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  • The effect on students’ academic progression of relative school socioeconomic status 

    Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David (2019-01-29)
    It has been widely studied that students’ academic achievement may be affected by the socioeconomic characteristics of their peers. Nevertheless, little is known on whether the relative position that students occupied ...
  • Financial illiteracy in Spain: a structural problem 

    Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David; López Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Molina Marfil, José Antonio (2019-01-29)
    Financial education in Spain has been traditionally a forgotten subject. Nevertheless, recent economic problems, as the economic crisis, have put into focus the lack of financial literacy that Spanish population presents. ...
  • A simple subgroup decomposable measure of upward and downward income mobility 

    Barcena-Martin, Elena Maria; Cantó, Olga (2018-09-03)
    We propose a subgroup decomposable class of income mobility measures with good axiomatic properties by adapting the concept of “individual income gap between two moments in time” to a framework that is traditionally used ...
  • Have working conditions and health deteriorated in Europe 2005-2015? 

    Clavero-Barranquero, Antonio; González-Gallardo, Laura; González Álvarez, Mª Luz (2018-07-24)
    La crisis económica de la última década ha puesto en riesgo el estado del bienestar en algunos países. Una de las medidas utilizadas para contrastar esta afirmación hace referencia a la vida laboral de los empleados, lo ...
  • Parents’ and students’ gender-interaction: the effect of parental expectations 

    Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David; Prieto Latorre, Claudia; Lopez Agudo, Luis Alejandro (2018-07-23)
    The study of the effect on students’ academic achievement of their parents’ expectations has been widely explored; nevertheless, most of the existing evidence for the Spanish case is purely correlational and subject to ...
  • Studying at home: worth it? 

    Jerrim, John; López-Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David (2018-07-02)
    Homework time and its effect on students’ academic achievement is a relevant subject with worldwide repercussion. Nevertheless, although transcendental, this issue has been studied for primary education mostly by correlational ...
  • Parents' and Children's Gender: the effect of parental expectations in children's performance 

    Prieto Latorre, Claudia; Marcenaro Gutiérrez, Oscar David; López Agudo, Luis Alejandro (2018-06-26)
    Parental expectations have been found in the literature to explain their children’s academic achievement. Nevertheless, most of the evidence on this issue is the result of the endogeneity of parental expectations when ...
  • Evaluación dinámica de la sostenibilidad de empresas de aguas portuguesas 

    Pérez, Fátima; Molinos-Senante, María; Gómez, Trinidad; Sala-Garrido, Ramón; Caballero, Rafael (2018-06-22)
    En este trabajo se pretende realizar una evaluación mediante indicadores sintéticos, de la sostenibilidad de empresas de aguas portuguesas a lo largo de dos periodos de tiempo. Para ello se utilizarán los datos públicos ...
  • Students’ Homework: Useful for their Learning 

    Jerrim, John; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David; López-Agudo, Luis Alejandro (2018-06-18)
    The debate on the effect of students’ homework time on their academic achievement has been extensively discussed; nevertheless, international research does not seem to have reach to any definitive result. This homework ...
  • New accommodation models in city tourism: The case of Airbnb in Málaga 

    Fernández-Morales, Antonio; Mayorga-Toledano, Maria Cruz (2018-06-11)
    Tourism is one of the fields where collaborative consumption has arrived with more intensity. Although the emergence of Airbnb in the city tourism market has helped increase the number of tourists in most of the cases, it ...
  • Influencia del nivel educativo y otros co-determinantes en la probabilidad individual de sufrir desempleo 

    Navarro-Gomez, Maria Lucia; Rueda-Narvaez, Mario Federico (XXV Congreso de Economía Pública, 2018-01)
    El desempleo es uno de los principales problemas de la economía Española, con una evolución del mercado de trabajo notablemente peor en los últimos años que en el resto de países comparables. La tasa de paro española destaca ...
  • Is homework the solution to low academic performance? 

    Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David; Jerrim, John; Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro (2018-01-29)
    Parental associations have long held the view that Spanish elementary school pupils spend too much time undertaking homework. This situation is so alarming that it has recently (2016) caused a ‘homework strike’, which has ...
  • The difficulty of obtaining causal impact: an international analysis of students’ academic achievement 

    Jerrim, John; Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David; Shure, Nikki (2018-01-08)
    International large-scale assessments such as PISA are increasingly being used to benchmark the academic performance of young people across the world. Yet many of the technicalities underpinning these datasets are ...
  • The teaching crisis in less developed countries 

    Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David; Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro (2018-01-08)
    There is a huge concern on the influence of teachers on students’ cognitive learning. However, little is known about the causal impact of teachers’ knowledge on students’ performance. In addition, this effect is likely to ...
  • To weight or not to weight?: the case of PISA data 

    Jerrim, John; López-Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David (2017-09-25)
    International large-scale assessments (ILSA) –like e.g. PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS, etc.– have obtained a high worldwide popularity among researchers to study students’ academic achievement. Nevertheless, in spite of their recently ...
  • Metodología clase invertida como alternativa para la educación matemática en la enseñanza universitaria 

    Sánchez-Cruzado, Cristina; Sánchez-Compaña, Teresa; García-Pardo, Francisca (2017-09-18)
    Este trabajo de investigación se ha realizado con los objetivos de conocer los resultados obtenidos tras haber implementado propuestas didácticas basadas en la metodología de Clase Invertida (Flipped Classroom) en distintas ...
  • Intrahousehold allocation of resources and household deprivation 

    Barcena-Martin, Elena (2017-07-27)
    This paper analyzes to what extent household financial regime, in terms of level of income pooling and decision-making responsibilities, is associated with different levels of household deprivation. We conclude that either ...
  • Work engagement among school directors and teachers' behavior at work 

    Gamero-Buron, Carlos; Lassibille, Gérard (2017-07-14)
    The purpose of this paper is to analyze engagement at work among public primary school directors and to investigate the impact of school heads' management style on teachers' behavior at work, in a developing country. Results ...
  • Hábitos de estudio y rendimiento académico universitario: El poder predictivo de los tests on-line 

    Gamero-Buron, Carlos (2017-06-27)
    El objetivo de este trabajo es investigar de manera empírica la relación entre hábitos de estudio y rendimiento académico entre alumnos universitarios. La muestra está compuesta por 160 estudiantes matriculados en primer ...
  • Tourism mobility in time and seasonality in tourism 

    Fernández Morales, Antonio (2017-06-21)
    In this paper, tourism mobility is studied as a process that affects the population of a geographical area, like a country or a region, from the point of view of the generated trips in the region. To analyse mobility in ...

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