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  • Performance of spanish cooperatives: from the Great Recession to the COVID-19 pandemic 

    Sala Rios, Mercè (Ediciones Complutense, 2022)
    This is study is focused on Spanish cooperatives. The data span thirteen years (2008-2020). It includes the Great Recession, the upturn years that came after it, and the worst year of the COVID-19 crisis ...
  • Cooperatives' Export Performance: Is Size Relevant? 

    Sala Rios, Mercè; Torres Solé, Teresa; Farré i Perdiguer, Mariona (Universidad de Almería, 2022-04-27)
    This research deals with a particular business organisation model, such as manufacturing cooperatives. The general aim is to analyse the relationship between cooperatives' export behaviour and their size. The specific ...
  • Intermittency and the social role of storage 

    Giulietti, Monica; Trujillo-Baute, Elisa; Waterson, Michael (2022-04-08)
    Our paper examines the social benefit of energy storage in terms of smoothing the intermittent output of wind in Britain in the context of a significant wind generation presence. The resultant price smoothing creates ...
  • Young Women, Employment and Precarity: The Face of Two Periods of Crisis in Spain (2008–2021) 

    Cabasés i Piqué, Ma. Àngels; Úbeda Pavia, Miquel (MDPI, 2022)
    Youth employment in Spain is characterised by temporary contracts, part-time jobs, and low wages, a long-standing situation that has been further accentuated since the 2008 crisis, placing young people, especially women, ...
  • El valor social de la Universitat de Lleida. Una anàlisi quantitativa 

    Sala Rios, Mercè; Farré i Perdiguer, Mariona; Torres Solé, Teresa (2022)
    L’objectiu d’aquest informe és analitzar quantitativament l’impacte econòmic i social que genera l’activitat de la Universitat de Lleida (UdL) sobre l’economia i la societat. L’estudi s’ha fet amb dades de l’any 2019 o, ...
  • Combining preferences and heuristics in analysing consumer behaviour 

    Mir, Pere (Springer, 2022)
    This paper proposes a seminal model that combines heuristics and preferences to analyse decision-making processes related to the consumption of goods and services. The model has been built by recombining diferent results ...
  • Young women in Spain faced with a model of structural job insecurity 

    Cabasés i Piqué, Ma. Àngels; López, Joffre (Cogent OA, 2022)
    The last two socioeconomic crises (2008 and 2020) in Spain have aggravated the precarious situation of the youth population in the labour market, reducing their chances of emancipation. However, the information that can ...
  • How did Spanish Cooperatives Fare in the Inter-Crisis Period (2008-2020)? 

    Sala Rios, Mercè (Crimson Publishers, 2022)
    We present some reflections about how Spanish cooperatives, the most important social economy entity in Spain, have fared in the period 2008-2020. We analyse their economic and financial profitability, because they are ...
  • Two reasons for not using commodity taxation in the presence of an optimal income tax 

    Ruiz del Portal, X. (Xavier) (Instituto de Estudios Fiscales, 2020)
    This paper presents two arguments in favor of the sole use of an income tax for redistribution purposes. The first is that most findings on nonlinear commodity taxation such as Mirrlees’s formulae for Pareto efficiency, ...
  • Les ruralitats. Els micropobles de Lleida 

    Hernández-Trejo, Mario; Andrés Cabello, Sergio; Garreta i Bochaca, Jordi; Domingo, Jordi (Domingo i Coll); Ganau Casas, Joan; Carol, Joan; Guerrero, Carles; Llop Torné, Josep Maria; Enciso Rodríguez, Joan Pere; Sala Rios, Mercè; Torres Solé, Teresa; Pelegrí Viaña, Xavier; González Rodríguez, Juan Agustín; Miranda Ruche, Xavier; Bernad Cavero, Olga; Llevot Calvet, Núria; López Teulón, María Paz; Marín Marquilles, Roger (Càtedra d’Estudis Socioeconòmics i Despoblament del Territori de Lleida; Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2021)
    Aquest primer llibre de la Càtedra d’Estudis Socioeconòmics i Despoblament del Territori Rural de Lleida pretén ser una primera aproximació a les ruralitats de les comarques de Lleida mitjançant una diagnosi a nivell ...
  • Examining NEET situations in Spain: Labour Market, Discourses and Policies 

