• 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
    • Measuring Social Welfare Gains in Social Assistance Programs: An Application to European Countries 

      Barcena-Martin, Elena Maria; Ayala Cañón, Luis (2019-07-10)
      This paper aims to provide a framework for a complete assessment of the overall welfare gains resulting from social assistance programs. We make use of a social welfare function that satisfies several properties that must ...
    • Measuring the extent to which people is 'left behind' in multidimensional poverty in European countries 

      García-Pardo, Francisca; Barcena-Martin, Elena Maria; Pérez-Moreno, Salvador (2021)
      In this study we use a fuzzy approach to measure the degree to which an individual is left behind in terms of multidimensional poverty according to the AROPE framework in 2017 from a comparative European. We evince that ...
    • Metodología clase invertida como alternativa para la educación matemática en la enseñanza universitaria 

      Sánchez Cruzado, Cristina; Sanchez-Compaña, Maria 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 ...
    • More class time, better achievement? 

      López Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David (2017-02-06)
      Spanish press has widely criticized the fact that students spend almost their whole day at school, a practice rooted in the common belief that higher instruction time enhances students’ learning. However, in spite of this ...
    • Multidimensional poverty in Europe: measuring the `leaving no one behind´ principle 

      García-Pardo, Francisca; Barcena-Martin, Elena Maria; Pérez-Moreno, Salvador (2021)
      In this paper we present a fuzzy multidimensional approach for the measurement of the `leaving no one behind' principle underlying the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in European countries. In particular, we consider ...
    • Multidimensional poverty in the EU: rethinking AROPE through a multi-criteria analysis 

      Barcena-Martin, Elena Maria; Perez-Moreno, Salvador Jesus; Rodriguez-Diaz, Beatriz (2020-01-27)
      At risk of poverty or social exclusion rate (AROPE) constitutes the pivotal indicator of living conditions and poverty in the European Union. Nevertheless, as a multidimensional poverty measure, it has some drawbacks that ...
    • Necessary axioms and characterization of an index to measure the ‘Leave No One Behind’ principle 

      García-Pardo, Francisca; Barcena-Martin, Elena Maria (2022)
      ‘Leave no one behind’ has become an important principle of the entire 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals that brings inequality to the centre stage. Although a precise definition ...
    • 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 ...
    • On the trade-offs between hard and soft-skills skills: the Spanish case 

      Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David; López Agudo, Alejandro; Henriques, Carla (2022-07-01)
      The increasing relevance of non-cognitive skills (i.e., soft skills) for individual development and socioeconomic growth, and the well-established importance of cognitive skills in explaining socioeconomic success, ...