfredo; De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara; Ugidos Olazabal, Arantza (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2003-09)
      The main aim of this paper is to measure the extent to which part-time work enhances fertility for married or cohabiting women of fertile age. The study covers eleven European countries. The data used are a pool sample of ...
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      The Impact of Gender Segregation on Male-Female Wage Differentials 

      Amuedo Dorantes, Catalina; De la Rica Goiricelaya, Sara (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-09)
      This paper presents new evidence on the role of gender segregation and pay structure in explaining gender wage differentials of full-time salaried workers in Spain. Data from the 1995 and 2002 Wage Structure Surveys reveal ...
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      Unemployment rates and population changes in Spain 

      Echevarría Olave, Cruz Ángel; Eguía Peña, María Begoña (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      This paper discusses the long run effect of changes in the age distribution of Spanish population on the unemployment rate, disaggregated by sex and age segments in the light of cointegration theory given the non stationarity ...
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      Union Formation and Bargaining Rules in the Labor Market 

      Chica Páez, Yolanda; Espinosa Alejos, María Paz (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-03)
      This paper analyzes union formation in a model of bargaining between a firm and several unions. We address two questions: first, the optimal configuration of unions (their number and size) and, second, the impact of the ...