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33 p, 298.2 KB R&D cooperation between Spanish firms and scientific partners : what is the role of tertiary education? / Segarra Blasco, Agustí, 1958- (Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Departament d'Economia) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
This paper explores the factors that determine firm's R&D cooperation with different partners, paying special attention on the role of tertiary education (degree and PhDs level) in facilitating the connection between the firms and the to scientific bodies (technology centres, public research centres and universities). [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2011 (XREAP ; 2011-17)  
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39 p, 183.4 KB A logistic regression approach to estimating customer profit loss due to lapses in insurance / Guillén, Montserrat (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament d'Econometria) ; Pérez Marín, Ana María (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament d'Econometria) ; Alcañiz, Manuela (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament d'Econometria) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
This article focuses on business risk management in the insurance industry. A methodology for estimating the profit loss caused by each customer in the portfolio due to policy cancellation is proposed. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2011 (XREAP ; 2011-13)  
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45 p, 267.4 KB The link between public support and private R&D effort : What is the optimal subsidy? / Duch Brown, Néstor (Universitat de Barcelona) ; García Quevedo, José, 1963- (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Montolio Estivill, Daniel (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
The effectiveness of R&D subsidies can vary substantially depending on their characteristics. Specifically, the amount and intensity of such subsidies are crucial issues in the design of public schemes supporting private R&D. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2011 (XREAP ; 2011-09)  
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34 p, 622.3 KB Evaluating the impact of public subsidies on a firm's performance : a quasi-experimental approach / Duch Brown, Néstor (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Montolio Estivill, Daniel (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Mediavilla, Mauro (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Many regional governments in developed countries design programs to improve the competitiveness of local firms. In this paper, we evaluate the effectiveness of public programs whose aim is to enhance the performance of firms located in Catalonia (Spain). [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2007 (XREAP ; 2007-07)  
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33 p, 614.3 KB Barriers to innovation and public policy in Catalonia / Segarra Blasco, Agustí, 1958- (Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Departament d'Economia) ; García Quevedo, José, 1963- (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Teruel Carrizosa, Mercedes (Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Departament d'Economia) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
The present paper analyses the link between firms' decisions to innovate and the barriers that prevent them from being innovative. The aim is twofold. First, it analyses three groups of barriers to innovation: the cost of innovation projects, lack of knowledge and market conditions. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2007 (XREAP ; 2007-10)  
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44 p, 516.3 KB The Commons and anti-commons problems in the tourism economy / Álvarez-Albelo, Carmen D. (Universidad de La Laguna) ; Hernández Martín, Raúl (Universidad de La Laguna) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Countries specialised in tourism tend to face two problems with contradictory effects: the commons and the anti-commons, which lead to tourism over- and under-production, respectively. This paper develops a two-period model to analyse the joint effects of both problems on a small and remote tourism economy. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2009 (XREAP ; 2009-16)  
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51 p, 261.2 KB The Black Box of Business Dynamics / Callejón, María (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Ortún Rubio, Vicente (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Research in business dynamics has been advancing rapidly in the last years but the translation of the new knowledge to industrial policy design is slow. One striking aspect in the policy area is that although research and analysis do not identify the existence of an specific optimal rate of business creation and business exit, governments everywhere have adopted business start-up support programs with the implicit principle that the more the better. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2009 (XREAP ; 2009-7)  
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31 p, 172.3 KB Is it redistribution or centralization? On the determinants of government investment in infrastructure / Albalate del Sol, Daniel 1980- (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Bel i Queralt, Germà 1963- (Barcelona Graduate School of Economics) ; Fageda, Xavier, 1975- (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
The dilemma efficiency versus equity, together with political partisan interests, has received increasing attention to explain the territorial allocation of investments. However, centralization intended to introduce or reinforce hierarchization in the political system has not been object as of now of empirical analysis. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2010 (XREAP ; 2010-15)  
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134 p, 1.7 MB Usos, actituds i identitats lingüístics entre l'estudiantat universitari / Ipsos Marketing ; Serveis Lingüístics Universitaris ; Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Servei de Llengües
For more than a decade, Catalan universities have been collecting information about linguistic indicators in different centres and also about the language need of the members of university communities. [...]
Des de fa més d'una dècada, les universitats catalanes obtenen informació sobre indicadors lingüístics dels diferents centres i també sobre les necessitats lingüístiques dels membres de les comunitats universitàries. [...]

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36 p, 316.5 KB Lowering blood alcohol content levels to save lives : the european experience / Albalate del Sol, Daniel 1980- (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Road safety has become an increasing concern in developed countries due to the significant amount of mortal victims and the economic losses derived. Only in 2005 these losses rose to 200. 000 million euros, a significant amount - approximately the 2% of its GDP- that easily justifies any public intervention. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2006 (CREAP ; 2006-07)  

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