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Protecting the elderly and children in times of crisis : an analysis based on National Transfer Accounts / Solé, Meritxell ; Souto Nieves, Guadalupe ; Rentería, Elisenda ; Papadomichelakis, Giorgios ; Patxot, Concepció
The welfare state has been shown to be a powerful, effective mechanism in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. Yet, it retains a surprising bias towards the elderly, as identified in more than one strand of the social sciences literature. [...]
2020 - 10.1016/j.jeoa.2019.100208
Journal of the Economics of Ageing, Núm. 15 (2020)  
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42 p, 583.8 KB Economic valuation of preventing beach erosion : comparing existing and non-existing beach markets with stated and revealed preferences / Logara, Ivana (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) ; Bergh, Jeroen C. J. M. van den (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
Predicted climate change is likely to increase beach erosion in the future, inducing higher costs of beach maintenance. Hence, additional funds for their protection will be required. We examine the willingness to pay (WTP) of beach visitors for preventing beach erosion in the form of daily beach entrance fees in Crikvenica, Croatia, by applying the contingent valuation method. [...]
2014 - 10.1080/21606544.2013.863742
Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy, Vol. 3 Núm. 1 (gener 2014) , p. 46-66  
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Easy come, easy go? Economic shocks, labor migration and the family left behind / Gröger, André (Barcelona Graduate School of Economics)
This article investigates the impact of negative income shocks in migrant destination countries around the world on the domestic and international labor migration decisions of their family members left behind at origin. [...]
2021 - 10.1016/j.jinteco.2020.103409
Journal of International Economics, Vol. 128 Núm. 103409 (2021)  
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56 p, 658.4 KB The employment double dividend of environmental tax reforms : exploring the role of agent behaviour and social interaction / Klein, Franziska (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Bergh, Jeroen C. J. M. van den (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
It has been long debated whether environmental tax reform (ETR), i. e. a revenue-neutral shift of the tax burden from labour to carbon emissions, can have a double dividend, in terms of climate and economic goals. [...]
2020 - 10.1080/21606544.2020.1819433
Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy, Published online 15 Sep 2020  
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38 p, 974.1 KB The social multiplier of environmental policy : application to carbon taxation / Konc, Théo (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Savin, Ivan (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Bergh, Jeroen C. J. M. van den (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
We analyze the effectiveness of environmental policy when consumers are subject to social influence. To this end, we build a model of consumption decisions driven by socially- embedded preferences formed under the influence of peers in a social network. [...]
2021 - 10.1016/j.jeem.2020.102396
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 105 (Jan. 2021) , art. 102396  
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Searching for a better life : predicting international migration with online search keywords / Böehme, Marcus (German Federal Ministry of Finance) ; Groeger, André (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) ; Stöhr, Tobias (Kiel Institute for the World Economy)
Migration data remains scarce, particularly in the context of developing countries. We demonstrate how geo-referenced online search data can be used to measure migration intentions in origin countries and to predict bilateral migration flows. [...]
2020 - 10.1016/j.jdeveco.2019.04.002
Journal of development economics, Vol. 142 Núm. 102347 (January 2020)  
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8 p, 1.2 MB Cervical cancer prevention in Morocco : a model-based cost-effectiveness analysis / Messoudi, Wadie (Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah. Laboratory of Coordination of Studies and Research in Analysis and Economic Forecast (Morocco)) ; Elmahi, Toufik (Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah. Laboratory of Coordination of Studies and Research in Analysis and Economic Forecast (Morocco)) ; Nejjari, Chakib (Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah. Laboratory of Epidemiology, Clinical Research and Community Health (Morocco)) ; Tachfouti, Nabil (Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah. Laboratory of Epidemiology, Clinical Research and Community Health (Morocco)) ; Zidouh, Ahmed (Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Treatment (Morocco)) ; Saadani, Ghali (Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah. Laboratory of Coordination of Studies and Research in Analysis and Economic Forecast (Morocco)) ; Moriña, David (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Matemàtiques) ; Díaz Sanchís, Mireia (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red)
Objective: Cervical cancer is a huge public health issue in Morocco which represents the second most frequent and fatal cancer among women. Countries that have not yet introduced the HPV vaccine could benefit greatly, but before implementation it is necessary to perform country-specific economic assessments that include current screening practices. [...]
2019 - 10.1080/13696998.2019.1624556
Journal of Medical Economics, Vol. 22, Issue 11 (2019) , p. 1153-1159  
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43 p, 467.7 KB Welfare-maximizing assignment of agents to hierarchical positions / Hafalir, Isa (Carnegie Mellon University) ; Miralles, Antonio (Miralles Asensio) (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
We allocate agents to three kinds of hierarchical positions: top, medium, and low. No monetary transfers are allowed. We solve for the incentive-compatible (IC) mechanisms that maximize a family of weighted social welfares that includes utilitarian and Rawlsian welfares. [...]
2015 - 10.1016/j.jmateco.2015.09.004
Journal of mathematical economics, Vol. 61 (Desembre 2015) , p. 253-270  
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43 p, 787.6 KB Government spending shocks in open economy VARs / Forni, Mario (Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia) ; Gambetti, Luca (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
By using the Survey of Professional Forecasters, we provide new evidence on the openeconomy effects of government spending, focusing on a well-known puzzle in the literature, that the real exchange rate depreciates in response to a fiscal expansion. [...]
2016 - 10.1016/j.jinteco.2015.11.010
Journal of international economics, Vol. 99 (2016) , p. 68-84  
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51 p, 666.0 KB Fiscal consolidation with tax evasion and corruption / Pappa, Evi (European University Institute (Itàlia)) ; Sajedi, Rana (European University Institute (Itàlia)) ; Vella, Eugenia (European University Institute (Itàlia))
Using cross country data we show that tax evasion and corruption are highly important for determining the size of the . scal multiplier. We introduce these two features in a New Keynesian model with search and matching frictions, in order to revisit the e¤ects of tax and expenditure based consolidations. [...]
2015 - 10.1016/j.jinteco.2014.12.004
Journal of international economics, Vol. 96 Núm. 1 (2015) , p. s56-s75  

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