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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 ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • 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; Goberna Tricas, Josefina; Pueyo Sanchez, Maria J; Garriga Comas, Neus; Úbeda Bonet, Immaculada; Caja López, Carmen; Espiga López, 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 ...
  • Escuriet, Ramón; Pueyo, María; 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 Leon, Alex; Ramalhinho, 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; Persico, Nicola; Todd, Petra (American Economic Association, 2010)
    An incentives based theory of policing is developed which can explain the phenomenon of random “crackdowns,” i.e., intermittent periods of high interdiction/surveillance. For a variety of police objective functions, random ...
  • Mujasi, Paschal N; Puig Junoy, Jaume (BioMed Central, 2015)
    Objectives: A key policy question for the government of Uganda is how to equitably allocate primary health care pharmaceutical budgets to districts. This paper seeks to identify variables influencing current primary health ...

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