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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 ...
Inequality for Wage Earners and Self-Employed: Evidence from Panel Data
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2007-03)
In this paper we study the evolution of income inequality for employees and self-employed workers. We highlight the importance of separately analyze these different sources of income to gain a broader understanding of ...
Entry into motherhood: The effect of wages
(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 ...