Working papers
Compilation of documents that synthesize an original research about a concret topic in a study area with the aim of report on the state of the research. They help to discover new idees and concepts and to shape research lines specially in the social sciences and humanities areas. For example: the working papers of the Department of Economic History and Economy, Social and Political Sciences Institute or the UAB Olimpic Studies Center.
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2016-06-13
09:48

44 p, 734.5 KB
Changes in fuel economy : an analysis of the Spanish car market / Matas i Prat, Anna ; Raymond Bara, José Luís ; Domínguez Moreno, Jorge Andrés
This paper estimates the role that technological change and car characteristics have played in the rate of fuel consumption of vehicles over time. Using data from the Spanish car market from 1988 to 2013, we estimate a reduced form equation that relates fuel consumption with a set of car characteristics. [...]
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada 2016 (Document de treball (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada) ; 16.08)  
2016-06-13
09:48

38 p, 366.0 KB
How do road infrastructure investments affect the regional economy? Evidence from Spain / Matas i Prat, Anna ; Ruiz Marín, Adriana Karina ; Raymond Bara, José Luís
This paper analyses the relationship between road infrastructure improvements and investment in capital assets. Using aggregate data at a provincial level for 1977-2008, an equation for machinery and equipment investment is estimated applying Panel Corrected Standard Errors. [...]
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada 2016 (Document de treball (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada) ; 16.10)  
2016-06-13
09:48

43 p, 394.6 KB
Behavioral regulatory agencies / Trillas, Francesc
This article analyses how the commitment problem in regulation, and the potential for a strategic delegation solution, is affected by the consideration of bounded rationality by agents that participate in the regulatory interaction. [...]
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada 2016 (Document de treball (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada) ; 16.06)  
2016-06-13
09:48

34 p, 925.7 KB
Euro, crisis and unemployment : Youth patterns, youth policies? / Sala Lorda, Hèctor ; Ghoshray, Atanu ; Ordóñez, Javier
This paper examines the occurrence of structural breaks in European unemployment associated with major events experienced by the European economies at an institutional level: the creation of the European and Monetary Union (EMU) in 1999, and the Euro/financial crisis in 2008-2009, which was followed by a general and intensive reform process in the years afterwards. [...]
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada 2016 (Document de treball (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada) ; 16.09)  
2016-06-01
19:35

30 p, 771.9 KB
Beyond the separation of church and state: explaining the new governance of religious diversity in Spain / Griera i Llonch, Ma. del Mar, 1978- ; Martínez Ariño, Julia ; García-Romeral Moreno, Gloria ; Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity
MPI: Göttingen, 2014 (MMG Working Paper; 14-08)  
2016-05-18
13:17

52 p, 835.1 KB
Findings and recommendations for research-based practice in science education / Balzano, Emilio (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II) ; Couso, Digna (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) ; Galili, Igal (Universitah ha-Ivrit bi-Yerushalayim) ; Gramajo, Maria Cecilia (Universidad Nacional de Salta) ; Orozco Cruz, Juan Carlos (Universidad Pedagógica Nacional (Colòmbia)) ; Harres, João Batista Siqueira (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul)
Aquest informe presenta les conclusions de la investigació desenvolupada en el marc del projecte TRACES. Les conclusions es presenten en forma de recomanacions per a possibles iniciatives i polítiques futures centrades en l'educació científica. [...]
2012 (Deliverables Projecte TRACES)  
2016-05-18
13:13

201 p, 4.8 MB
Spanish case studies (Project TRACES) / Couso, Digna (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) ; Badillo Jiménez, Edelmira Rosa (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) ; Simarro Rodríguez, Cristina (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) ; Garrido Espeja, Anna (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) ; Moreno, Isabel (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
2012 (Deliverables Projecte TRACES)  
2016-05-18
13:11

88 p, 1.7 MB
Research and practice in science education : a cross comparison of national surveys / Balzano, Emilio (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II) ; Couso, Digna (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) ; Galili, Igal (Universitah ha-Ivrit bi-Yerushalayim) ; Gramajo, Maria Cecilia (Universidad Nacional de Salta) ; Orozco Cruz, Juan Carlos (Universidad Pedagógica Nacional (Colòmbia)) ; Harres, João Batista Siqueira (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul)
Aquest informe és una fita important en el desenvolupament de Traces. Es tanca la primera fase del projecte - un estudi sobre la bretxa d'investigació-pràctica centrat en els mestres - i estableix les bases per al segon - un estudi de camp per mirar a la mateixa qüestió en viu.
2012 (Deliverables Projecte TRACES)  
2016-05-18
11:10

70 p, 3.9 MB
D2.6 ECB InGenious : European synthesis report / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Centre de Recerca per a l'Educació Científica i Matemàtica
2014 (Deliverables Projecte ECB_InGenious)  
2016-05-18
11:09

55 p, 1008.0 KB
D2.5 ECB InGenious : Country reports on research developments / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Centre de Recerca per a l'Educació Científica i Matemàtica
2014 (Deliverables Projecte ECB_InGenious)