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Optimal Correction for Guessing in Multiple-Choice Tests
(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 ...
Process management in healthcare.Sant Camil Hospital case study
(Escuela Universitaria de Estudios Empresariales, 2013)
Nowadays due to the crisis, some government measures are aimed at reducing healthcare spending, affecting in some level or another the quality offered. Process management is said to be a useful tool for reducing healthcare ...
Social Interactions and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from Latin America
(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 ...