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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Health, Disability And Pathways Into Retirement In Spain

    In this paper the authors analyze the trends in labor force participation and transitions to benefit programs of older workers in relation to health trends as well as recent Social Security reforms. These preliminary conclusions are pessimistic regarding the effect of health improvements on the labor market attachment of older...

    Provided By FEDEA Foundation

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Spanish Business Bankruptcy Puzzle And The Crisis

    Spain has the world's lowest business bankruptcy rate (number of formal business bankruptcies divided by number of firms). The authors document this fact, analyze the Spanish institutional framework and compare it with those of other European countries. They argue that a way to organize the documented evidence is to keep...

    Provided By FEDEA Foundation

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Promoting Employment Of Disabled Women In Spain; Evaluating A Policy

    The Social Security system is Spain provides four different types of permanent disability pensions which are granted according to the severity of the disabling condition and the remaining capacity to work that is left for these individuals. Therefore, the system is designed to allow for a certain part of the...

    Provided By FEDEA Foundation

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Did Good Cajas Extend Bad Loans? Governance, Human Capital And Loan Portfolios

    Did financial institutions with better governance arrangements weather the recent financial crisis better? And how about those with more qualified chairmen? The authors answer these questions in the context of the Spanish Savings and Loans (Cajas). They find that neither formal governance institutions (e.g. the way the board is appointed)...

    Provided By FEDEA Foundation

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Unemployment And Temporary Jobs In The Crisis: Comparing France And Spain

    The goal here is to explain the strikingly different response of Spanish unemployment relative to other European economies, in particular France, during the ongoing recession. The Spanish unemployment rate, which fell from 22% in 1994 to 8% in 2007, reached 19% by the end of 2009, whereas the French unemployment...

    Provided By FEDEA Foundation

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Estimation Of Elasticity Price Of Electricity With Incomplete Information

    The sharp increase in energy prices and the growing concern for environmental issues, among other things, are behind the renewed interest in energy demand estimation. However, there is very little academic literature that takes account of the usual situation of energy suppliers: high quality but incomplete data. In this paper,...

    Provided By FEDEA Foundation

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Spanish Business Bankruptcy Puzzle And The Crisis

    Spain has the world's lowest business bankruptcy rate (number of formal business bankruptcies divided by number of firms). The authors document this fact, analyze the Spanish institutional framework and compare it with those of other European countries. They argue that a way to organize the documented evidence is to keep...

    Provided By FEDEA Foundation

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Promoting Employment Of Disabled Women In Spain; Evaluating A Policy

    The Social Security system is Spain provides four different types of permanent disability pensions which are granted according to the severity of the disabling condition and the remaining capacity to work that is left for these individuals. Therefore, the system is designed to allow for a certain part of the...

    Provided By FEDEA Foundation

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Did Good Cajas Extend Bad Loans? Governance, Human Capital And Loan Portfolios

    Did financial institutions with better governance arrangements weather the recent financial crisis better? And how about those with more qualified chairmen? The authors answer these questions in the context of the Spanish Savings and Loans (Cajas). They find that neither formal governance institutions (e.g. the way the board is appointed)...

    Provided By FEDEA Foundation

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Unemployment And Temporary Jobs In The Crisis: Comparing France And Spain

    The goal here is to explain the strikingly different response of Spanish unemployment relative to other European economies, in particular France, during the ongoing recession. The Spanish unemployment rate, which fell from 22% in 1994 to 8% in 2007, reached 19% by the end of 2009, whereas the French unemployment...

    Provided By FEDEA Foundation

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Estimation Of Elasticity Price Of Electricity With Incomplete Information

    The sharp increase in energy prices and the growing concern for environmental issues, among other things, are behind the renewed interest in energy demand estimation. However, there is very little academic literature that takes account of the usual situation of energy suppliers: high quality but incomplete data. In this paper,...

    Provided By FEDEA Foundation

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Health, Disability And Pathways Into Retirement In Spain

    In this paper the authors analyze the trends in labor force participation and transitions to benefit programs of older workers in relation to health trends as well as recent Social Security reforms. These preliminary conclusions are pessimistic regarding the effect of health improvements on the labor market attachment of older...

    Provided By FEDEA Foundation