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45 p, 1.7 MB Productivity growth and competition in Spanish manufacturing firms : What has happened in recent years? / Segarra Blasco, Agustí, 1958- (Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Departament d’Economia) ; Teruel Carrizosa, Mercedes (Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Departament d’Economia) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
This paper addresses the issue of the relationship between productivity and market competition. In comparison to the economies of other European countries, the Spanish economy has been growing, while productivity growth has stagnated. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2006 (CREAP ; 2006-09)  
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34 p, 537.1 KB Economic development and changes in car ownership patterns / Matas i Prat, Anna (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada) ; Raymond Bara, José Luis (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia i d'Història Econòmica) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
The contributions of this paper are twofold: On the one hand, the paper analyses the factors determining the growth in car ownership in Spain over the last two decades, and, on the other, the paper provides empirical evidence for a controversial methodological issue. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2006 (CREAP ; 2006-01)  
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29 p, 303.7 KB Productive efficiency and regulatory reform : the case of vehicle inspection services / Trillas, Francesc (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada) ; Montolio Estivill, Daniel (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Duch Brown, Néstor (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Measuring productive efficiency provides information on the likely effects of regulatory reform. We present a Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) of a sample of 38 vehicle inspection units under a concession regime, between the years 2000 and 2004. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2006 (CREAP ; 2006-02)  
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24 p, 287.6 KB Factors explaining local privatization : a meta-regression analysis / Fageda, Xavier, 1975- (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Bel i Queralt, Germà (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Privatization of local public services has been implemented worldwide in the last decades. Why local governments privatize has been the subject of much discussion, and many empirical works have been devoted to analyzing the factors that explain local privatization. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2006 (CREAP ; 2006-03)  
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29 p, 298.4 KB Are two-part tariffs efficient when consumers plan ahead? An empirical study / Fernández Villadangos, Laura (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
During the last two decades there has been an increase in using dynamic tariffs for billing household electricity consumption. This has questioned the suitability of traditional pricing schemes, such as two-part tariffs, since they contribute to create marked peak and offpeak demands. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2006 (CREAP ; 2006-04)  
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20 p, 152.2 KB Job losses, outsourcing and relocation : empirical evidence using microdata / Artís Ortuño, Manuel (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Ramos Lobo, Raúl (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Suriñach Caralt, Jordi (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Using microdata, we analyse the determinants of firm relocation and conventional outsourcing decisions as a way to reduce employment. The results for a sample of 32 countries show the relevance of factors not considered previously in the literature. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2006 (CREAP ; 2008-05)  
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36 p, 316.5 KB Lowering blood alcohol content levels to save lives : the european experience / Albalate del Sol, Daniel (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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27 p, 2.1 MB The choice of banking firm : are the interest rate a significant criteria? / Garrido Torres, Antoni (Universitat de Barcelona) ; Arqué Castells, Pere (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia Aplicada) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
The objective of the research is to know the factors that in Spain determine the choice of banking organization. The obtained results indicate that the dimension of the network of branches is the reason more valued. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2006 (CREAP ; 2006-08)  
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28 p, 1.3 MB Political institutions and the development of telecomunications / Andonova, Veneta Stefanova (Universidad de Los Andes) ; Díaz Serrano, Lluís (Universitat Rovira i Virgili) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
It has traditionally been argued that the development of telecommunications infrastructure is dependent on the quality of countries’ political institutions. We estimate the effect of political institutions on the diffusion of three telecommunications services and find it to be much smaller in cellular telephony than in the others. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2006 (CREAP ; 2006-10)  
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53 p, 849.3 KB Capital humano : un análisis comparativo Catalunya-España / Raymond Bara, José Luis (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia i d'Història Econòmica) ; Roig Sabaté, José Luis (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia i d'Història Econòmica) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
En este documento se analizan comparativamente algunos aspectos relativos al capital humano de la economía catalana y española. En primer lugar se compara la dotación de capital humano tanto desde una metodología más tradicional, como es el caso de años de educación, como desde el punto de vista de la valoración del activo mediante actualización de flujos salariales a lo largo del ciclo vital de los individuos. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2006 (CREAP ; 2006-11)  

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