    Strecker, Tanja Conni; López, Joffre; Cabasés i Piqué, Ma. Àngels (Springer Nature, 2021-08-10)
    Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET) and its Spanish equivalent ‘nini’ (Ni estudia, Ni trabaja) have dominated youth policy discourses in recent years. Within the European Union, Spain is one of the countries ...
  • Effects of innovation on exports in Spanish cooperatives 

    Sala Rios, Mercè; Torres Solé, Teresa (The Publisher, 2021-02-12)
    This paper analyses the relationship between innovation and export status of Spanish manufacturing work cooperatives. Our working hypothesis is that innovation has a positive and significant impact on the cooperatives' ...
  • Export behaviour and innovation: a challenge to be met by cooperatives 

    Sala Rios, Mercè; Farré i Perdiguer, Mariona (Economics Bulletin, 2021-09-20)
    This study examines cooperatives' export behaviour. The aim is to determine the direct effect of cooperatives' size, innovation and experience on export intensity and whether there are any indirect effects. We use Path ...
  • The Youth Guarantee in Spain: A worrying situation after its implementation 

    Cabasés i Piqué, Ma. Àngels; Úbeda Pavia, Miquel (Centre of Sociological Research, 2021)
    This article presents a critical assessment of the application of the Youth Guarantee programme, oriented toward young people under the age of 30, in Spain from 2013 to 2018. It analyses the effectiveness of ...
  • Analysing electricity flows and congestions: Looking at locational patterns 

    Costa, M. Teresa (Maria Teresa); Daví-Arderius, Daniel; Trujillo-Baute, Elisa (2021-06-07)
    Countries are making important efforts decarbonising their electricity generation mix. In this context, improving the operational efficiency enables better use to be made by renewables and the grids. However, the location ...
  • Incidència de les metodologies docents i dels hàbits d’estudi sobre el rendiment acadèmic: una comparació entre estudiants universitaris de primer curs de les titulacions LRU i dels Graus de la Facultat de Dret i Economia de la UdL 

    Armengol Rosinés, M. Teresa; Castillo Solsona, Ma. Mercedes; Gómez Adillón, Ma. Jesús; Tena Tarruella, Anna; Vendrell Vilanova, Anna (CIDUI Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació, 2012)
    En el present treball volem donar a conèixer els resultats del projecte 2009MQD 00206 finançat per l’AGAUR. Aquest estudi, analitza empíricament com les metodologies docents i els hàbits d’estudi dels alumnes de primer ...
  • Can a Multi-Criteria Methodology Fit with Non-Profit Institutions Decision-Making? An Application in a Spanish Non-Profit Association 

    Sala Rios, Mercè; Torres Solé, Teresa; Farré i Perdiguer, Mariona (Springer, 2020-05-20)
    The 2008 crisis occurred in Spain while the Social Economy was undergoing a processof development and transformation to meet growing demand. The new stage uncoveredorganizational inefficiency in the Social Economy's ...
  • Cooperative employment cycles in Spain. Does regional localization matter? 

    Sala Rios, Mercè; Farré i Perdiguer, Mariona; Torres Solé, Teresa (Ediciones Complutense, 2020-10-05)
    This paper presents a territorial analysis of the cooperatives within various Spanish regions. The purpose is threefold. The first objective is to investigate whether the cooperatives' employment cycle shows a different ...
  • Exporting and Firms’ Performance—What about Cooperatives? Evidence from Spain 

    Sala Rios, Mercè; Farré i Perdiguer, Mariona; Torres Solé, Teresa (MDPI, 2020)
    This paper examines how exporting cooperatives evolve and differ from those that are focused on the domestic market. We use a Spanish firm-level panel data set spanning 26 years (1991–2016). We work with a wide set of ...
  • El desperdicio de alimentos como externalidad negativa: soluciones contenidas en la normativa francesa y propuestas para el caso español 

    Armengol Rosinés, M. Teresa; Salamero Teixidó, Laura; Plana Farran, Manel (Generalitat de Catalunya, Departament de Territori i Sostenibilitat; Revista Catalana de Dret Ambiental, 2020, vol. 11, núm. 1, p. 1-47, 2020)
    Según la FAO, un tercio de todos los alimentos producidos en el mundo acaban tirándose. Las consecuencias de tal derroche no son solo económicas, sociales y éticas, sino también medioambientales. El desperdicio por parte ...

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