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Analysing energy poverty in Spain
In this thesis we study energy poverty in Spain both at the level of concept and reality, using the Spanish family budgets survey for the year 2010. First we introduce the phenomenon of energy poverty analysing lightly its ...
An estimation of Armington elasticities at the EU-28 level
The Armington substitution elasticity is a key parameter for trade-policy analysis. The purpose of this study then is no other than to re-estimate NEST 11 Armington elasticities making use of the upgraded versions of WIOD ...
The economic consequences of the Brexit vote
On June 2016, the British people voted to leave the European Union. This unexpected result provides us with the opportunity to study the impact of the vote on the economy. We replicate the work done by Born et al. (2017) ...
Public and private interest politics
This paper analyses the factors that influence politicians to enter politics. The objective of the project is to examine if the main motivation of politicians to enter politics is public interest or private interest. In ...
Poverty in the Basque Country and poverty reduction measures
After the Great Recession, there is a wide debate about the implementation of Minimum Income Schemes (MIS) in order to reduce poverty. In this paper, we analyze the evolution of poverty and inequality in the Basque Country ...
The impact of technological progress on the labor market: employment polarization in Europe
Following findings of recent literature, we analyze which are the main effects of the routine-bias technical change on employment. The master thesis shows evidence of employment polarization pattern for 16 European countries ...