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  • Jimenez-Martin, Sergi; Vall Castello, Judit (SpringerOpen, 2013)
    We test the hypothesis that exits from the labor market for pre-retirement individuals in Spain respond mainly to economic conditions and to incentives by analyzing two effects. First, we test the existence of spillover ...
  • Jiménez Guri, Eva; Udina Abelló, Frederic; Colas, Jean-François; Sharpe, James; Padrón Barthe, Laura; Torres, Miguel S.; Pujades Corbi, Cristina (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2010)
    Background: Boundaries that prevent cell movement allow groups of cells to maintain their identity and follow independent developmental trajectories without the need for ongoing instructive signals from surrounding tissues. ...
  • Escuriet Peiró, Ramón, 1968-; Pueyo, María Jesús; Perez-Botella, Mercedes; Espada, Xavi; Salgado i Gispert, Isabel; Gómez, Analía; Biescas, Herminia; Espiga, Isabel; White, Joanna; Fernández, Rosa; Fusté, Josep; Ortún Rubio, Vicente (BioMed Central, 2015)
    Background. In Spain, the Strategy for Assistance in Normal Childbirth (SANC) promoted a model of care, which respects the physiological birth process and discards unnecessary routine interventions, such as episiotomies. ...
  • Ortún Rubio, Vicente (Gobierno Vasco, 2006)
    Este artículo propone tres argumentos principales: que la esencia de la gestión clínica y sanitaria, pasa por reducir la brecha entre efectividad y eficacia, que se obtiene aquello por lo que se paga y que la gestión de ...
  • Felgueroso, Florentino; Gutiérrez Domènech, Maria; Jimenez-Martin, Sergi (SpringerOpen, 2014)
    Over the last 50 years, some important reforms in European countries were aimed at improving the system of vocational studies. By contrast, the Spanish educational law (LOGSE) from 1990 moved in the opposite direction. ...
  • Trapero-Bertran, Marta; Oliva Moreno, Juan (SpringerOpen, 2014)
    The HIV/AIDS disease represent a priority for all health authorities in all countries and it also represents serious added socioeconomic problems for societies over the world. The aim of this paper is to analize the economic ...
  • Carreras, Marc; Ibern Regàs, Pere; Coderch, Jordi; Sánchez, Inma; Inoriza, Jose M (BioMed Central, 2013)
    Background: In many developed countries, the economic crisis started in 2008 producing a serious contraction of the financial resources spent on healthcare. Identifying which individuals will require more resources and the ...
  • García Altés, Anna; Pinilla, Jaime (Pinilla Domínguez); Ortún Rubio, Vicente (BioMed Central, 2011)
    Background: The paradox of health refers to the improvement in objective measures of health and the increase in the reported prevalence of chronic conditions. The objective of this paper is to test the paradox of health ...
  • Rossi, Barbara (Wiley, 2016)
    This paper proposes a framework to implement regression-based tests of predictive ability in unstable environments, including, in particular, forecast unbiasedness and efficiency tests, commonly referred to as tests of ...
  • Ortún Rubio, Vicente; Meneu, Ricardo (Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales e Igualdad, 2006)
    Fundamento: Las disciplinas científicas, como la Economía, tienen valor per se, conviene, sin embargo, aproximar el impacto de sus aplicaciones en el bienestar social, o como mínimo –caso de la Economía de la Salud (ES)– ...
  • Escuriet Peiró, Ramón, 1968-; Goberna Tricas, Josefina; Pueyo, María Jesús; Garriga Comas, Neus; Úbeda Bonet, Immaculada; Caja López, Carmen; Espiga, Isabel; Ortún Rubio, Vicente (BioMed Central, 2015)
    Background: As a result of the growing number of interventions that are now performed in the context of maternity care, health authorities have begun to examine the possible repercussions for service provision and for ...
  • Tarozzi, Alessandro; Mahajan, Aprajit, 1973-; Blackburn, Brian; Kopf, Daniel J; Yoong, Joanne (American Economic Association, 2014)
    We describe findings from the first large-scale cluster randomized controlled trial in a developing country that evaluates the uptake of a health-protecting technology, insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs), through micro-consumer ...
  • Galí, Jordi, 1961- (American Economic Association, 2014)
    I examine the impact of alternative monetary policy rules on a rational asset price bubble, through the lens of an overlapping generations model with nominal rigidities. A systematic increase in interest rates in response ...
  • Escuriet Peiró, Ramón, 1968-; Pueyo, María Jesús; Biescas, Herminia; Colls, Cristina; Espiga, Isabel; White, Joanna; Espada, Xavi; Fusté, Josep; Ortún Rubio, Vicente (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Background: Childbirth assistance in highly technological settings and existing variability in the interventions performed are cause for concern. In recent years, numerous recommendations have been made concerning the ...
  • Eeckhout, Jan; Jovanovic, Boyan (Elsevier, 2012)
    The rise in world trade since 1970 has been accompanied by a rise in the geographic span of control of management and, hence, also a rise in the e ective international mobility of labor services. We study the e ect of such ...
  • Grasas León, Alex; Ramalhinho-Lourenço, Helena; Pessoa, Luciana S; Resende, Mauricio GC; Caballé, Imma; Barba, Nuria (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Background: Blood samples are usually collected daily from different collection points, such hospitals and health centers, and transported to a core laboratory for testing. This paper presents a project to improve the ...
  • Eeckhout, Jan; Kircher, Philipp Albert Theodor (Econometric Society, 2010)
    We investigate the role of search frictions in markets with price competition and how it leads to sorting of heterogeneous agents. There are two aspects of value creation: the match value when two agents actually trade and ...
  • Eeckhout, Jan; Kircher, Philipp Albert Theodor (Elsevier, 2010)
    In a market where sellers compete by posting trading mechanisms, we allow for a general search technology and show that its features crucially affect the equilibrium mechanism. Price posting prevails when meetings are ...
  • Dasso, Rosamaría; Fernández, Fernando, 1944- (SpringerOpen, 2015)
    We study the effects of a rural electrification program on employment in Peru. Taking advantage of the program’s roll-out across districts over time, we adopt differences-in-differences and fixed-effects strategies to ...
  • Galí, Jordi, 1961-; Gambetti, Luca (American Economic Association, 2015)
    We estimate the response of stock prices to monetary policy shocks using a time-varying coefficients VAR. Our evidence points to protracted episodes in which stock prices end up increasing persistently in response to an ...

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