• 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. ...
    • Globalización y Política Económica 

      Benitez-Rochel, Jose Juan; Lacomb-Arias, Beatriz (2014-06-19)
      La globalización, entendida con integración económica internacional, ha aumentado en las últimas décadas impulsada, entre otros factores, por la reducción de los costes de los transportes y de las comunicaciones. En este ...
    • Grade retention and academic performance: a difficult relationship? 

      Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Ladrón de Guevara Rodríguez, María; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David (2022-06)
      The education debate in Spain has widely discussed the positive and negative features of grade retention on students’ academic performance but, in spite of its relevance, this impact has not been assessed beyond correlation. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • How secular staganation can affect income class structure in european countries: institutional and policy implications 

      Barcena-Martin, Elena Maria; Pérez Moreno, Elena (2019-07-10)
      In recent years, there has been increasing debate about the low economic growth and the risk of secular stagnation in economically advanced countries. Some authors point out possible links between secular stagnation and ...
    • How to make parents happy with the school and teachers? 

      jerrim, john; Prieto Latorre, Claudia; López Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David (2022)
      Parental satisfaction with their children’s school and teachers have been extensively analysed in the literature. However, most research works do not agree in the set of factors which define this parental satisfaction. ...
    • How to reach compromises in life satisfaction: a conflicting and multidimensional task 

      Oliveira Henriques, Carla; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David; López Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Luque-Gallego, Mariano (2019-07-10)
      Recent concerns around the importance of job and life satisfaction on firms’ productivity have been brought to the policy debate in the European Union. Irrespective of the numerous scientific publications that have been ...
    • Human capital and intergenerational occupational mobility: Some evidence for Spain 

      Caparros-Ruiz, Antonio (2015-06-29)
      Intergenerational occupational mobility is a topic that has attracted considerable interest in the economic literature for developed countries. Particularly, one of the central issues in political debate is the role of ...
    • Ideal Internet usage and academic achievement: finding the right balance 

      Ladrón de Guevara Rodríguez, María; López Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Prieto Latorre, Claudia; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David (2022-07)
      Younger generations have grown up with the Internet. Far from being a purely information search engine, the Internet has become fully integrated into the way children live and learn today. It has changed the way children ...
    • Inequality changes over time, pro-poor growth and reranking: local focus and global assessment 

      Barcena-Martin, Elena Maria; Imedio-Olmedo, Luis J.; Parrado-Gallardo, Encarnacion Macarena (XXI Encuentro de Economía Pública, 2014)
      When measuring the change in inequality the conclusion based on an overall inequality measure can hide some important changes at different parts of the distribution. In this paper we propose the decomposition of the ...
    • Inequality, welfare and order statistics 

      Parrado-Gallardo, Encarnacion Macarena; Imedio-Olmedo, Luis J.; Barcena-Martin, Elena Maria (2013-07-30)
      In this paper we use the distributions of order statistics to define functions with the appropriate properties and represent social preferences regarding income distributions. Following the approach of Yaari (1987, 1988), ...
    • The influence of social interactions on labour market outcomes: some evidence from Spain 

      Caparros-Ruiz, Antonio (2019-06-03)
      The economic literature has found hard evidence on the great significance of general and specific human capital to participate in the labour market, get an employment and have a career success characterised by higher wages ...
    • 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 ...
    • Innovación educativa mediante el uso del inglés como lengua vehicular en educación superior: Percepciones del alumnado 

      Barrios-Espinosa, Maria Elvira; Linde-Valenzuela, Teresa; Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro (2020-10-16)
      La investigación se realizó en el marco de un Proyecto de Innovación Educativa (en adelante, PIE) reconocido por el Vicerrectorado de Personal Docente e Investigador en su convocatoria 2019-2021, que plantea el diseño, ...
    • Intrahousehold allocation of resources and household deprivation 

      Barcena-Martin, Elena Maria (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 ...
    • Is grade retention the solution for failing? 

      Prieto Latorre, Claudia; López Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David (2020-01-21)
      The convenience of grade retention for students’ adequate progression in the education system has been the focus of great debate. However, the characteristics that the grade retention variable presents when explaining ...
    • 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 ...
    • Job satisfaction among primary school personnel in Madagascar 

      Gamero-Buron, Carlos; Lassibille, Gérard (2016-06-23)
      This article analyzes the job satisfaction of primary school teachers in Madagascar. Based on the estimation of multilevel models, low wages and problems getting paid, job insecurity, lack of in-service training, high ...
    • La Flipped Classroom o Clase Invertida 

      Luque-Domínguez, Eugenio J.; Parrado-Gallardo, Encarnacion Macarena (2019-05-28)
      Aplicación de la metodología MIX-Flipped e Classroom