Cristina dos Santos

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Over the last thirty years, economic models have been developed that recognize that potentially conflicting interests may shape household decisions and the sharing of resources within families. This paper provides an overview of how decision-making within households has been modeled within economics, presents the main benefits and limitations of those(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the status and outline the trends of community pharmacy services in the Portuguese healthcare system. FINDINGS The legal framework for Portuguese pharmacies includes geographic and demographic criteria for opening pharmacies and restricting ownership to pharmacists. Since 1975, pharmacy owners have been organized under one(More)
Solanum tuberosum ssp. tuberosum (cv. Spunta) was transformed with a chimeric transgene containing the Potato virus Y (PVY) coat protein (CP) sequence. Screening for PVY resistance under greenhouse conditions yielded over 100 independent candidate lines. Successive field testing of selected lines allowed the identification of two genetically stable(More)
A family of tungstated zirconia solid acid catalysts were synthesised via wet impregnation and subsequent thermochemical processing for the transformation of glucose to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF). Acid strength increased with tungsten loading and calcination temperature, associated with stabilisation of tetragonal zirconia. High tungsten dispersions of(More)
Despite the diversity of studies in competitiveness, thus far there has been little research aimed at capturing and measuring the effects of different factors of competitiveness in the tourism sector. This research, based upon the cross-referencing of primary and secondary data, pioneers the identification of the different facets contributing towards(More)
A recent study by Autor et al. (2008) has pointed out that the skill premia has risen in the US since the 60s. Several other authors have highlighted these trends across different OECD countries (e.g., Katz and Murphy, 1992; Machin, 1996; Goldin and Katz, 1999; Chay and Lee, 2000, Conte and Vivarelli, 2007). A common consensus points to the on-going growth(More)
This paper examines how contributions to household resources, indicated by employment status, influence satisfaction with household income (SWHI) for members of male/female couples. We take changes in SWHI, which may differ within couples, to indicate changes in perceived benefits from their common household income, benefits that can go beyond individual(More)
  • Susan Himmelweit, Walton Hall, +4 authors Jerome De Henau
  • 2013
Over the last thirty years, economic models have been developed that recognize that potentially conflicting interests may shape household decisions and the sharing of resources within families. This paper provides an overview of how decision-making within households has been modeled within economics, presents the main benefits and limitations of those(More)
The 21st International Mammalian Genome Conference was held at the Kyoto Terrsa in Kyoto, Japan. This follows in series with the 7th and 14th IMGC, which were also held in Japan. The organizer was Yoshihide Hayashizaki, who worked with a local organizing committee of ten members. The International Mammalian Genome Society Secretariat comprises Maja Bucan(More)